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Families & Individuals

Pitfalls and Opportunities Under the New Federal Tax Law

In this multipart series, we explore the tax planning opportunities and pitfalls created by the temporary increase in the federal estate tax exemption from $5.5 million to $11.18 million.

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Nonprofits

Three Things Nonprofits Should Know About Massachusetts Ballot Initiatives

With the 2018 November elections quickly approaching, nonprofits are taking a more active role in supporting or opposing Massachusetts ballot initiatives. Under Massachusetts State Campaign Finance Law known as G.L. c. 55 support for or opposition to a ballot initiative may be considered political activity, which may trigger the need to create a political committee, with detailed recordkeeping and disclosure requirements.

So what rules do nonprofits have to follow? This is an area in which grey predominates.

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Businesses

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Bill Limiting Non-Competition Agreements

On July 31, 2018, the Massachusetts legislature adopted long awaited legislation (the “Non-Compete Legislation”) that would restrict the use of noncompetition agreements by for-profit business entities.

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Pitfalls and Opportunities Under the New Federal Tax Law

In this multipart series, we explore the tax planning opportunities and pitfalls created by the temporary increase in the federal estate tax exemption from $5.5 million to $11.18 million.

read more >

Three Things Nonprofits Should Know About Massachusetts Ballot Initiatives

With the 2018 November elections quickly approaching, nonprofits are taking a more active role in supporting or opposing Massachusetts ballot initiatives. Under Massachusetts State Campaign Finance Law known as G.L. c. 55 support for or opposition to a ballot initiative may be considered political activity, which may trigger the need to create a political committee, with detailed recordkeeping and disclosure requirements.

So what rules do nonprofits have to follow? This is an area in which grey predominates.

read more >

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Bill Limiting Non-Competition Agreements

On July 31, 2018, the Massachusetts legislature adopted long awaited legislation (the “Non-Compete Legislation”) that would restrict the use of noncompetition agreements by for-profit business entities.

read more >

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