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Here are your articles for May 3, 2018.

Adam Friedwald has joined the board of directors of the Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County, Inc..  He is an Audit Senior Manager at CDL and will support the Center in its mission to protect and strengthen children and families. 

Since 1961, the Center has been providing families with affordable mental health services and education, and is recognized by the Florida Department of Health as the only sexual abuse treatment provider in Palm Beach County.  Adam joins seven other board members in directing and guiding the Center as it operates eight programs throughout Palm Beach County and serves more than 5,000 people annually.




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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation in New York announced that CDL is the number one fundraising team in the United States for their annual charity walk. Team CDL raised $81,293 for Crohn's & Colitis South Florida Chapter's Take Steps West Palm Beach. The walk was held in November of last year at CityPlace in West Palm Beach. 

As the number one fundraising team in the country, Team CDL beat out teams from Los Angeles ($56,152), Liberty State Park, NJ ($54,610), Fairfield Westchester, CT ($53,673) and New York City ($44,259).





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The American Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990, ensuring that all Americans with disabilities would not be discriminated against in all "areas of public life." With the evolution of the world wide web, the Department of Justice (the enforcing body of the ADA) placed company websites under Title III and began monitoring for compliance issues. In the past year, we have become aware of several organizations, both for-profit and not-for-profit, that have been sued by attorneys because their websites were not ADA compliant.




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When tax season ends, many individuals and businesses are unsure which records they should retain — and which ones can be thrown in the shredder. Here are some best practices to prevent your paper and digital records from mounting up, while retaining them long enough to prove your tax return information in the event of an audit or to file an amended return if you overlook tax breaks.


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Does your business need to add one or more vehicles? The new tax law provides an extra incentive to buy new and used vehicles in the form of expanded first-year depreciation deductions. Here are details about the new-and-improved tax breaks for vehicles used more than 50% for business purposes. But, beware, there's also a downside to the new law for employees with unreimbursed vehicle expenses.
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Spring is a hot season for home sales. You might be excited to list your house or shop for a new one, but before you talk with a realtor or lender, there are important tax issues to consider. Though the home sale gain exclusion rules haven't changed, some home-related deductions have been temporarily restricted or eliminated under the new tax law. Here are the details.
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In cases of patent infringement, the patent owner may want to sue for lost profits. In other words, the amount of profits the patent owner would have earned if the infringement had not occurred. This requires an analysis of certain criteria. This article provides an explanation of four factors courts often use in determining awards involving lost profits after patent infringement.
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Many people want life insurance so their estates can use the proceeds to pay for estate taxes. However, life insurance proceeds are generally included in the gross estate for estate tax purposes. So it doesn't make sense to subject life insurance proceeds to estate taxes, and then have less money to pay the estate tax. An irrevocable life insurance trust might help solve this dilemma. Read on for details.
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Affluent individuals are often approached by relatives and friends needing money. Let's say your brother-in-law wants $20,000 to start a business. How should you handle the transaction? This article explains some of the important implications of transferring money to family members and friends in the form of gifts, loans and equity investments.
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