Preparing a Succession Plan for a Family-owned Business

By J. Benedict Hartman, published in the 2016 issue of The Advisor, a publication by Furman University.

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National Estate Planning Week Encourages Proactive Planning

For National Estate Planning Awareness Week, attorney Will Gallagher discusses the importance of having an up-to-date estate plan.

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Who gets the Little Red Corvette: The Vital Importance of Estate Planning

In his article for Business in Savannah, HunterMaclean partner Ben Hartman discusses the importance of estate planning in light of Prince’s recent death.

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Conscientious estate planning in light of impending IRS regulations

The IRS is expected to introduce new regulations that may curtail one way that families reduce their tax burdens as they pass wealth from one generation to the next. HunterMaclean attorney Ben Hartman discusses the issue further in his article for Elegant Island Living.

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Plan Ahead to Avoid Disputes Among Your Beneficiaries

Less than 50 percent of American adults have a completed estate plan. Even less have up-to-date plans. If you have an estate plan in place, you are already ahead of the curve. In this article for Elegant Island Living, attorneys Dave Burkoff and Will Gallagher share some advice on how to prepare a thorough estate plan.

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An Overview of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC)

The federal New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program was established in 2000 by Congress to spur new or increased investments into operating businesses and real estate projects located in low-income communities. The program attracts investment in low-income communities by allowing individual and corporate investors to receive a tax credit against their federal income tax liability.

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New Law Designed to Spur Investment in Georgia

HunterMaclean partner Adam G. Kirk discusses the potential impact of House Bill 318, which recently created the Invest Georgia Fund and offered a variety of tax credits for qualified businesses.

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New Estate Planning in Light of the New Tax Laws

HunterMaclean partner Ben Hartman discusses the impact of new estate planning tax laws, offering insight into the latest exemptions and regulations.

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Tax Considerations Facing Small Businesses For 2013

HunterMaclean managing partner Frank Macgill discusses tax changes affecting small businesses in the New Year.

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Status Check on Health Care Reform

In March 2010, the 111th Congress initiated sweeping health care system changes when it passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (both referred to as “PPACA”), which were swiftly signed into law by President Obama. Some changes already apply and additional changes to the health care system will be systematically applied, pending constitutional challenges, over the next few years.

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