Tag Archives: Tax

E-Commerce: “Physical Presence” Sales Tax Collection

You don’t have to look hard to find the advantages internet retailers enjoy over their brick-and-mortar counterparts — and I’m not just talking about the lack of a enraged landlord banging down the door for this month’s rent (not to … Continue reading

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When to Update Your Estate Plan

An estate plan, much like an automobile, requires regular maintenance to keep it running smoothly — or at least, to keep it from breaking down. The question is: how regular is “regular”? Many estate planning attorneys agree that every 3-5 … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gift (Tax) Ideas for Christmas

It’s t-minus four days to the peak of the gifting season, Christmas, and we seem entirely occupied with the end of the world, the fiscal cliff, the end of the recession and the general end of sanity as we know it. … Continue reading

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Postpone Estate Tax Payment to Save the Family Business

What’s the best way to create wealth?  If I had a definitive answer, you can bet your margarita that I’d be typing this from a beach somewhere. From where I’m actually typing this — my Annapolis business law office — … Continue reading

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Why Farmers Need an Estate Plan

Not all small business owners wear slacks.  Instead, some opt for overalls or jeans and work boots and make their offices in barns and fields, tending livestock and crops. Regardless of the uniform, every small business owner faces an uphill … Continue reading

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