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  • Disqualification for Florida Unemployment Benefits When Discharged
    Disqualification for Florida Unemployment Benefits When Discharged

    The Florida Statutes provide that individuals will be disqualified from receiving unemployment compensation under certain circumstances. Specifically, providing: If an individual is discharged from ...

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  • Fraudulent Transfers In Florida
    Fraudulent Transfers In Florida

    A corporation is a separate legal entity, with its own identity. Once funds are deposited into a corporate account, those funds become the property of the corporation. Decisions with regard to a ...

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  • Taxation of Nonresident Alien Crew Members Working Onboard a Foreign Flagged Yacht
    Taxation of Nonresident Alien Crew Members Working Onboard a Foreign Flagged Yacht

    Nonresident alien crew members working onboard a foreign flagged yacht may not be subject to the United States Internal Revenue Code's federal tax withholding requirements found in I.R.C. §§ 3402 or ...

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  • Tax Obligations on the Short Sale of a Florida Property
    Tax Obligations on the Short Sale of a Florida Property

    Ordinarily, relief from indebtedness is taxable as income under the Internal Revenue Code. However, The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Relief Act of 2007 was passed to benefit certain taxpayers and ...

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  • Florida Residency Requirements for State Tax Purposes
    Florida Residency Requirements for State Tax Purposes

    The State of Florida does not impose a personal income tax on its residents. For purposes of Florida property taxes and the homestead exemption, permanent residency is a factual determination made by ...

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  • Our Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Our Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    On June 21, 2004, after having been sworn into the United States Supreme Court, I had the fortunate opportunity to meet Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Ruth Joan Bader Ginsburg was sworn into the Supreme ...

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