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The Impact Of Medicaid Laws On Discovery

Liberal discovery provisions in CPLR Article 31 permit full disclosure of all evidence that is material and necessary in the prosecution and/or defense of an action, CPLR 3101 (a). However, various provisions in both federal and state law have the ...

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Understanding Tax Rules Related To IRAs

Individual retirement accounts were created about 30 years ago and have grown to a $3.5 trillion industry within the $13 trillion U.S. retirement plan market, according to the Investment Company Institute. About 40 percent of all U.S. households or 45 ...

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TimeMap 4 And Keeping Your Passwords Safe

I’ve been enthusiastic about Decision Quest’s suite of litigation support software since I reviewed the first edition of CaseMap several years ago. Currently, the suite includes CaseMap, the main analysis program, TimeMap, a program that creates time line graphics of ...

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Some Recent Tax Developments

Among the recent tax developments that could affect you are the following items: Last year’s tax law restored the full $2,000 deduction for the purchase of a new clean-fuel automobile. This deduction can be taken even if you don’t itemize ...

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Defining The Term 'Standard Of Value'

Business valuations may be performed in connection with estate and gift tax matters, business acquisitions and divestitures, dissenting shareholder disputes, buy-sell arrangements, marital dissolutions, etc. After determining the purpose of the business valuation, it’s important to determine the standard of ...

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