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Reminder: Plan Sponsors of Certain Applicable Self-Funded Health Plans Must Make PCORI Fee Payment By July 31, 2015 Please let this serve as a reminder that the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee is due by July 31st and must […]
In a legal landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage (Obergefell v. Hodges). Previously, we blogged about changes to employee benefit plans, and trust and estate documents. Now, here’s a […]
The Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges will have wide-ranging implications across the country. The impact on estate planning and the administration of trusts and estates in Michigan is staggering. The Obergefell ruling dictates that same-sex couples may exercise […]
On Friday, June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued the 5-4 landmark decision in Obergefell v Hodges striking down same-sex marriage bans across the country as unconstitutional under the Fourteenth Amendment.
When Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), it had a drastic effect on both the estate and gift tax laws and planning opportunities for many estate planners. ATRA increased the estate and gift tax exemption to […]
Ten years have passed since the death of Terri Schiavo. While Terri’s case was tragic, her story serves as a lesson to us all about the importance of taking the time to prepare the proper legal documents that will help […]
Overwhelmed or confused by the numerous and ever-changing social media platforms? Do you have Facebook or Twitter for your small or medium business but don’t know where to begin or how to use it effectively?