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Farmers know there’s going to come a day when they’re no longer around to run their farms – and they know they should have plans in place for when that day comes. But farmers often delay planning because it forces them to think about difficult topics and make difficult decisions. The first step to beginning […]
Hiring relatives to provide care for you can have unintended consequences when it comes to dealing with Medicaid. Elder Law Attorney Aric Burch explores three steps you can follow to safely hire relatives without hurting your Medicaid eligibility in his latest Medicaid Minute post.
With Congress still negotiating a third round of stimulus payments, you should carefully consider when to file your taxes this tax season. Tax season begins February 12th and ends April 15th. Filing your taxes earlier or later within that time period may determine whether or not you receive the third stimulus payment and how much […]
Earlier this month, I provided a very brief overview of the estate tax in a vlog. You can view the vlog here. In this blog post, I’ll expand on estate tax basics. What is the estate tax? At its foundation, the estate tax is a tax imposed on the transfer of property upon death. It […]
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On February 25, 2021, Governor Tony Evers signed 2021 Wisconsin Act 4 (“Act”). The Act became effective on February 26, 2021. The Act, in part, created broad immunity to civil liability related to exposure of COVID-19 for companies under Wisconsin Statute section 895.476 (“Statute”). The full Act is available here. Worker’s compensation is still the […]
Attorney Ashley Hawley does her best to simplify the complicated guardianship process in her latest vlog. If you have questions regarding the estate tax, Ruder Ware’s Estate Planning Team is here to help.
Ruder Ware announced today that, consistent with the firm’s succession planning efforts over the past several years, Stewart L. Etten will be stepping down as president of the firm effective April 1, 2021. Mr. Etten will continue as a full-time attorney and shareholder of the firm, with his practice focused on business transactional matters, including […]
Attorney Shanna Yonke attempts to simplify how the federal government’s estate tax works in her latest vlog.