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Maryland Legal Information

Overdue Annual Reports can now be Filed Online

SDAT’s Maryland Business Express Begins Accepting Previous Year Filings Online The Maryland Business Express (MBE) website of the State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) now allows for online filing of up to 10 years of overdue Annual Reports and Personal Property Tax Returns. This previously paper-based process will enable business owners to more quickly and…

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Maryland Personal Property Tax Return and Annual Report Extensions Available

While the 2019 Annual Report and Personal Property Tax Return were due by April 15th in order for an entity to remain in good standing, two (2) month filing extensions are available through the Maryland SDAT’s online extension request system, extending the filing due date to no later than June 17th. SLHS can assist you…

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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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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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Legislative Update

As a business lawyer, Colleen Helmlinger, former Co-Chair of the Legislative Committee and a continuing member, attends the bi-monthly Legislative Committee Meetings which are held at 8:00 a.m. in the Chamber’s Board Room during each Legislative Session to keep a pulse on all things at work in Annapolis and developing during the Session which may…

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New Expungement Law in Effect October 1, 2017

Some criminal convictions are now eligible for expungement under the Justice Reinvestment Act, which went into effect on October 1, 2017.  As a general rule, a case with a Guilty disposition cannot be expunged.  However, some misdemeanor convictions will be expungeable after October 1, 2017, provided they meet certain criteria. The case must be from…

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Renting with Roommates: Legal Guidance for Success

With housing costs on the rise, renting with roommates is a more popular choice than ever—but having a roommate can pose long-term issues if disputes arise. Here, the landlord-tenant law attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger, detail ways to mitigate legal problems when renting with roommates. Create a Roommate Agreement When living with a…

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Successfully Selecting a Board for Your Nonprofit Business

A successful board is one of the biggest keys to a nonprofit businesses’ success. Here, the business law attorneys at SLHS discuss ways to choose the best board for your nonprofit. There are many factors that one should consider when choosing a successful nonprofit board. Due to the nature of nonprofits, there is more at…

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