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2016 Filing Date Changes

12/18/2016

Forms W-2 and l099-MISC.

When a business pays nonemployee compensation aggregating to $600 or more to a single payee in the tax year, the business ...

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You’re a Fiduciary: Now What?

12/18/2016

Starting a company 401k plan is a great milestone for a small businesses owner. It not only helps your employees save for their financial future ...

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Texas Judge Halts Implementation of New Overtime Regulations – What’s an employer to do?

11/23/2016

For Immediate Release

November 23, 2016

Yesterday a federal district court judge in Texas issued an injunction temporarily halting the implementation of the Department of ...

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NEW FAIR LABOR STANDARDS OVERTIME RULES BECOME EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2016

11/14/2016

Last May, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rule. The Final Rule focuses primarily on updating the ...

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The Importance of Having an Advanced Directive

9/9/2016

Imagine this: Your daughter goes off to college across the country.  A month later, you get a call from your daughter’s roommate telling you ...

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Reaching For Gold In Your Business

9/9/2016

The recently concluded Olympics in Rio showcased many inspirational stories and the drive that it takes to win at the highest levels of sport.   Consider ...

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Wagner v. State

6/10/2016

In a case that will likely have far-reaching implications in Maryland, on December 17, 2015, a hotly-divided Court of Appeals ruled that a party to ...

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Recent Financial Accounting Standards Board Lease Accounting Rules Need Your Attention

6/10/2016

If you are a commercial lender or a borrower you may be aware that the Financial Accounting Standards Board (commonly known as FASB) recently adopted ...

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Community Association Legislative Updates

6/10/2016

Below is a summary of the significant bills that passed this year impacting community associations which will become law on October 1, 2016:

Resale Disclosures ...

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Digital Assets and Your Estate

6/10/2016

Guess what?  Digital assets are now part of your estate!  This means that your email, social media, blogs, photo or video sharing accounts, online storage ...

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Senior Partner Michael W. Davis Appointed to Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission by Governor Hogan

5/9/2016

Columbia, MD - Davis, Agnor, Rapaport and Skalny, LLC, one of the region’s leading law firms, today announced that Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Attorney ...

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If Prince Had A Will....

4/29/2016

Prince's death, at the age of 57, feels like we have lost one of our musical icons long before his time.  His musical genius ...

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Paid Sick Leave Legislation Doesn't Pass Senate

4/8/2016

Small business owners can rest easy.  Maryland paid sick leave legislation survived the House but, it did not survive the Senate.  The chairman has commented ...

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Business Legal Check Up

Business Legal Check-Ups

2/28/2016

If you are like many entrepreneurs, your business plan may focus on growth, marketing or product development – or sometimes just day-to-day survival.  In the middle ...

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The End of Life Options Act

2/26/2016

The End-of-Life Options Act was filed in the House (HB 404) and in the Senate (SB 418), and is slowing going through the legislative process ...

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Have We Been Trumped By Bankruptcy?

2/25/2016

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump compels people to form strong opinions about him.  As of this writing, polls show him continuing to enjoy ...

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It Ain't Yours - The Truth About NonProfit "Ownership"

2/1/2016

Non-profit organizations provide a foundation upon which individuals can come together to fulfill a charitable mission. These organizations are typically structured as non-stock corporations and ...

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