Charitable Giving with Trusts, Foundations and Donor-Advised Funds

Recent federal tax law changes pertaining to itemized deductions have caused many people to rethink how they make charitable gifts. With the increased standard deduction, far fewer taxpayers will itemize, which means that small charitable contributions may not create the tax benefit the donor anticipated. At the same time, many charitably inclined people want to … Continued

Employment Opportunity

Gibbel Kraybill & Hess LLP seeks a full-time Estate Administration Paralegal to work with attorneys in its 2933 Lititz Pike office. The ideal candidate will have experience with Lackner estate administration software, as well as excellent self-management and inter-personal skills. We offer a comprehensive benefit package and a collegial work setting. Email cover letter with … Continued

OK Boomer – Not OK in the Workplace

The phrase “ok boomer” is seen by many as the retort of Millennials and Gen Z to dismissive older generations in all sorts of disagreements from climate change to gender identity to musical tastes. In essence, this retort implies “you’re too old to get it.” While the phrase may be used in jest, it is … Continued

Rental Real Estate and the Qualified Business Income Tax Deduction

The Tax Cuts and Job Act established the qualified business income (QBI) tax deduction in section 199A of the Internal Revenue Code.  Congress enacted section 199A to provide a deduction to non-corporate taxpayers of up to 20 percent of the taxpayer’s qualified business income from a qualified trade or business, including businesses operated as partnerships, … Continued

Attorney Jonna Stratton Presents on First Steps To Starting a Business

Attorney Jonna Stratton served as a panelist and presenter at an October 25 workshop hosted and coordinated by the Eastern Pennsylvania Small Business Administration District Office and the Small Business Development Center of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Attorney Stratton discussed the legal structures available to Pennsylvania residents who wish to form businesses in Pennsylvania. The … Continued



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