Archive for January 2011

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10 Reasons Why Even Without a Taxable Estate, You Need an Estate Plan

 Estate-planning attorney and guest contributor Rania Combs discusses why estate planning is important no matter the size of your estate. Last December, the wealthiest 2 percent of Americans breathed a […]

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Students and Teachers — Get Smart About Your Taxes!

Whether you’re a college student, the parent of a student, or even an elementary or high school teacher, you’re probably looking for ways to reduce the costs of education on […]

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Tax Law Changes for 2010-11: What Everybody Needs to Know

The 2011 tax filing season has started, and as with every year, there are new tax laws to keep track of. Not every law may affect you, but here are […]

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The Sociable Lawyer Returns to New York!

Attention Sociable Lawyers!  You’re invited to join us February 1st from 5-7 pm at the Shoreham Hotel Bar in NYC for free drinks, appetizers, and the opportunity to mingle with […]

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W-2 & 1099 Tax Reporting Deadline Approaches

The deadline for business owners to meet their tax reporting requirements and file W-2 and/or 1099 forms is January 31st.

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Buying or selling a business – tips from an M&A attorney

M&A attorney and guest contributor Brian V. Powers discusses the practical and legal considerations that arise when buying or selling a business. When people consider buying or selling a business, […]

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Business To Do List for 2011

Phew! You made it through 2010, and your business made it with you. It wasn’t easy, but you did it. Alas, time stops for no one. Is your business ready […]

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Divorce and Health Insurance Considerations

Family lawyer Jason A. Weis outlines the considerations divorcées must address regarding their own and their children’s health insurance coverage.

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Married? Take Advantage of Recent Estate Tax Law Changes

The tax overhaul passed in December may look similar in some ways to previous years, with extensions of certain tax cuts. However, when it comes to estate planning, the new […]

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Virtual Lawyer Spotlight – Brian V. Powers

Virtual Lawyer Spotlight aims to educate lawyers about practicing law online through real-world case studies of lawyers successfully doing just that.

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Lawyer of the Year 2010

Behind every great news story is a great lawyer. We’ve compiled a list of nominees for Lawyer of the Year 2010. The final winner is up to you. Vote here.