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Question: I have a vacation home that I want to leave to my three children but I am not sure how to do so. Do you have any suggestions?
Question: My spouse is not a U.S. citizen. Can I leave assets to her upon my death without incurring estate tax?
On December 14, 2021, SFBBG’s Matthew Tyrrell scored a victory on behalf of a Chicago-area based manufacturer of high-end, custom-designed computers, servers and related services, and their owner and CEO, after an in-person bench trial in Lake County.
Question: I deal in cryptocurrency through my business. Customers sometimes pay me in Bitcoin and I sometimes use Bitcoin to pay suppliers. Will these transactions be treated as if payment was made in cash?
The Status of Workplace Vaccine Mandates / Unlawful Workplace Harassment and Legal Exposure: Identifying Risk Factors (Winter 2021)
Contributors: Bill Klein, Matt Tyrrell
Firm Partner Ron Silbert recently shared his thoughts and recollections with the DePaul Law Review.
General Criticisms and Statements Impugning a Plaintiff’s Personal Traits Do Not Support Claims for Defamation per se
Recent cases suggest an uptick in defamation lawsuits seeking damages for statements containing general criticisms of the plaintiff or highlighting certain negative personal traits. The theory is that such statements qualify as defamation per se for they impugn the ability or integrity of the plaintiffs in their occupation or professions.
Many sales representative organizations, like other businesses, are structured as limited liability companies (LLCs). The preponderance of LLCs with more than one member are treated as partnerships for tax purposes.
Question: As the owner of a pass-thru entity, can I benefit by paying my state’s new pass- thru entity tax?
What You Should Known About Illinois’ New Non-Compete Law / Neutral Employment Reference vs. Telling It Like It Is: Both Sides of the Coin (Fall 2021)
Contributors: Norm Finkel, Phil Zisook