ARPA modifications, extension of paid sick leave and family leave credits

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Dear Client: The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021, extended and significantly modified the payroll tax credits for qualifying sick leave and family leave wages. Below is a summary of the key provisions. Background: Both Covid-19-related credits were initially provided by the Families First Coronavirus Response …Read More

Got a High Property Tax Bill? Consider Applying for a Reduction of Your Property’s Taxable Value

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Did you recently get slapped with a surprisingly high property tax bill? Consider applying for a reduction of your property’s taxable value. Your county’s board of revision will conduct a hearing, and you will bear the burden of proving that your property was over-valued. If the board reduces your property’s value, the new value will usually apply to future tax years, which will save money on your tax bills well into the future. There are many intricacies to this process, and an experienced attorney can navigate it for you to optimize your opportunity for a value reduction.

Best Lawyers in America 2021 recognizes 15 Strauss Troy attorneys

Strauss Troy is pleased to announce that 15 of our attorneys have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Attorney Pete A. Smith was also recognized as Lawyer of the year in Project Finance Law and Real Estate Law.  Strauss Troy Co., LPA would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in …Read More