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of Herman 30 Misc. 3d 1215A, 2011 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 100, 2011 NY
Slip Op 50072U (Sur. Ct. Nassau County 2011), Decided January 20, 2011 [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]
In an executor's accounting proceeding, the objectant
moved for an order permitting his deposition...
do you advise a trust beneficiary who has repeatedly requested information from
a trustee of a trust in which the beneficiary has an interest, only to be met
with silence, delay, or incomplete and inconsistent responses? In this
Analysis, trust litigator Dawn Hall Cauthen discusses this
Introduction This report reviews significant tax law developments relevant to the Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law. On September 12, 2011, President Obama submitted the American Jobs Act of 2011 (S. 1549 and H.R. 2911) (the "Jobs Act") to Congress...
Status To Object
By Hon. C. Raymond Radigan, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.
a contested accounting proceeding one may not object to the actions of a
settlor/trustee concerning investment decisions made during the lifetime of the
settlor and may not object to the actions of a trustee of a trust...
Pension and postretirement benefits represent a significant
cost to employers. The Financial Accounting Standards Board has specified that
postretirement benefits are a form of deferred compensation. FASB concluded
that the obligation to provide postretirement benefits is incurred as the
By Edward W. Stepnick CPA, G. Robert Smith Ph.D. C.P.A. C.G.F.M and Dwayne N. McSwain CPA*
Employee pensions and other postemployment benefits (OPEB), such as healthcare, life insurance, disability, and long-term care benefits, are significant elements of cost for state and local governments. This...
finance calculation financial analysis accounting audit auditing
By Patricia Hughes Mills J.D. LL.M
Subject to Internal Revenue Code and regulatory requirements, the method of accounting adopted by a taxpayer determines when items of income and expense are reportable for federal income tax purposes. Different accounting methods may apply for different businesses...
Recently, I’ve posted on mechanic’s lien changes , mediation and other more “legal” topics here at Construction Law Musings . Today’s post is a practical one and one that will help your friendly neighborhood construction attorney greatly should a dispute arise.