Tag Archives: Amount

The Transitory Nature of the Estate Tax Exemption Amount

With $11.18 million of cover under the unified credit under the 2017 tax act, more estates than ever are exempt from federal estate tax. This is especially so for married individuals, who have double this amount and the benefits of … Continue reading

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Court Determines Amount of Bond for Injunction

Those litigators who need to know the finer points of how the amount for a requisite bond is determined for purposes of obtaining an injunction, must read the recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion in Applied Energetics, Inc. v. Farley, … Continue reading

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26(b)(1) proportionalty factor ruling: parties' relative access to relevant information and the parties' relative resources outweighs small amount in issue

From OMAR TORO, ET AL. VERSUS COASTAL INDUSTRIES, LLC, ET AL., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 76337 (MD La 2018):The proportionality factors espoused by Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(b)(1) are the following: "the importance of the issues at stake in the … Continue reading

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Treasury Encourages Taxpayers To Check Withholding Amount

“As a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, many Americans will see more money in their paychecks due to changes that include the increase in the standard deduction and lower tax rates and brackets. Treasury wants to encourage … Continue reading

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Retired State employee charged with "double dipping" to make total restitution in the amount of $156,918.20

On April 3, 2018 New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli  reported that a retiree of the New York State and Local Retirement System [NYSLRS] admitted she had been unlawfully “double-dipping" thereby receiving state retirement benefits to which she was … Continue reading

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