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Aug 8, 2019 | (Almost) Tax-Free Retirement
By Daniel B. Waters, Attorney The 2020-2021 Ohio Biennial Budget has passed, and one important aspect for businesses is the statutory exclusion of Supplemental Executive Retirement Plans (“SERPs”) from municipal taxation. The new law codifies the...
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Aug 7, 2019 | Ohio Lawyers, you are about to realize how much easier your life got on July 1, 2019
Are you a litigator who practices in multiple courts across Ohio?  If so, you may not know it, but your life got measurably less stressful on July 1, 2019, when changes to the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure, the Ohio Rules of Criminal Procedure, the O...
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August 2019 | Ohio's Fifth Appellate District Rules in a Dormant Mineral Act Notice Case
On June 28, 2019, Ohio’s Fifth District Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Gerrity v.Chervenak, 2019-Ohio-2687, holding that the surface owner’s attempts to locate the heir of asevered mineral holder were reasonable, and, therefore, the reserved...
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Aug 6, 2019 | What is a Term Provision in Your Contract
"Every contract, whether you are an anesthesiologist, CRNA, CAA or other type of provider (“Provider”), always contains something called a “term” provision. It may or may not be referred to using this terminology..." To read the full article, click H...
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Aug 5, 2019 | Personal Goodwill and Loss Limitations Under §461(l) of the Tax Code are Likely to be Tested in Future Tax Appeals and Must be Considered in Structuring Business Sales
An important tax code update that business owners in Ohio and across the country should take note of is part of the recent tax reforms concerning personal goodwill and its tax treatment in recent and future business transactions that largely became e...
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August 2019 | Issues on Appeal Podcast: “Appellate Workflows Part 1” - Guest Speaker
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Aug 2, 2019 | Want to be fined? Follow CMS’ opioid guidelines.
"Recent federal guidelines on opioid prescribing have forced physicians to become extremely cautious in their prescribing habits and documentation as well as their handling of patients with opioid addictions. With all the attention on opioid overp...
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Jul 31, 2019 | Trusts, Beneficiaries, and the Application of State Income Tax
By Daniel B. Waters, Attorney In North Carolina Department of Revenue v. Kimberley Rice Kaestner 1992 Family Trust, Case No. 18-457, 588 U.S. __ (2019), the Supreme Court revived the two-prong test from Quill v. North Dakota, 504 U.S. 298 (1992) a...
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Jul 30, 2019 | Ohio Legalizes Hemp and CBD Products – What Does This Mean For You?
Today Ohio joined numerous other states, including Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Nebraska, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia, by enacting legislation to legalize the cultivation, production and sale of hemp and hemp-derived prod...
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Jul 25, 2019 | U.S. Supreme Court Decides Landmark Condemnation Case in Favor of Property Owners
For many years, a property owner seeking compensation from a state or local government for an uncompensated property taking was relegated to filing an action for inverse condemnation in state court.  In Ohio, for example, that procedure requires the...
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Jul 23, 2019 | Updates on Legislation That Affects Florida Community Associations
Only a few bills passed this year that affect community associations. These bills pertain to:     1. fire sprinkler and engineered life safety systems in condominiums,     2. removal of dangerous trees,     3. vegetable gardens, and     4. Assi...
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Jul 19, 2019 | 6 Things to Consider Before Joining a MSO
"The use of management service organizations (MSOs) to operate and control medical practices across the country is expanding (MSO Model). This approach is a popular method of allowing non-physicians and/or investors to manage medical practices in sta...
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Jul 18, 2019 | FY 2020-2021 Ohio Biennial Budget Select Education Provisions
After a 17-day delay, state budget negotiations have concluded, and Governor Mike DeWine signed Ohio’s $69 billion two-year state operating budget into law. On June 30, lawmakers passed an interim budget, which ran through July 17, to temporarily fun...
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Jul 18, 2019 | Ohio State Budget Update: What You Need To Know
After a 17-day delay, state budget negotiations concluded, and Governor Mike DeWine signed Ohio’s $69 billion two-year state operating budget into law. On June 30, lawmakers passed an interim budget, which ran through July 17, to temporarily fund sta...
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Jul 16, 2019 | 4 Things to Know Before Negotiating Your Anesthesia Contract
"Negotiating an employment agreement for an anesthesia/pain management position, whether it’s your first time or your last, can be a challenging experience for physicians. Approaching the process with the right attitude and preparation can help make...
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July 2016 | Government Hacking OK? New Rules Will Expand Government Authority to Do So,
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Jul 5, 2019 | Practices Need to Draft Policies for Physician Marijuana Use
"Although still illegal under federal law, more states continue to decriminalize cannabis use across the country. As a result, employers are struggling with how to handle cannabis use by employees. This is particularly true in the healthcare industry...
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Jul 1, 2019 | Ohio Budget Update: State Lawmakers Miss Deadline to Pass Ohio’s Budget
For the first time in a decade, Ohio’s legislature failed to meet the June 30 statutory deadline to pass its two-year operating budget and were forced to take the unusual step of suspending the state constitution to pass an interim budget. As a stopg...
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Jun 27, 2019 | Defending Against Ohio Tax Audits and Appealing Ohio Tax Assessments
The Ohio Department of Taxation (“The Department”) investigates and institutes various types of audits to explore potential non-compliance by businesses. Thus, Ohio businesses should be aware that this potential cost and exposure is lurking out there...
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Jun 27, 2019 | Congressional Vote to Ensure Protections for State Cannabis Programs
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2020 Commerce-Justice-Science spending bill that protects legal cannabis programs in all states, Washington D.C. and U.S. territories, from interference by the U.S. De...