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Most of you have heard the term estate recovery by now and understand what it is. Estate recovery is the program through which the State of Michigan is paid back for Medicaid benefits provided to certain recipients upon the recipient’s […]
Plan sponsors have work to do on their summary of benefits and coverage (“SBC”) in the coming months. The government recently published proposed regulations related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (“PPACA”) SBC requirement. The proposed regulations would […]
Fraser Trebilcock’s Spring 2015 Estate Strategies newsletter contains valuable information on a variety of Trusts and Estates topics, including: Ten tips for Estate planning. Protection planning techniques to protect your assets. An overview on the new property tax uncapping exemption and the […]
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued Notice 2015-16 commencing the regulatory process to develop guidance on what’s been called the Cadillac Tax, i.e., the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage. Employers and plan sponsors, especially those with […]
When meeting with clients and assisting them with an estate plan, I am frequently asked questions about asset protection. This seems to be a more common occurrence with clients who are business owners, those who own commercial real estate, or […]
It’s not every day that you hear two Supreme Court justices call the American criminal justice system too harsh. However, this week U.S. Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer and Anthony Kennedy testified just that to the Financial Services and General […]
Fraser Trebilcock Firm President Michael P. Donnelly was inducted into the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Class of 2015 “Leaders in the Law” today at a luncheon in Troy. The honor is given to legal professionals who have made great strides in […]
Tired of seeing stagnant or declining sales? Want practical solutions that you can start right now with limited resources? Join us on April 14th for the complimentary Strategic Selling Workshop at the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. Tom McCallion from […]
In this day and age, every company from the smallest startup to Fortune 500 corporations needs to be concerned about protecting its Intellectual Property rights and avoiding infringing the intellectual property rights of others.
Effective January 15, 2015, Governor Snyder signed into law Senate Bills 623, 624 and 929. These three Bills amend the Michigan Nonprofit Corporation Act (the “Act”) which is the law under which most Michigan nonprofit corporations operate. Some of the […]