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TAX ALERT

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Commercial Litigation on Feb 4, 2016.

Say Goodbye to the Pennsylvania Capital Stock and Foreign Franchise Tax Governor Tom Wolf recently confirmed that as of January 1, 2016, Pennsylvania’s Capital Stock and Foreign Franchise tax (the “CST“) has been phased out. There have been several last minute resurrections of the CST, but it looks to have finally met its slow and painful end.

Van Gogh chops off ear

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Commercial Litigation on Dec 23, 2015.

On this day in 1888, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, suffering from severe depression, cuts off the lower part of his left ear with a razor while staying in Arles, France.He later documented the event in a painting titled Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear. Today, Van Gogh is regarded as an artistic genius and his masterpieces sell for record-breaking prices; however, during his lifetime, he was a poster boy for tortured starving artists and sold only one painting.

September 30, 1955

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Commercial Litigation on Sep 30, 2015.

James Dean the well known young Movie Star who starred in Rebel Without A Cause dies at the age of 24 in a car crash in his Porsche in California.

Another Thing That Drives Me Crazy About Litigation

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Commercial Litigation on Jun 23, 2015.

Here’s Another Thing That Drives Me Crazy About Litigation. Earlier in life, I was a computer programmer.  In that world, correct inputs ALWAYS produced correct results.  Well, almost always.  There was that time I discovered a bug in the system itself, but that’s another post.

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