Gaurdianship Mom and Child

April 24th, 2018

The Importance of Designating Standby Guardians for Young Children

A common reason parents of young children consider estate planning is to ensure their children are properly cared for in the event that either or both parents pass away. Most parents of young children understand the…

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stein sperling attorneys interviewed on tax reform

April 20th, 2018

Stein Sperling Attorneys Interviewed on Tax Reform

Stein Sperling tax attorneys David De Jong and Mark Schweighofer and estates and trusts attorney Steven Widdes were interviewed by Montgomery Community Media, as part of their Small Business Network series, on “The Good, The…

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Don’t Forget Your Annual Report and Personal Property Return!

April 1st, 2018

Don’t Forget Your Annual Report and Personal Property Return!

Beginning in 2018, Maryland business owners will no longer be mailed a reminder to file their company’s Annual Report and Personal Property Return on or before April 15 (April 16 this year because April 15…

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Cost of Dying in Maryland

March 21st, 2018

The Cost of Dying in Maryland

There is an adage – “nothing is certain except death and taxes” – which is particularly applicable to Maryland residents. Although exposure to federal estate taxes has become less of a concern for many1, Maryland…

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Eggshell Audit

March 14th, 2018

Representing the Troubled Taxpayer – Handling an “eggshell” audit

What is an “eggshell” audit? An eggshell audit is a civil IRS examination with underlying criminal issues. Representation during an eggshell audit should be limited to: tax controversy attorneys and CPAs under a Kovel agreement…

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Broken Car Dashboard

March 6th, 2018

The Impact of Injuries: What Is Pain and Suffering?

Nothing has gone according to plan. First, you were injured in a car accident that was someone else’s fault.  You went to the doctor, but now the insurance company representing the other driver is being…

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Property Damage

February 12th, 2018

Property Damage: Duty to Mitigate Damages in Maryland

After being involved in a car accident, many people’s greatest concern is having their car repaired and back on the road as soon as possible. If your vehicle is damaged in a car accident in…

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Maryland Admission Tax

January 15th, 2018

Maryland’s Admission and Amusement Tax is No Joke

This article was originally published in the January 2018 edition of the Beverage Journal, a wine and spirits industry publication for Maryland for restaurant, tavern, social/private clubs and store owners.  Maryland’s Admissions and Amusement Tax is…

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Estates and Trusts attorney Steven Widdes featured in Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine

December 28th, 2017

Estates and Trusts attorney Steven Widdes featured in Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine

Stein Sperling Estate and Trusts attorney Steven Widdes was featured on the cover of the 2018 Maryland Super Lawyers annual magazine. The profile explores Steve’s past and how he uses humor to help diffuse the…

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2018 Super Lawyers

December 15th, 2017

2018 Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Includes 24 Stein Sperling Attorneys

Stein Sperling is pleased to announce that 24 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2018 Maryland Super Lawyers lists, including attorneys on Top 10, Top 50 and Top 10 lists. A…

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