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Daryl Krauza Comments on Estate of William C. English

Published: July 7th, 2020

By: Daryl J. Krauza

Hospital’s Mistake Causes It to Lose Claim Filed Against Estate An unusual probate case that resulted in a hospital being unable to collect on a bill shows the importance of proper training for collections employees and in following the right procedures for alerting estates to claims, according to Dean Mead attorney Daryl J. Krauza. The […]

Brad Gould Appointed to Chair S Corporations Committee of American Bar Association

Published: July 1st, 2020

By: Brad Gould

FORT PIERCE, Fla., July 1, 2020 – Brad Gould, a shareholder in Dean Mead’s Stuart and Fort Pierce offices, has been appointed as chair of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) S Corporations Committee for 2020-2022, effective today. Gould previously served as vice chair of the ABA S Corporations Committee. The ABA […]

COVID-19 Impacts on Florida May Tax Revenues

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: June 26th, 2020

By: H. French Brown, IV

Florida’s general revenue fund is the main source of discretionary funding for the State. This January, the State’s economists estimated that the State would receive $36.2B in general revenue during the State’s fiscal year: July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. Of that amount, approximately $12.5B (34.5%) was expected to be received in March through […]

Florida Trend Recognizes 10 Attorneys as ‘Legal Elite’

Published: June 22nd, 2020

Ten attorneys have been recognized among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2020. The list includes four of the firm’s shareholders who are members of the distinguished Hall of Fame. Darryl M. Bloodworth, Lauren Y. Detzel, Peter M. Dunbar and Mark E. Holcomb have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite […]

Dean Mead Grows Tax Department with the Addition of Amanda Govin

Published: June 22nd, 2020

ORLANDO, Fla. – Dean Mead announces the addition of associate Amanda Govin, who joins the Tax practice group in the firm’s Orlando office. Govin will focus on assisting clients with tax planning issues, and working on matters involving all types of business entities, such as LLCs, S and C corporations, and partnerships, and also not-for-profit organizations. […]

15 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized by 2020 Florida Super Lawyers List

Published: June 10th, 2020

FLORIDA – June 10, 2020 – Dean Mead announces that 15 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Florida Super Lawyers, an annual list of top-ranked lawyers. This also includes one attorney recognized as a “Rising Star,” an up-and-comer under the age of 40. The honorees are among a […]

Initial Details Released on COVID-19 Impacts to Florida Tax Revenues

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: May 27th, 2020

By: H. French Brown, IV

Florida’s general revenue fund is the main source of discretionary funding for the State.  This January, the State’s economists estimated that the State would receive $36.2B in general revenue during the State’s fiscal year July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. Of that amount, approximately $12.5B (34.5%) was expected to be received in March through […]

Florida Department of Revenue Emergency Order Providing Limited Relief to Corporate Income Taxpayers: April 27, 2020

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: April 28th, 2020

By: H. French Brown, IV

On March 26, 2020, the Florida Department of Revenue issued Emergency Orders delaying sales tax and property tax payments for some businesses. On April 6, 2020, Governor DeSantis directed the Department of Revenue to issue an Emergency Order suspending the state’s documentary stamp tax on notes and written obligations made pursuant to Title I of […]