According to its website, the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) announced today that the 2020 deadline to submit Annual Reports and Personal Property Tax Returns will be automatically extended to July 15th as part of the Hogan administration’s response to COVID-19. Expiration dates for trade names and name reservations, as well as entity…

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ARE YOU AN ESSENTIAL BUSINESS? Pursuant to the Order of the Governor of the State of Maryland, Number 20-03-23-01, dated March 23, 2020, Amending and Restating the Order of March 19, 2020, Prohibiting Large Gatherings and Events and Closing Senior Centers, and Additionally Closing all Non-Essential Businesses and Other Establishments. The Office of Legal Counsel…

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The estate planning attorneys at Snee, Lutch, Helmlinger & Spielberger help clients resolve disputes regarding wills, trusts and estates and can oversee administration of any estate, no matter the size. Contact our team of estate planning attorneys today for more information.

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The business law attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger, explain how to construct a legally binding contract. It is always recommended that you have an attorney draft or review any contract that you intend to use. However, it is also important that you understand the essential components of a contract. Below, the attorneys at…

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In Maryland, divorce may be filed as either a no-fault (mutual consent) or fault-based divorce, and understanding the grounds for fault in divorce may be advantageous to your situation. Here, the family and domestic law attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger discuss the components of a fault divorce. What Is a Fault Divorce? A…

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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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In April, Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger, P.A. participated in the annual Harford County Housing Fair at the McFaul Activities Center.  The Harford County Office of Community & Economic Development presented a free first-time homebuyers workshop.  Shareholder Colleen Ferg Helmlinger represented SLHS and advised attendees regarding the drafting and review of contracts of sale by…

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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-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 with filing…

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In March SLHS shareholders and employees took time out to have a team building afternoon of healthy competition via bowling, complete with team colors, silly props and fun trophies.  The primary goal was to take employees away from the office and blow off steam for the afternoon. The result was a renewed sense of camaraderie…

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