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Punta Gorda Local Business Tax: Affecting Both Employers and Employees Alike

Will W. Sunter | January 2011

  Recently, business owners in Punta Gorda, Florida have received letters from the City Clerk requesting a list of all employees who have some form of license, certificate or registration from any state or federal regulatory body, agency, board, division, or commission.  The reason for this is the City of Punta Gorda is intending to […]

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Tax Issues Raised by BP Oil Spill Payments

George T. Williamson | January 2011

  Businesses and individuals who received payments from the Gulf Coast Claim Fund (GCCF) should consult their tax professionals to discuss the implications of their payment. “Payments received from the from the GCCF as a result of the Gulf oil spill are taxable if the payments are for lost business income, lost wages or lost […]

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Why You Should Execute a Power of Attorney

Natalie C. Lashway | January 2011

  A Power of Attorney (POA) names another person to act as the principal’s attorney-in-fact or agent.  The attorney-in-fact generally has the power to make decisions regarding the principal’s finances and property.  A POA can be made effective upon execution or upon the principal’s incapacity.  Why should you execute a POA?  We never know when […]

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New Foreclosure Filings in Charlotte County Continue Trending Downward

Jack O. Hackett II | January 2011

  A close look at the number of “Notices of Lis Pendens” filed with the Clerk of Court on a 12-month moving average basis confirms, at least for now, that the county is “over -the-hump” when it comes to foreclosure law suits being filed.  A lis pendens (Latin for “suit pending”) is a document that […]

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The Good Karma Divorce

Charlie T. Boyle | January 2011

This book looks like an interesting read that might enable some couples to minimize the emotional and financial costs of divorce. http://thegoodkarmadivorce.com/

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How to Choose an Assisted Living Facility

Natalie C. Lashway | December 2010

Having trouble deciding whether an Assisted Living Facility (ALF) is a good match for you or your loved one?  These links provide some valuable help in making that decision: How to Decide if an Assisted Living Facility is a Good Fit Things to Consider in your Search for an Assisted Living Facility If you need […]

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Christmas May Come Early for Estate Tax Relief

Guy S. Emerich | December 2010

  At this writing, legislation is pending in Congress to make significant changes to the existing federal estate tax law.  Hopefully what is noted below will in fact be the law.  However, there is a giant caveat and that is that all, none or some of the following information may not become law.  It is […]

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