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Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts Moves Forward in House and Senate

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Published: November 20th, 2017

By: Matthew J. Ahearn

On November 16, 2017, the House of Representative passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on a party-line vote (227-205), with several GOP representatives from California, New Jersey, and New York voting against the bill in part because it would reduce the deduction for state and local taxes. Later that same day, the Senate Finance Committee […]

Solar Tax Incentives Article Featured in Tax Section Bulletin

Dean Mead Attorney Mark Holcomb
Published: November 15th, 2017

By: Dana M. Apfelbaum Michael D. Minton Mark E. Holcomb

Michael Minton, Mark Holcomb, and Dana Apfelbaum co-authored an article published in the Fall 2017 edition of the Tax Section Bulletin, a publication of The Florida Bar. “Florida’s Current Climate is Ripe for Solar Tax Incentives” discusses certain Federal, state and local tax incentives that benefit Florida’s business owners and residents who choose to implement […]

Mark Holcomb Speaks at 38th Annual Conference of the National Assn. of State Bar Tax Sections

Dean Mead Attorney Mark Holcomb
Published: November 13th, 2017

By: Mark E. Holcomb

Tallahassee State and Local Tax lawyer, Mark E. Holcomb, was a guest speaker at the 38th Annual Conference of the National Association of State Bar Tax Sections in Washington, D.C. on October 27th. He joined fellow presenters, Gary R. Thorup and Raymond J. Freda, on the topic of, “Ethics and Multijurisdictional Practice Issues”.  A copy of the […]

Senate Releases Chairman’s Mark to Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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Published: November 10th, 2017

By: Matthew J. Ahearn

On November 9, 2017, the Joint Committee on Taxation released the Description of the Chairman’s Mark of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Chairman’s Mark”) that is scheduled for markup by the Senate Finance Committee on November 13, 2017. The Chairman’s Mark shows that the Senate’s concepts for tax legislation contain significant differences from the […]

Solar Farm Leasing Article Published in Farm Credit LEADER

Attorneys Michael D. Minton, Anna H. Long, Christopher R. D’Amico, and Dennis G. Corrick authored an article that is featured in the Fall issue of Farm Credit LEADER. The article, “Preserving Your Power: 10 Tips for Negotiating a Solar Farm Lease,” offers valuable advice on what things to consider when drafting the right terms and […]

Melanie Griffin Receives the FSU 2017 Recent Alumni Achievement Award

Published: November 10th, 2017

Congratulations to Melanie S. Griffin. She received the 2017 Recent Alumni Achievement Award, presented by FSU, at the 11th Annual Leadership and Scholarship dinner on November 2nd. The award was established by the Recent Alumni Board in 2011 to honor College of Business alumni from the past 10 years, who have made significant professional and […]

Hurricane Relief, Solar Energy, Cybersecurity and Tax Reform Among Notable Topics at Ag Conference

Published: November 8th, 2017

The 7th Annual Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference (FAFMC) was held at the B Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista on November 2-3. More than 90 people (mostly Florida growers and farmers) were in attendance to learn about key issues ranging from hurricane recovery, tax strategies and cybersecurity, to cash flow, operational efficiency and reduced labor costs. […]

Brad Gould Elected to Treasure Coast Hospice Board

Published: November 8th, 2017

By: Brad Gould

Fort Pierce, FL — Brad Gould, a shareholder at the law firm of Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for Treasure Coast Hospice. The organization offers patients and their families a comprehensive, compassionate approach to palliative care, hospice services and grief support, while also building communities […]