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Changes to Maryland’s Annual Business Filing Process

On December 14, 2017, the State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) posted a release regarding changes to the annual business filing process.  The current Form 1 will be separated into an Annual Report and a Personal Property Tax Return. The reason for this change is because a majority of Maryland entities do not have…

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The Basics of Employment Contracts

An employment contract protects the interests of both the employer and employee, while stipulating the working responsibilities and overall environment the employee should expect. Here, the business law attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger explain the basic components of employment contracts. Stipulate the Responsibilities of The Position One of the most important parts of…

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Tips for Avoiding Foreclosure

Foreclosure can be extremely damaging to your credit and overall financial health, so it is important to avoid it if you can. Here, the commercial law and real estate attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger provide tips for avoiding foreclosure. Foreclosure occurs when a lender repossesses a property due to delinquent or nonexistent mortgage…

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Estate Planning for Blended Families

The number of remarriages has been steadily rising over the past few decades. Families now include children, stepchildren, former spouses and in-laws. When it comes to estate planning for such families, the concept of who gets what after a death in the family can become complicated. Here, the estate and trust planning law specialists at…

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What to Know About Domestic Violence and Child Custody

Victims of domestic violence have an elevated set of concerns when considering divorce and child custody. Here, the family law attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger provide information for victims of domestic violence who are attempting to obtain child custody. You May Be Able to Obtain an Emergency Protective Order If you have decided…

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Filing for Tax-Exempt Status as a Non-Profit

Although many believe that a non-profit is exempt as soon as it is established, this is not the case. A non-profit must file for tax-exempt status, with the IRS. Here, the business and non-profit law attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger explain how a non-profit may file for tax-exempt status. Tax-exempt status refers to…

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Wow! SLHS, P.A. Is Celebrating 25 Years!

    The year 2018 will mark the 25th Anniversary of Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger, P.A. The current firm’s roots date back to the summer of 1982 when Joe Snee started as a law clerk for the firm of Whitfill, Leaf and Hertsch. In 1983, after partner Cy Whitfill became a Judge of the…

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An Unforgettable Evening

On November 18, 2017, Stephen Lutche & Colleen Helmlinger were honored to join family, friends and associates of the Boyle family at the Maryland Automobile Dealer Association Foundation’s “An Unforgettable Evening” at Maryland Golf and Country Clubs.  The evening was a tribute to Clarence C. Boyle, Sr. as he was inducted posthumously into the Maryland…

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Harford County Tax Credits – New As Of July 1, 2018!

Harford County has signed into law Bill No. 17-201 which gives property tax credits to: a) retired military veterans sixty-five (65) years old or older; and/or b) any individual who is at least sixty-five (65) years old and has lived in the same residence in Harford County for at least forty (40) years.  The new…

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President and Shareholder Joe Snee Wins Award

In November 2017 Joe Snee was awarded the Maryland Building Industry Association (“MBIA”) Member of the Year Award.  Joe is a member of the Upper Chesapeake Chapter of the MBIA.  The award was given to Joe in recognition of his contributions, participation and service in the MBIA and within the home building industry throughout the…

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