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Estate, Medicaid and VA Planning – An Ohio Guide

Hello everyone! I am very happy to announce the completion of my new book: Estate, Medicaid and VA Planning – An Ohio Guide.  This book takes on very crucial questions that Ohio residents have, such as: How can I protect my savings from being spent on unnecessary probate or guardianship proceedings? How can I simplify things […]

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Firm News

Notice to SWBW Clients and Colleagues RE: COVID-19

Update – 6/1/2020 – Effective June 1, 2020, our staff will be returning to the office full-time during normal working hours. However, we strongly encourage Clients who need or want in-person appointments to call ahead at 740-452-8484, so we can properly comply with ongoing COVID-19 requirements and recommendations, including Director Acton’s Responsible RestartOhio Guidelines and […]

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Newsletters

SWBW June 2020 Newsletter

Consumer Trust and Risk: Building Your Credibility Over the past few decades, we’ve heard a lot of public outrage about companies betraying consumer trust. Whether they’re considering tobacco products or baby powder from Johnson & Johnson, Americans have become more proactive about placing their trust in the items they use. More than ever, establishing trust […]

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Newsletters

SWBW May 2020 Newsletter

Look Before You Merge! This February, Judge Victor Marrero changed the American business landscape dramatically when he greenlighted a merger between two communication giants: T-Mobile and Sprint. Attorneys general from 13 states and Washington, D.C., opposed the merger, arguing that if the two companies joined up, then competition in the industry would decline, cellphone bills […]

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Newsletters

SWBW April 2020 Newsletter

  Don’t Be Fooled by Fitness Mistakes April Fools’ Day is a fun holiday to mess with friends and family, but it also serves as an important reminder about the dangers of deceit. When it comes to fitness, there are a lot of fads and opinions out there, and it can be difficult to parse […]

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Estate Planning

Gift and GST Tax Returns and Payments Postponed to July 15

The IRS has postponed the filing date for 2019 gift and generation-skipping transfer tax returns, and making payments of those taxes, until July 15, 2020. From Notice 2020-20 (internal citations omitted): The Secretary of the Treasury has determined that any person with a Federal gift tax or generation-skipping transfer tax payment due or the requirement […]

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