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Dean Mead Sponsors Cinco de Derby

Published: April 23rd, 2018

Dean Mead is proud to sponsor Florida Citrus Sports Cinco de Derby on Saturday, May 5 at the Varsity Club. The Kentucky Derby has always been known to start the first Saturday in May. This year it also falls in line with another popular springtime celebration — Cinco de Mayo. Admission is free for all Florida Citrus […]

Taxpayer Rights in Florida: New Opportunity for Meaningful Reform

Published: April 20th, 2018

By: Mark E. Holcomb

The 2018 Florida Legislature granted greater independence and authority to the Department of Revenue’s office of Taxpayer Rights Advocate. Oversight of the Taxpayer Rights Advocate will shift from the Department to the Governor’s office; the Taxpayer Rights Advocate will also be responsible for recommending administrative and legislative changes to the Governor and legislative leadership to […]

Legislative Update Set for April 25th in Melbourne

Published: April 16th, 2018

Dean Mead and the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast are pleased to present: The 2018 Florida Legislative Update Wednesday, April 25, 2018 7:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Location:  Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place, 200 Rialto Place , Melbourne, FL 32901 The Legislative Session concluded in Tallahassee in March and as a result, key legislation for Florida’s […]

Jury Refuses to Hold Homebuilder Liable for Home Invasion

Published: April 16th, 2018

By: Anna E. Ketcham Michael J. Furbush

A homebuilder faced a $6 million lawsuit after a pregnant woman was kidnapped and shot by intruders who entered an upscale residential subdivision through open gates. But a Florida jury took just 30 minutes on Feb. 28, 2018, to find for Meritage Homes in a negligent security case that rested largely on whether leaving the […]

Charlie Egerton to be Featured at ACG Orlando Event

Published: April 12th, 2018

By: Charles H. Egerton

Tax /Corporate attorney, Charlie Egerton will be speaking at the ACG Orlando luncheon on May 1st at the Citrus Club. The topic is People, Processes and Profits: Key Strategies for Sustainable Growth. Egerton and fellow panelists from BDO, Natus Medical and ADP will address tax reform and the steps companies should take to develop sustainable […]

Mark Holcomb Speaks at ABA/IPTA in New Orleans

Published: April 10th, 2018

By: Mark E. Holcomb

Mark Holcomb, SALT attorney in Dean Mead’s Tallahassee office, spoke at the American Bar Association Institute for Professionals in Taxation (ABA/IPTA) Advanced Income Tax and Sales Tax seminar in New Orleans, LA on March 20th. Mr. Holcomb co-presented with Raymond J. Freda on the topic, Stranger in a Strange Land: Ethics and Multijurisdictional Practice. Their […]

Dennis Corrick Featured in Stuart Magazine

Published: April 4th, 2018

By: Dennis G. Corrick

Dean Mead real estate attorney, Dennis Corrick was featured in the April 2018 edition of Stuart Magazine. Read the article here: Protecting the Interests of Florida Agribusiness.

Steve Looney in Bloomberg Law on Pass-Through Deduction Limits

Published: April 2nd, 2018

By: Stephen R. Looney

Steve Looney, Chair of Dean Mead’s Corporate and Tax Department was quoted in the article entitled, How Firms Could Sidestep Tax Law’s Pass-Through Deduction Limits, published in Bloomberg Law on March 27, 2018. The article discusses how professional services firms are considering the possibility of spinning off administrative units of their pass-through businesses to qualify […]