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Important Update to Federal Estate and Gift Tax Exemption and Exclusion Amounts for 2024

2/21/2024 | General, News & Resources

The purpose of the exemption and exclusion amounts is to protect taxpayers against the burden of federal estate and gift taxes, each currently at a flat rate of 40%. By taking advantage of these allowances, you can strategically plan your estate to minimize tax liabilities and maximize the preservation of your assets for future generations. In 2024, the annual gift tax exclusion rises to $18,000 per recipient per year. This means you can gift up to $18,000 to any number […]


1/22/2024 | Articles & Alerts, General, News & Resources

The Corporate Transparency Act (the “Act”), which Congress enacted on January 1, 2021, and made effective as of January 1, 2024, establishes a beneficial ownership information reporting requirement as part of the Federal government’s efforts to enhance transparency in corporate ownership and prevent the utilization of shell entities or other ownership structures to facilitate money laundering, terrorism financing, and other unlawful activities.  Unless your entity qualifies as one of the twenty-three types of entities exempt from the Act’s reporting requirements, […]

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2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 14 Kaplin Stewart Attorneys

8/18/2023 | General, Media, News & Resources

The 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most revered peer review publications, honors 14 Kaplin Stewart attorneys across the Firm’s practices. Only the top 5.3% of all practicing lawyers in the U.S. were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The following attorneys have been recognized for their work by Best Lawyers. Gregg I. Adelman *Land Use and Zoning Law William D. Auxer  * […]

Neil A. Stein has been appointed by the Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court

7/28/2023 | Articles & Alerts, Kaplin Stewart Blog, Media, News & Resources

Kaplin Stewart in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that Neil A. Stein has been appointed by the Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, to serve as a District Two Hearing Committee Member for a three-year term. Attorneys selected to serve as Hearing Committee Members come from a distinguished group of practitioners in their respective districts. Hearing Committee Members review the recommended disposition of complaints prepared by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, conduct disciplinary and reinstatement hearings, and […]