For Your Benefit Radio

June 11th, 2021

David De Jong and Steve Widdes Speak on Estate Planning In Light of Proposed Legislation

On Monday, June 7, Stein Sperling tax and estate attorneys David De Jong and Steve Widdes joined host Bob Leins on Federal News Network’s ForYourBenefit show to talk about “Tax and Estate Planning Today – In…

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June 7th, 2021

When it’s Time, it’s Time. You Don’t Have to Wait to File for Divorce

Many spouses ready to file for divorce believe that they must wait for a year before they can start the process.  This common misconception is nothing more than that – a misconception.  Although the one-year…

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Maryland State House

May 14th, 2021

Montgomery County Enacts New Standard in Harassment Cases

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) had previously issued guidelines, which applied to all employers, stating that employers “should provide [harassment prevention] training to its employees to ensure they understand their rights and responsibilities.”…

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May 12th, 2021

Top 5 Tips for Getting Back to Business in a Vaccinated World

Navigating the COVID aftermath is the next big hurdle businesses must face. As owners, management teams and HR departments work through the return of employees to an in-person work environment and restrictions begin to be…

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Ride share illustration

April 15th, 2021

Insurance in the Age of Rideshare

Every person who drives for a rideshare company needs to make sure they have sufficient coverage to protect themselves and their assets in the event of a collision.  Many rideshare operators mistakenly believe that either…

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Clock with Time To Plan

April 13th, 2021

Succession Planning for Your Business

What is the endgame for your business? Do you want to sell it to a third party or transition it to employees or family members – or something else? Whatever your goal, a successful business…

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March 31st, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Enacted

On March 11, 2021 President Biden signed into law a new COVID relief package which included a number of tax provisions: A $1,400 credit for individual taxpayers with an additional $1,400 for each dependent with…

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1040 form

March 26th, 2021

Tax Deadlines Extended for 2020 Tax Year

The Internal Revenue Service has extended the April 15, 2021 deadline for filing 2020 individual tax returns in light of continuing COVID-19 issues and the late start for processing returns.  Individual 1040s will now be…

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Maryland Flag Digital Tax Rate 6%

March 15th, 2021

Tax Alert: “Digital Products” Now Taxable in Maryland

As of March 14, 2021, Maryland undertakes the greatest expansion of its 6% Sales and Use Tax since its enactment by extending the tax to the sale of all “digital products.” Hoping to shore up…

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Home sweet home doormat

March 9th, 2021

Tips for Co-ownership of a House Prior to Marriage

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make. Buying a home with your significant other prior to marriage adds additional challenges and can be risky. It is important to…

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