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21 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Florida Super Lawyers

Orlando, Fla. – Florida Super Lawyers recently announced that 21 Dean Mead attorneys have been named to the publication’s annual list of top-ranked lawyers including five attorneys who are selected as rising stars in Florida for 2018. The honorees are among a diverse list of the top attorneys, nominated by their own peers. No more […]

21 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Florida Super Lawyers

Orlando, Fla. – Florida Super Lawyers recently announced that 21 Dean Mead attorneys have been named to the publication’s annual list of top-ranked lawyers including five attorneys who are selected as rising stars in Florida for 2018. The honorees are among a diverse list of the top attorneys, nominated by their own peers. No more […]

Brad Gould Speaks at ABA Tax Section Meeting

Published: June 1st, 2018

By: Brad Gould

Fort Pierce, Fla. – Brad Gould – a shareholder at the law firm of Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer – was the moderator of two panel discussions at the American Bar Association (ABA) Tax Section Meeting on May 11 – 12, 2018 in Washington, D.C. The topic was titled, Choice of Entity Under the 2017 […]

Actual Economic Outlay Doctrine Lives On

Published: May 31st, 2018

By: Stephen R. Looney

A back-to-back loan in the S corporation context refers to an arrangement in which an S corporation shareholder borrows funds from an unrelated or related third party, and then lends such funds to the S corporation.  A loan may be structured as a back-to-back loan at the outset to enable the shareholder to obtain a […]

Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Six Dean Mead Attorneys for Legal Excellence

Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead has been ranked among the top Florida law firms in Chambers USA 2018 America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual publication by Chambers and Partners. The rankings include six of the firm’s attorneys in the categories of Tax and State and Local Taxation. The attorneys receiving the prestigious recognition include: […]

Frivolous Lawsuits Can Backfire and Lead to Malicious Prosecution Lawsuits in Florida

Published: May 1st, 2018

By: Joseph K. Naberhaus

A Florida appellate court has opened the door a little wider for aggrieved parties to sue when they are the targets of frivolous litigation. Litigation can be expensive and aggravating, and the courts, in principle, discourage meritless lawsuits that are intended only to punish a defendant by forcing the expenditure of time and money. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]