Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

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  • Planning for Minor Children and Assets in Case of Removal

    Planeando por sus Hijos Menores de Edad y Bienes en caso de Deportación Inmigrantes indocumentados preocupados con los recientes Ordenes Ejecutivos del Presidente Trump que autorizan deportación de cualquier persona que esta fuera de estatus inmigratorio, aunque no tengan antecedentes criminales, se recomiende que planean por el cuidado de sus niños menores de edad y... The post Planning for Minor...

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

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Generated 1 week ago

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  • Commonly Asked Property Tax Questions

    Commonly Asked Property Tax Questions: A property owner calls and says “I pay too many taxes on my property.” There are two things that affect the amount of real property taxes: valuation/assessment of the property and the tax rate. Basically, the property should not be assessed above its market value. The first question is, “Do... The post Commonly Asked Property Tax Questions appeared first on J...

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • How Second Marriages Can Affect Your Estate Planning

    How Second Marriages Can Affect Your Estate Planning  As a long time estate planning and elder law attorney, my clients have gone from mostly married couples at the beginning of my practice to a varied array of combinations of people who wish to provide for each other and their families. Often, I now see couples... The post How Second Marriages Can Affect Your Estate Planning appeared first on Jac...

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Should You Submit to a Breathalyzer?

    Should You Submit to a Breathalyzer? As a Hudson Valley DWI defense attorney, I am often asked whether one should submit to a chemical test – commonly known as a “breathalyzer”- when they have been arrested on suspicion of DWI (“Driving While Intoxicated”).  Unfortunately, there is no simple, “one-size-fits-all” answer to the question.  The answer... The post Should You Submit to a Breathalyzer? a...

  • Are You Paying Too Much In New York State Property Taxes?

    Challenging your New York State property taxes can be a complex process. The attorneys at Jacobowitz & Gubits have extensive experience in challenging real property tax assessments. Our knowledgeable Hudson Valley attorneys have challenged all types of property assessments including industrial plants, apartment complexes, strip malls, condominiums, sub-divisions, farmland, and more. We can help yo...

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Planning for Business Succession

    Planning for Business Succession and Exit Congratulations on successfully building and growing your business. The odds were against you surviving more than 5 years[1], but you beat the odds. Have your thoughts now turned to retirement? Or cashing out? Planning for business succession and exit successfully will require as much planning as growing it. Business... The post Planning for Business Succe...

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Immigration Channel with Jennifer S. Echevarria

    Welcome to the Immigration Channel with Jennifer S. Echevarria.  Jennifer is an associate attorney at J&G who concentrates on immigration and employment law. She is fluent in Spanish and will be providing frequent updates on immigration legistation and Presidential Executive Orders to keep the Spanish-speaking community aware.  Each summary article can be found in both... The post Immigration Chan...

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Everyone Needs a Will or Trust

    What is a Will and Why Does Everyone Need One A Last Will and Testament is a document that states your final wishes. Every Will must be submitted to the Surrogate’s Court after death so the Court can determine if it is valid and enforceable. This is the procedure known as “probate.” Everyone who is... The post Everyone Needs a Will or Trust appeared first on Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP - Counselors...

  • Snow and Ice Injury Liability: What should I do?

    Since you are reading this blog, you probably live in or near Orange County, NY. In that case, you are ready for winter which, as we are learning as 2017 arrives, will have snow and ice. What follows is a discussion snow and ice injury liability and the rights and responsibilities of those of us... The post Snow and Ice Injury Liability: What should I do? appeared first on Jacobowitz and Gubits, ...

  • New Minimum Wages Come to New York

    New Minimum Wages Come to New York Now that we have entered 2017, there are six different hourly new minimum wages in effect in New York State. The one applicable to you, as an employer or an employee, depends on the location and size of the employer. As defined by this chart from the New... The post New Minimum Wages Come to New York appeared first on Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP - Counselors at La...

  • Divorce Tips: Key Factors to Consider Before Filing for a Divorce

    There are many factors to contemplate when considering a divorce. Our divorce tips will help you be aware of the impact a divorce will have on you, your children, finances, taxes, insurance and property. Here are some key factors to consider before filing for divorce: Divorce Tips, #1: Consider your Options There are many ways to approach a... The post Divorce Tips: Key Factors to Consider Before ...

  • Kara Cavallo promoted to Senior Counsel

    Kara J. Cavallo, Esq. Promoted to Senior Counsel at Jacobowitz and Gubits LLP The law firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G) is proud to announce that Kara J. Cavallo has been promoted from associate to senior counsel effective January 1, 2017.  Ms. Cavallo has been an associate at J&G for twelve years, and concentrates... The post Kara Cavallo promoted to Senior Counsel appeared first on Jacobo...

  • Should you register your brand as a trademark?

    Should you register your brand as a trademark? If you own a business, you have worked hard to stand out from the crowd and portray your products or services as unique and high quality. From a marketing perspective, your brand is the symbol of your business and the way you are recognized in the marketplace.... The post Should you register your brand as a trademark? appeared first on Jacobowitz and ...

  • Happy World Wetlands Day

    HAPPY WORLD WETLANDS DAY! February 2nd is not only Groundhog Day, it is also World Wetlands Day. This is fitting since the existence of fresh water wetlands are vital for the survival of so many species, including groundhogs (and human beings, for that matter). Wetlands are land areas saturated or flooded with water, either permanently... The post Happy World Wetlands Day appeared first on Jacobow...

  • SEQRA: First Update in Twenty Years

    Updating SEQRA: DEC Proposes to Update and Streamline the State Environmental Quality Review Regulations When the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) last revised the regulations that implement the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), Bill Clinton was completing the last year of his first term in office, the Dallas Cowboys would shortly win... The post SEQRA: ...

  • Trump Tax Proposals

    Trump Tax Proposals The following is an overview of President-Elect Trump’s (“Trump”) tax plan based upon the tax proposals put forth during his candidacy. Congress must approve the trump tax proposals before they become law and, thus, the final outcome of these proposals are quite likely to be different then the original plan suggested by... The post Trump Tax Proposals appeared first on Jacobowi...

  • Tax Saving Tips For Business Owners

    Tax saving tips: As a Partner here at Jacobowitz and Gubits in New York and also a CPA, I work with individuals, business owners, corporations, municipalities and not-for-profits who all need to stay on top of the latest changes and proposals in tax law. Here are some tax saving tips for business owners that reflect the latest tax... The post Tax Saving Tips For Business Owners appeared first on J...

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • If you rely on your driver’s license for work, read this!

    If you rely on your driver’s license for work, read this! Imagine you could no longer drive, effective immediately. What would you do? Living in the Hudson Valley, many of us do not have the option of taking public transportation to work, the grocery store, or the doctor.  We require and rely on driving ourselves.  You... The post If you rely on your driver’s license for work, read this! appeared ...

  • Alimony-An Income Tax Deduction?

    Is It Necessary to Have a Court Decree Ordering Alimony To Take An Income Tax Deduction? I recently agreed to meet with a man who explained that the IRS was threatening to disallow his tax deduction taken for payments he had made to his wife pursuant to a home-made separation agreement. Taxpayer Charlie told me... The post Alimony-An Income Tax Deduction? appeared first on Jacobowitz and Gubits, L...

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Artful Zoning in the Hudson Valley

    ARTFUL ZONING IN THE HUDSON VALLEY On September 8, 2016, I attended the Orange County Chamber of Commerce breakfast to hear a great presentation by my partner, Gary Schuster, and Adam Demchak from Polich/Tallix Foundry, discussing the economic and cultural benefits associated with the many creative arts associated businesses, entrepreneurs, artists and non-profits operating in... The post Artful Z...

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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