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US Supreme Court To Hear Digital Sales Tax Case

By Jeffrey D. Moss, Esq. and Jaclyn Culler, Law Clerk On April 17, 2018, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair. The Court will reconsider the long-standing rule… Read More >

The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program is Scheduled to End Soon

The IRS announced that the popular offshore voluntary disclosure program (OVDP) used by taxpayers to divulge previously unreported foreign assets with reduced penalties will be ending effective September 28, 2018. Under the terms of the… Read More >

Cash-Out Mergers – Exit Strategy for Deadlocked Majority Shareholders

By Ryan Olson I recently encountered two clients who were having trouble divesting a third minority shareholder out of their business.  The two clients together held a majority interest of a closely-held corporation and they… Read More >

Keep Your Eyes on the Franchise

By Todd Schafer The wave of franchised businesses shows no signs of abating, and the specific issues related to having a franchisee as a tenant are numerous. Among the lease-related matters that are often, if… Read More >

Workplace Sexual Harassment in the Era of Time Magazine’s “Silence Breakers”

By David A. Mollicone, Esq and Monika Khaltsev Even in the most synergistic of workplaces, sexual harassment looms large as a difficult issue for both employees and employers. This is especially true in this era… Read More >

Avoiding Cash “Boot” in a 1031 Exchange

By Kylie Bergmann, associate at Dawda Mann. Section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges have become common with taxpayers who intend to reinvest the proceeds from the sale of an investment property into another investment property to defer… Read More >

Allocation and Mitigation of Risk: E-Health, Privacy and Security Law

Authored by Brian Balow, Member at Dawda Mann At Dawda Mann, going above and beyond in our industries of expertise is important to us. That’s why I have been a contributing author to all three… Read More >

Michigan Asset-Protection Trust: What You Need to Know

Recently, the Michigan Legislature passed a new law that permits the creation of an asset-protection trust. The Act (Public Act 30 of 2016) was signed on December 8, 2016 and has an effective date of March… Read More >

IRS Unveils Pilot Project to Prevent Fraud

Year after year, we hear about tax-related identity theft, which is both a complicated and widespread problem for millions of individual and business taxpayers, as well as for the IRS. The ID theft typically involves… Read More >

How Are Women Doing in Commercial Real Estate?

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network has released its Benchmark Study Report which measured progress for women in the commercial real estate arena over an unprecedented decade long period. CREW Network enlisted the Massachusetts Institute… Read More >