Restaurant after Covid

January 18th, 2021

Business Meals – Now 100% Deductible

Do you remember when business meals were always fully deductible? You would need to look back in time to 1986. However, with the hope of assisting the struggling restaurant industry, Congress included a provision in…

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January 12th, 2021

New COVID-19 Relief Legislation Contains Paycheck Protection Program Modifications

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, passed by Congress and signed by the President on December 27, 2020 as part of the Federal government’s continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, contains significant modifications to the Paycheck…

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PPP Application

January 6th, 2021

Tax Provisions of the Emergency Coronavirus Relief Legislation

As part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021, the lengthiest legislation in U.S. history at more than 5500 pages, Congress enacted further tax relief to those adversely affected by the coronavirus but including additional provisions.…

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December 31st, 2020

Put your cellphone down while driving!

§ 46.2-818.2. (Effective January 1, 2021) Use of handheld personal communications devices in certain motor vehicles in Virginia. A. It is unlawful for any person, while driving a moving motor vehicle on the highways in…

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Date of Event: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Tax and PPP Provisions of the Emergency Coronavirus Relief Legislation

Besides overriding the IRS and permitting the deduction of wages and other expenses paid with forgiven PPP loans, the long-anticipated Emergency Coronavirus Relief Legislation contains numerous other tax provisions such as a second recovery rebate…

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December 14th, 2020

31 Stein Sperling Attorneys Named to 2021 Maryland Super Lawyers List

Stein Sperling is proud to announce 31 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2021 Maryland Super Lawyers list, including attorneys on the Top 10, Top 50, and Top 100 lists. A…

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Signing Contract

December 9th, 2020

Business Agreements and COVID-19

Have You Reviewed Your Business Agreements Lately? One of the lessons COVID-19 has taught us is that serious events, with significant consequences, can occur quickly and without warning. During this time, all businesses have faced…

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November 12th, 2020

Prenups: Who Needs ‘Em?

A prenuptial agreement is like an insurance policy; you hate dealing with it and you hope never to have to use it, but if you wind up needing it, you are very glad to have…

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IRS Building

November 6th, 2020

IRS Announces Taxpayer Relief Initiative to Help Those Struggling With Tax Debt

On November 2, 2020, the IRS announced the Taxpayer Relief Initiative to help individuals and businesses struggling with tax debt during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Initiative, announced in IRS Notice 2020-248, provides for simplified payment…

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November 6th, 2020

Stein Sperling listed in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2021

Stein Sperling has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in three practice areas and regionally in 11 practice areas. Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law…

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