In October 2015, the firm released its first newsletter. The newsletter provides us with an opportunity to stay connected and share publications and resources from each of our practice areas as well as firm news and client alerts that may be beneficial to you.

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Prior newsletters are available by clicking on the corresponding links below.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • April 2017: http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412982880

    • Custody Rights in Same Sex Marriage
    • Disgruntled Employee Claims and the Importance of Record Keeping
    • Benefits of Employee Handbooks
  • March 2017: http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412932996

    • Boomers – Be Advised and Be Aware
    • Common Administration Mistakes in Your 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plans – Compensation Calculation
    • Digital Assets
    • Does Your Business Have a Buy-Sell Agreement
    • General Obligations Law § 5-905; Certain Lease Provisions Inoperative Without Express Notice to Tenant
    • Jeff Fetter to Speak at Annual Meeting for Dairy Farmers of America
    • New York State Estate Tax Alert
  • February 2017: http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412902220

    • Jerry Cosgrove Joins the Firm
    • 2017 New York Medicaid Eligibility and Limits for Income, Assets and Spousal Impoverishment
    • NEW SERIES:  How to Correct Common Mistakes in the Administration of Your 401(k) or Profit Sharing Plan – 401(K) Late Deposits
    • New York Supplemental Needs Trusts
    • Cornell Cooperative Extension to Present on Farm and Rural Land Leases
  • December 2016: http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412822282

    • New York State STAR Exemption for New Home Owners
    • Are Annual Exclusion Gifts on Your List?
    • New York State Imposes Estate Taxes on Non-Residents Owning New York Real Property
    • Behind Scolaro Law Firm
  • November 2016:  http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412788482

    • Good Faith and Loyalty
    • Penalties Increase for Federal Immigration Law Violations
    • To Probate or Note to Probate – The Potential Life Insurance Policy Quagmire
  • October 2016:  http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412740504

    • New York Approves “ABLE Account” for Disabled
    • IRS Proposes to Curtail Valuation Discounts to Family-Controlled Entities
    • The Perils of IRA Beneficiary Designations: When Even a Judge Can’t Save You
    • Should I Update My Estate Plan?
  • June 2016:  http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412646128

    • General Obligations Law:  Automatic Renewal Provisions in Contracts, legislated for and contained in General Obligations Law 5-903
    • IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) Provision Now Permanent
    • U.S. Department of Labor Modifies Overtime Rules
  • May 2016:  http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412628706

    • But, I Don’t Need a Will
    • Factors to be Considered for Spousal Support
    • New York State’s WBE Program
  • April 2016:  http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412609340

    • New York State Estate Tax Alert
    • New York State’s Minimum Wage Increase and Paid Leave Act Approved
    • Solar Leases:  Property Owners Beware
  • March 2016:  http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412587948

    • Protecting Your Corporation From Outsiders
    • The Role of the Banker and the Advisory Team in a Difficult Economy
    • The Use of Revocable Trusts in Your Estate Plan
    • A Waiver of Lien Can Help
  • February 2016:  http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412566682

    • Charitable Gift
    • Southern Tier Farmers Offered Assistance through “On-Farm Enhancement Grant Program”
    • Wait! I Thought that New York Didn’t Have a Gift Tax?!
  • January 2016:  http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412547214

    • 2016 Annual Gift Exemptions
    • Landlords Beware:  Do Not Comingle Security Deposits
    • Medicaid Changes for 2016
    • Planning For Your Final Arrangements
    • Star Exemption Expanded for New York State Farmers
  • December 2015:  http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412521254

    • Arbitration – A Useful Form of Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Estate Basis Reporting  – New Requirements Require Notices to Beneficiaries
    • Reward and Retain – Keeping Key Employees on the Farm
    • Some Quick and Easy Year-End Tax Strategies
  • November 2015:  http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412488886

    • Budget Bill Changes Social Security Claiming Strategies
    • Business and Business Owner Year-End Tax-Planning Strategies Should be Reviewed in November 2015
    • Farm Buy-Sell Agreements
    • Governor Expands Authority to Implement Mandatory E-Filing in Courts
    • Responsibilities of Trustees and Executors
    • Year-End Planning:  Watch Out For the Required Minimum Distribution Rules to Avoid Penalties
  • October 2015:  http://www.gomnb.com/email/newsletter/1412476403

    • Alternative Dispute Resolution – It Does Make Sense
    • Governor Andrew M. Cuomo modified New York’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (“ABC Law”)
    • New York State to contribute more than $16 Million to Grow New York’s Craft Beverage Industry
    • New York Just Can’t Seem To Let You Go…
    • New York State Overhauls Spousal Maintenance Formula