Archive for Category: Death Care Industry

501(c)(13) Cemeteries: A Primer

As Benjamin Franklin’s famously noted, nothing in life is guaranteed except for death and taxes. While this is largely true, there is an IRS classification that allows certain cemetery businesses exemption from taxes. 501(c)(13) status is available to nonprofit mutual cemetery companies and nonprofit incorporated cemetery companies. The Internal...

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Uses of Trusts in Estate Planning

For some reason, perhaps owing to its use in popular culture via soaps, tabloids, and movies, the word estate seems to be applied to the very rich. In fact, when you have a property and other valuables after you die, those make up your estate. This may include a...

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Cemetery Software for Today and Tomorrow

Cemetery Software for Today and Tomorrow When you think of cemeteries, you might not think of the most technologically advanced places.  After all, most cemeteries still use a lot of paper in their day-to-day operations. However, cemeteries can use technology to stay relevant in today’s competitive markets.

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