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Posted on November 17, 2023 by John N. Jacobson
The ever-changing landscape of state government requires businesses across all industries to stay informed on the happenings in Madison. Welcome to the November issue of the Capitol Connection. Inside this issue Legislature Stands Adjourned Until Mid-January Top Three Issues of Interest American Family Field Alcohol Regulations Gov. Evers’ Special Session Legislation on Workforce and Child […]
Posted on November 9, 2023
Sarah experienced a deteriorating family dynamic first-hand after her grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was inspired to become an estate planning attorney because she wanted to equip families with solutions so they wouldn’t have to live through the same experiences her family had.
Posted on November 1, 2023 by Mary Ellen Schill
On November 1, 2023 the Internal Revenue Service announced the cost-of-living adjustments for the various qualified retirement plan limits. Almost all of the limits shown below have increased from last year. Qualified Plan Limit Cost-of-Living Adjustments 401(k) and 403(b) elective deferral limit 2023 – $22,500 2024 – $23,000 $200,000 compensation limit 2023 – $330,000 […]
Posted on October 23, 2023 by Mykayla A. Dado
When your days are consumed with running a business, it can be hard to look ahead towards tomorrow’s to-do list, much less towards a to-do list for something far in the future, like estate planning. If you’ve pushed off putting in writing what will happen to your business once you’re gone, it’s time to tackle […]
Posted on October 23, 2023 by Anne E. Flinchum
As a collection and banking attorney, I am often asked whether (or when) I think collections will restart now that we are somewhat “beyond” COVID-19, although not fully. In my own practice I have seen an increase in demand letters to businesses and consumers for past due accounts or debts. Banks and businesses need to […]
Posted on October 18, 2023 by John N. Jacobson
In this issue: Welcome to the Ruder Ware Capitol Connection Note From Public Affairs Director John Jacobson Top Three Issues Of Interest Assembly Passes Bill to Authorize State Funding, Financing Plan for Milwaukee Brewers’ American Family Field Legislative Redistricting & Looming Impeachment Gov. Evers’ Special Session Bill Works its Way Through Legislature, GOP Income Tax […]
Posted on September 27, 2023 by Nicole L. Stangl
In today’s interconnected world, how to protect vital business assets such as key employees and confidential information is top of mind for businesses. Tools such as non-solicitation, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements are utilized as a method of protection for businesses. However, the changing legal landscape related to non-compete provisions has made it essential to be […]
Posted on September 15, 2023 by John N. Jacobson
In this issue: Welcome to the Ruder Ware Capitol Connection Note From Public Affairs Director John Jacobson Top Three Issues Of Interest Wisconsin Supreme Court/Legislative Redistricting Special Session: Childcare, Higher Ed, And Workforce Income Tax Reduction Ruder Ware Tracker WELCOME TO THE RUDER WARE CAPITOL CONNECTION The ever-changing landscape of state government requires […]
Posted on August 15, 2023
While some see roadblocks, Jake sees solutions and resolution strategies – this ultimately inspired him to become an attorney.
Posted on August 7, 2023 by Nicole L. Stangl
The New Form: On July 21, 2023 the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new Form I-9. The new Form I-9 became available for employers to use on August 1, 2023. The old Form I-9 can continue to be used through October 31, 2023, but all employers must be using the new Form […]