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FACT FINDER FORENSICS INC.

Trust & Estate Services

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Fact Finder Forensics excels in multifaceted services crucial for effective estate management. In the realm of Fraud Detection and Prevention, our team meticulously reviews and analyzes financial records, conducts detailed investigations into suspicious activities, and employs forensic accounting techniques to identify fraudulent elements. We collaborate with legal teams, prepare comprehensive reports, and provide expert testimony in court, ensuring a robust strategy for asset recovery and future fraud prevention. Post-fraud investigations are conducted to fortify internal controls, and collaboration with law enforcement ensures comprehensive support.

 

Our Valuation of Estate Assets service involves an exhaustive review of financial records, identifying and valuing all estate assets, and assessing potential tax implications. We specialize in the valuation of business interests, offering detailed reports and expert testimony when needed. We collaborate with attorneys and executors, ensuring a holistic understanding of the estate's value and adapting valuations to changing circumstances.

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In Tax Planning and Compliance, our team reviews and analyzes financial records for tax compliance, prepares estate tax returns, and advises on strategies to minimize tax liability. We provide guidance on complex tax issues, maintain meticulous records, and offer expert testimony in tax-related court cases.

Our Financial Analysis and Reporting service involves a thorough analysis of estate financials, assessing net worth, liquidity, and tax implications. We prepare detailed reports, provide expert testimony, and assist in asset distribution and dispute resolution. Collaboration with legal and tax professionals ensures compliance with financial regulations and laws, and ongoing support includes fraud detection, financial impact analysis for estate planning strategies, and settling estate debts.

Fact Finder Forensics services for Trusts & Estates:

Fraud Detection and Prevention
Tax Planning and Compliance
Valuation of Estate Assets
Financial Analysis and Reporting

Fraud Detection and Prevention

Fact Finder Forensics employs detailed financial analysis and forensic accounting techniques to identify and prevent fraud in estate management. From collaborating with legal teams to providing expert testimony, our comprehensive approach includes post-fraud investigations and collaboration with law enforcement.

Our Forensic Accountants are provide support in:
  • Reviewing and analyzing financial records for inconsistencies or irregularities.

  • Conducting detailed investigations into suspicious transactions or activities.

  • Identifying and tracing assets, including hidden or undisclosed assets.

  • Evaluating the legitimacy of debts and claims against the estate.

  • Assessing tax records and returns for signs of evasion or avoidance.

  • Applying various forensic accounting techniques to detect fraudulent activities.

  • Interviewing individuals involved in the estate, such as family members, executors, or legal representatives, to gather information.

  • Collaborating with legal teams to understand the implications of findings.

  • Preparing detailed reports outlining findings and presenting evidence of fraud.

  • Preparing detailed reports outlining findings and presenting evidence of fraud.

  • Providing expert testimony in court if necessary.

  • Recommending strategies for recovery of assets and prevention of future fraud.

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of internal controls to prevent fraud.

  • Conducting post-fraud investigations to identify loopholes and ensure proper measures are in place to prevent recurrence.

  • Assisting law enforcement agencies with criminal investigations related to the estate.

  • Evaluating potential risks and vulnerabilities within the estate's financial management system.

  • Conducting regular audits of the estate's financial activities.

  • Ensuring compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to estate management.

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Valuation of Estate Assets

Specializing in the valuation of diverse assets, including business interests, we conduct exhaustive reviews, prepare detailed reports, and offer expert testimony. Collaborating with legal professionals ensures a holistic understanding, and we adapt valuations to changing circumstances.

Our Forensic Accountants are provide support in:
  • Reviewing and analyzing financial records, including bank statements, investments, and real estate documents.

  • Identifying and valuing all assets owned by the estate, including real estate, personal property, stocks, bonds, and business interests.

  • Investigating and verifying the legitimacy of claimed assets.

  • Determining the fair market value of the assets at the date of the owner's death.

  • Identifying and valuing any liabilities associated with the estate, such as mortgages, loans, or other debts.

  • Assessing any potential tax implications related to the estate and its assets.

  • Conducting a thorough analysis of any business interests owned by the estate, which may include reviewing financial statements, assessing market conditions, and determining the value of the business.

  • Preparing detailed reports documenting the methods used and conclusions reached in the valuation process.

  • Providing expert testimony in court if the valuation is disputed.

  • Working with attorneys, executors, and other professionals involved in the estate to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the estate's value.

  • Re-evaluating the value of assets as necessary, such as in response to changes in market conditions or new information.

Tax Planning and Compliance

Ensuring tax compliance, we review financial records, prepare estate tax returns, and provide strategies to minimize tax liability. Expert guidance on complex tax issues, meticulous record-keeping, and support in tax-related court cases are integral components.

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We are experts at:
  • Reviewing and analyzing financial records to ensure compliance with tax laws.

  • Preparing and filing estate tax returns.

  • Identifying potential tax deductions and credits related to the estate.

  • Evaluating the tax implications of different estate planning strategies.

  • Assisting in the resolution of any tax disputes or audits related to the estate.

  • Providing guidance on tax laws and regulations that apply to the estate.

  • Assessing the impact of any potential tax law changes on the estate.

  • Developing strategies to minimize estate tax liability.

  • Ensuring all tax payments are made on time to avoid penalties.

  • Documenting and maintaining records of all tax-related activities for the estate.

  • Conducting research on complex tax issues related to the estate.

  • Providing expert testimony in court cases related to estate tax disputes.

  • Assisting in the preparation of gift tax returns, if applicable.

  • Evaluating the tax consequences of distributing estate assets to beneficiaries.

  • Conducting valuation of estate assets for tax purposes.

Financial Analysis and Reporting

Our service involves a thorough financial analysis of the estate, assessing net worth, liquidity, and tax implications. We prepare detailed reports, provide expert testimony, assist in asset distribution, and collaborate with legal and tax professionals for compliance and ongoing support.

Forensic Accountants at Fact Finder Forensics are experts at:
  • Analyzing financial documents and records related to the estate.

  • Identifying and valuing all assets within the estate.

  • Evaluating the estate's liabilities and debts.

  • Determining the net worth of the estate.

  • Assessing the liquidity of the estate's assets.

  • Tracing and documenting the source of all funds.

  • Identifying any discrepancies or irregularities in the estate's financial records.

  • Evaluating the tax implications of the estate's financial situation.

  • Preparing detailed reports on the findings of the financial analysis.

  • Providing expert testimony in court if required.

  • Advising on the distribution of assets according to the will or law.

  • Assisting in dispute resolution related to the estate's finances.

  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant financial regulations and laws.

  • Evaluating potential financial risks or issues within the estate.

  • Assisting in the preparation of the estate's final tax return.

  • Providing recommendations for improving the estate's financial management.

  • Collaborating with other professionals such as lawyers and tax advisors.

  • Conducting fraud detection and prevention related to the estate's finances.

  • Analyzing the financial impact of proposed estate planning strategies.

  • Assisting in the transfer of assets and settling of the estate's debts.

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