Tag Archives: Annapolis Maryland

Scraped Knees and Rejected Business Loans

A friend of mine in business banking recently lamented that he’s had to reject most of the small business loan applications that have crossed his desk over the last few weeks. I suspect uncertainty in the changing tax laws is … Continue reading

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Creating a 2013 Social Media plan without 2012 mistakes

I, like a lot of people, am spending this New Year’s Day reviewing my goals and expectations for the new year. Staring me in the face is a chamber of commerce speech I have to give this month on the … Continue reading

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The Boat Trust: Why Every Sailor Needs to Plan

You live in Annapolis, therefore, either you own a boat or you know someone who does, even if just a small canoe for raiding the neighbor’s crab traps. That means you probably have a good idea of the resources required … Continue reading

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“Small” Estates Get Bigger for Maryland Probate

A new Maryland law increases the maximum value of a decedent’s assets that qualifies for probate administration as a small estate. According its fiscal policy note, Maryland Chapter 62 “increases the eligibility thresholds for small estate administration from $30,000 to … Continue reading

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How Will Estate Tax Changes Affect My Small Business?

Find out by checking out my guest post for Rocket Lawyer’s blog Everyday Law, “How Estate Tax Changes Could Affect Your Small Business.” Now that the election is the rearview mirror, we notice that we’ve been driving in the shadow of … Continue reading

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