Many people include specific directions as to whom should receive certain items, such as a wedding ring, watch, or family heirloom, within their estate planning. For shareholders of the Green Bay Packers, this can also include a determination as to which heir receives the share(s) of stock.Read More
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which became effective at the beginning of this year, permits parents to withdraw from a 529 plan to pay for up to $10,000 in tuition expenses. This change in federal law applies to tuition costs for public, private or parochial schools (but not homeschooling).
This is a potentially huge benefit for parents, becauseRead More
If you are purchasing a home in Wisconsin, prior to closing the seller will usually provide you with a property disclosure form. State law requires that home sellers disclose any condition or defect that would result in a significant negative effect on the property value, significantly impair the health or safety of future occupants, or significantly shorten or negatively affect the normal life of the property.
The information contained within the seller’s disclosure document will help you to determine whether (1) property flaws will require repair prior to closing, (2) the offer price needs adjustment, or (3) the defects warrant outright cancellation of the offer.Read More
Late last year, a Wisconsin DOJ report was unsealed relating to the John Doe investigations against the Scott Walker campaign. The details within the report, and carelessness on display, left many IT and risk management officials shaking their heads. Your organization can learn from the mistakes made by investigators. Here are the Top 5 Information Security Mistakes committed by the John Doe prosecutors.Read More