Duties of a Personal Rep

July 1st, 2020

Duties of a Personal Representative/Executor

A Personal Representative (commonly referred to as an Executor) of an estate is an individual or institution designated to administer the estate of a decedent. As a fiduciary, a Personal Representative must settle and distribute…

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Covid Employment Interview

June 30th, 2020

Andrew Schwartz Speaks on PPP Loan Forgiveness & Legal Considerations as Employees Return to Work

Business attorney Andrew Schwartz joined The Small Business Network and Montgomery Community Media for a recorded presentation on “Payroll Protection Plan: Your Loan Forgiveness Questions Answered!” The presentation covers a range of topics, including answers…

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June 19th, 2020

Navigating the Back-to-School Decision with Your Ex

While school just let out for the summer, many parents are thinking ahead to the fall and whether they will send their children back to school if schools open back up. It is a tough…

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June 12th, 2020

Premises Liability During COVID-19

As numerous states throughout the U.S. continue their various phases of reopening and employees and patrons return to office buildings, restaurants and retail spaces, commercial landlords and tenants are facing new challenges during the COVID-19…

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June 8th, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020

On June 5, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (“Act”), which amends key provisions of the Small Business Act and the CARES Act that relate to the…

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June 4th, 2020

IRS Grants Further Relief – Extends People First Initiative

In light of continued economic hardship facing Americans, the IRS has extended its People’s First Initiative, effectively granting continued tax collection relief beyond the previously identified July 15th deadline. Key benefits to the People’s First…

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May 22nd, 2020

Making the Leap From a Hobby to a Business: Things to Keep in Mind When Starting a new Work-From-Home Business

From colorful mask-making to distilling hand sanitizer to cooking fresh meals – new work-from-home businesses are cropping up everywhere and providing important products and services to their local communities during the current COVID-19 pandemic. While…

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May 22nd, 2020

Impact on Personal Injury Settlements During COVID-19

During this time of COVID-19 many things are on hold, but your right to get fair compensation for your injuries should not be one of them. You may have heard the courts in Maryland, Virginia,…

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May 22nd, 2020

Flexible Spending Arrangements Become Even More Flexible

To assist in recovery from COVID-19, IRS announced in Notice 2020-29 that unused amounts from 2019 for medical costs or dependent care in a cafeteria plan may be utilized for expenses incurred through December 31,…

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Maryland State Flag Laws

May 22nd, 2020

Maryland Enacts a “Work-around” to Increase the Deduction for Taxes

Maryland has become the seventh state to allow pass-through entities such as partnerships, limited liability companies and S-corporations to elect to be taxed at the entity level as a “work-around” to the $10,000 cap on…

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