Strauss Troy congratulates attorneys Elizabeth M. Reeder and Stephen E. Schilling, who have been named Shareholders of the firm. Reeder is a member of the firm’s Corporate|Business and Tax Planning|Compliance groups; Schilling is a member of the Litigation group. Reeder focuses her practice on business and tax law, counseling individuals and businesses from start-ups to established, …Read More
Margaret Cunningham, Eric Francis, Michael Iannitti, and Alex Rodger bring a wealth of experience to Strauss Troy’s Real Estate, Corporate, and Litigation groups.
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has recognized Strauss Troy among the Best Law Firms of 2019. Strauss Troy has earned eleven metropolitan rankings and was nationally ranked in Project Finance Law. National Tier 3 Project Finance Law Metropolitan Tier 1 – Cincinnati Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs Project Finance Law …Read More
It is important to periodically review your life insurance to make sure that you have a policy that will stay in-force long enough to accomplish your estate planning objectives. Recent actions by the life insurance industry to increase costs associated with some policies make it very important to have your insurance reviewed.
Consider if you really need life insurance or if your policy is in danger of imploding. Strauss Troy attorneys can review your current life insurance and assist you if there is a problem with your policy. We can also assist you in evaluating how your policy fits into your current estate plan to ensure that your objectives in providing for your family are met.
Ohio legislature has increasingly expanded the number and types of convictions that can be removed from your record. These changes occurred as a result of the opioid epidemic, criminal justice reform, and a desire on the part of the Republican led legislature to permit more Ohioans to return to the workforce.
On October 29, 2018, the biggest changes yet to Ohio’s expungement law occurred. As of that date, a person in Ohio may expunge up to five felonies and an unlimited number of misdemeanors convictions. As with anything, there are some common sense limitations.
While Congress has not acted on any of the myriad proposals to increase opportunities for retirement savings, the Internal Revenue Service has announced that it will allow a bit more to be deposited into existing plans in 2019.
Next year, contribution limits for salary deferrals in into 401(k), 403(b) and 457(b) plans will increase from $18,500 to $19,000. Catch-up contributions (allowing participants age 50 or over to contribute an additional amount to 401(k) and 403(b) plans and Governmental 457(b) plans) remain limited to $6,000.
A letter to Strauss Troy clients regarding year end tax planning. Dear Client: As the end of the year approaches, it is a good time to think of planning moves that will help lower your tax bill for this year and possibly the next. Year-end planning for 2018 takes place against the backdrop of a …Read More
On October 3, The Internal Revenue Service issued guidance on the business deduction for meals and entertainment following changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).
While the act allows a deduction for expenses incurred during the tax year in carrying on trade or business, in 2017, the deduction of expenses related to entertainment, amusement or recreation was eliminated. However, the act does little to explain the tax treatment of business meals and there has been virtually no guidance from the IRS since the enactment of the TJCA until now.
By: Tim Theissen, Matt Worth & Carrie Waide
Divorce can be an exhausting process, but once it’s final, there can still be some work to do. Documents may need to be updated and arrangements may need to be made for everything to move forward without issues. These six tips can help you avoid problems later.
If you are preparing for divorce, some missteps can make things more difficult for you. It is wise to meet with an attorney early on – even before you decide for sure to divorce – without telling your spouse that you are going. Here are six tips to help you prepare for a divorce, before you even meet with an attorney.