Law Office of Steven M. Berger, LLC

2018 Legislative Update

After Congress passed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 the Comptroller’s Office came up with estimates of substantial revenue increases for Maryland as the loss of deductions on the Federal return carried over to State return. The Comptroller’s...

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2018 Economic Update

2018 Economic Update

I joined the Financial Association of Maryland for a meeting at the Baltimore Office of the Federal Reserve on January 17th, 2018. Andy Bauer, Senior Regional Economist, presented a favorable economic outlook for 2018. Inflation pressures remain...

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2018 Tax Update

2018 Tax Update

  Changes in the income tax for 2018 will affect many of our clients. Here are the limits the estate and gift tax numbers for 2018: The annual gift tax exclusion is $15,000 The Federal Estate tax exemption is $11,200,000 The Maryland Estate...

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Pet Trusts

Do you have a written plan for your pets? If you don’t and something happens to you, your pets can be KILLED, abandoned or sold. PetWill is an organization that wants to make sure your pets have a voice in their own lives and are safe and...

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Precision Counts

Precision Counts

The activities surrounding Service Academy football games often gather more interest than the game itself. Parachute team members guide themselves to mid-field after the jump master determines wind conditions for the ideal place and altitude to...

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