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New Federal Estate and Gift Laws Present New Estate Planning Opportunities

As we ring in the New Year, we also ring in new estate and gift tax laws. As many of you have heard, on December 17, 2011, President Obama signed into law the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 (“201… Read More
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Employee Credit Privacy Act

Effective January 1, 2011, Public Act 96-1426 takes effect in Illinois. This Public Act is known as the Employee Credit Privacy Act (Act). Prohibitions The Act prohibits discrimination in employment based on an employee credit history. Specifically,… Read More
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Data Security: Protecting Personal Information

As more and more information is created, communicated and stored in electronic formats, data security has become an increasingly important concern for businesses and individuals. Unauthorized disclosure of personal information can cost a business dea… Read More
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Uncertainty of Federal Estate and Gift Taxs

As many of you are now aware from reports in the news and other sources, on January 1, 2010, there was a purported “repeal” of the federal estate tax (sometimes called the “federal death tax”). For a quick refresher, the feder… Read More
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