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Gearing up for Year-End Charitable Solicitations

The end-of-year giving cycle can make or break the revenue projections for nonprofits which rely on donor gifts to support valuable programming and staffing. Given a tumultuous and unpredictable year, which has disrupted office routines and sometimes re-focused efforts to “critical” work, it is even more important that your organization comply with state charitable giving…READ MORE

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How To Tell If A Check Is Fake

As online shopping continues to grow, consumers are relying more than ever on issuing payment for those transactions remotely.  Despite the appeal and convenience, especially during a global pandemic, many transactions continue to be paid for with traditional checks, including  cashier checks.  The appeal of checks is due to the sense of security that the…READ MORE

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Failed To File Personal Property Tax Return? CASE DISMISSED

In a recent case,  the Court of Appeals of Maryland dismissed the appeal of a Maryland limited liability company (“Company”) in a breach of contract action because the Company failed to file a personal property tax return.  After September 30, of each year, the Comptroller of Maryland issues a proclamation with a list of every…READ MORE

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Protect Your Brand: Concerns in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 is affecting every part of our lives in some way or another.  Protecting the brand that you created should not be overlooked.  To be competitive and recognizable in the market place, you have no doubt expended resources to build your brand and its related goodwill.  Whether by common law or through federal registration, trademark…READ MORE

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The Importance Of Keeping Your Physical Office Location After The COVID-19 Pandemic

During these times of COVID-19 related business and office quarantining and closures, companies and their employees are learning new ways to be efficient and productive.  Remote working, while certainly a pre-COVID-19 option, has become the new normal.  Workers have become adept at completing tasks and projects away from the office, using platforms like remote-desktop for…READ MORE

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Important 2020 D.C. Employment Updates

As everyone is adjusting to working and living with Covid-19, we must not forget that the governments are continuing to enact laws that affect employers.  While we have previously provided updates for Maryland and Virginia employers, the District of Columbia has also recently enacted several important updates to its employment laws: Time Off to Vote. …READ MORE

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Reopening Your Business: What If I Have to Shut Down Again?

By now, most business owners have read the emerging scientific news that the COVID-19 pandemic may linger for one to three years. Alongside this “lengthening” of the curve, the media is filled with coverage of the political, social and economic pressure to re-open and significant concerns from employees that their workplaces will not be safe…READ MORE

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Should I Go To The Legal Assistance Office On Base?

If you serve in the military or are the spouse of a military member and considering filing for divorce, you are likely asking yourself some very difficult questions. Seeking the right help as you’re going through the military divorce process is the key to making it as simple and painless as possible. You may be…READ MORE

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