Dean Mead’s Government Relations, Lobbying and Administrative Law industry team are pleased to provide a summary report of the highlights from the 2014 Florida Legislative Session. March 24, 2014 Annual Appropriations. As week 4 of the Session begins, both Houses are preparing to bring their $74 billion spending plans for the coming fiscal to the floor […]
Today, the United States Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued a very significant and consequential ruling, Revenue Ruling 2013-17, addressing tax issues arising from the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision of U.S. v. Windsor, 133 S. Ct. 2675, issued on June 26, 2013. For federal tax purposes, the IRS will now recognize all same-sex […]
For those of you who were unable to attend our recent seminar covering Florida’s new estate planning legislation, we have posted our materials on our website. We hope you find them useful.
We are extending an invitation to our readers to attend our seminar on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Orange County Bar Association, 880 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando covering recent Florida legislation affecting estate planning. The topics will include limited liability companies, inherited IRAs, the Florida Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act, […]
Family Businesses Catch a Big BreakBy Anne TergesenThe Wall Street Journal, Family Value, February 19, 2011 Business Succession Planning and the New Gift Tax ExemptionBy Gerry W. BeyerWills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog, February 27, 2011 2010 Transfer Tax Changes – Actual Reform or Repairing a Leaky Dike with a Band-AidBy George D. KaribjanianWealth Strategies […]
On December 17, 2010, President Obama signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 (the “2010 Act”), which extended the so-called “Bush Tax Cuts” through 2012, thereby maintaining the current federal income tax rates, capital gain rates and dividend rates through 2012. In addition, the 2010 Act contained the following […]