For nearly five decades, Pennsylvania landowners, particularly the State’s farmers, have benefitted from the preferential tax assessment program known as Clean and Green.
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The second in a series of articles that addresses topics related to solar leases that are important to landowners.
The nature of agricultural land, being undeveloped and of high acreage, makes Pennsylvania’s farmland ideal for commercial solar projects.
One of the biggest issues faced by partners of family-owned businesses is dealing with co-owning family members as business partners, rather than as family members.
Mette, Evans & Woodside announces the settlement of a client’s lawsuit against York County, Pennsylvania, alleging violations of the client’s rights under the First Amendment. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Harrisburg.
Since 2015, the laws surrounding Power of Attorney have significantly changed resulting in specific powers to be granted in the document in order to be effective. If your Power of Attorney document was drafted before 2015, you should consult with an experienced attorney for updates.
Attorney Jake H. Kiessling covers the necessary estate planning that should be in place to protect your family in the event of your death or disability. Consult with an attorney to create the three documents you need; your will, power of attorney and living will.
Attorney Jacob H. Kiessling discusses how you may be able to take advantage of stepped-up basis following a death in the family.
Wondering if you should convert your farm to a LLC? Attorney Jacob H. Kiessling discusses the advantages of an LLC and if it may be right for your farm.
In the closing days of 2017, the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“Act”) was enacted. Its impact will be felt by virtually every taxpayer on multiple levels. From a farm succession planning standpoint, the most impactful changes include reduction of individual and corporate tax rates, increases in the federal estate and gift tax exclusion amount, preservation of stepped-up basis and continuation of like-kind exchanges for real estate.
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