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4 Estate Planning Myths That Refuse to Die

4 Estate Planning Myths That Refuse to Die

An article from Forbes debunks 4 estate planning myths.

Have you considered how your estate plan meets the goals for not only your legacy but also the life you are living?

Whether you are starting an estate plan from scratch or have a reason to update the one you have in place, @Sanford, Pierson, Thone & Strean, PLC can help draft a plan that will achieve your goals. Celebrating 25 years in business, with over 125 years of combined experience, our attorneys have written estate plans ranging from simple to complex, for people in all sorts of economic situations.

How to Limit Your Minnesota Estate Taxes

How to Limit Your Minnesota Estate Taxes

Does Your Estate Plan Limit Minnesota Estate Taxes?  If Not, Here are Some Things for Married Minnesota Residents and Nonresident Minnesota Property Owners To Consider Minnesota is an equal opportunity estate taxing authority: it taxes residents and nonresidents...

Minneapolis Wage Theft Ordinance Effective January 1, 2020

Minneapolis Wage Theft Ordinance Effective January 1, 2020

The city of Minneapolis recently passed a new wage theft ordinance that is effective January 1, 2020. This is on the heels of the new Minnesota Wage Theft Laws that went into effect July 1, 2019. The city ordinance additionally requires employers to provide notice of...

U.S. Supreme Court Decisions for 2018-2019 Term

U.S. Supreme Court Decisions for 2018-2019 Term

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ended its 2018-2019 term. This article highlights the Court's decisions touching on the topics of workplace law, class actions, arbitration and administrative exhaustion and Title VII claims. If you're wondering if any of the decisions...

EEOC Will Begin Collecting Pay Data Starting July 15, 2019.

If your business employs 100+ people, heads' up: The EEOC will begin collecting pay data starting July 15, 2019. Is your business prepared? Learn more about the specifics here. And learn more about the legal issues that may be facing your business by speaking with one...

Life Lessons via 10u Softball

Life Lessons via 10u Softball

Sanford, Pierson, Thone & Strean, PLC is proud to be a Home Run Sponsor for the Burnsville 10U Yellow traveling fastpitch softball team. It has been a season of learning new skills for this young team (and more importantly, life lessons of fortitude, perseverance...

Changes in E-Commerce Tax Laws

Changes in E-Commerce Tax Laws

Is your company involved with e-commerce?  If so, you'll want to know about a recent Supreme Court decision regarding when a business involved in e-commerce is to collect sales tax.  Below is an excerpt from an article written by our friends at Copeland Buhl ...

Beyond rivalry:  Talking about money with siblings

Beyond rivalry: Talking about money with siblings

Insights from the Ameriprise Financial Family Wealth Checkup study Key Points Nearly two-thirds of siblings talk about money with each other While financial conflicts are rare, they usually involve issues regarding parents Uniting to deal with money issues can help...