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Estate Planning Posts

Lou Teti Featured in VISTA Today’s Chester County Leadership Profile

Posted June 28, 2018

Lou Teti, Partner, and Chair of MacElree Harvey’s Estate Planning Practice talked with VISTA Today about growing up in Coatesville and is featured in the latest edition of the Chester County Leadership profile. As a life-long resident of Chester County, Lou Teti recounts how his childhood influenced his strong work ethic and life path. Click […]

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Tax Identity Theft: How Filing Early Can Protect You

Posted February 13, 2018

By Joseph A. Bellinghieri Now that we are past the holiday season, if you are like many Americans it is time to start thinking about filing your Individual Income Tax returns.  This year the deadline is April 17, 2018, to file your 2017 taxes.  However, in the event you need additional time, you have the ability […]

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MacElree Harvey Welcomes Estate Planning Attorney Stephen M. Porter

Posted February 8, 2018

February 2018 MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Stephen M. Porter has joined the Firm’s West Chester office as an associate in the Estate Planning Department. Porter will work closely with clients across Pennsylvania, assisting them with various estate planning matters, including estates & trusts, tax planning, and elder law. “I am extremely […]

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What to know about Pennsylvania’s new 1099-MISC withholding tax requirements

Posted January 25, 2018

By Joseph A. Bellinghieri The tax bill signed by Governor Tom Wolf on October 30, 2017, made significant changes to Pennsylvania’s 1099-MISC withholding tax requirements. Act 43 of 2017 created a withholding obligation for certain payors of Pennsylvania-source income and lessees of Pennsylvania real estate to non-residents. The bill also expanded the requirements with respect to […]

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Key provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Posted January 9, 2018

By Joseph A. Bellinghieri The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is one of the more significant changes in decades to the Tax Code. While touted as “tax simplification”, the result is anything but simplification. Below are some of the key provisions of the TCJA. Individual Tax Rates and Brackets: The TCJA provides for […]

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Louis Teti Selected as 2016 FIVE STAR Wealth Manager for Estate Planning

Posted December 16, 2016

December 16, 2016 MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is pleased to announce that senior partner Louis N. Teti was recently named a 2016 Five Star Wealth Manager in the Philadelphia area for estate planning, as published in Philadelphia Magazine. “2,677 award candidates in the Philadelphia area were considered for the Five Star Wealth Manager award. 557 (approximately 25 […]

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Top 16 Misconceptions in Estate Planning

Posted May 13, 2016

By Louis N. Teti Updated: May 13, 2016 “We are concerned about our son’s marriage and whether it will last, but his inheritance from us won’t be part of his and his wife’s marital estate if he gets divorced after I die.” “I don’t need to read my Will for accuracy. My lawyer sent a draft to me, but he […]

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Guardianships Under Pennsylvania Law

Posted April 22, 2016

By Robert A. Burke, Esquire The appointment of a guardian for an incapacitated person is one of the more serious areas of the law. There is a good reason for this. In considering the appointment of a guardian, judges recognize that the court is being asked to remove an individual’s most basic rights – namely, […]

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Estate Planning: What factors should I consider when choosing an Executor for my Will and a Trustee for my Trust?

Posted March 1, 2016

By Duke Schneider, Esq. and Don Bristol, Pa.C.P. When contemplating your estate plan, one of the items often assumed to be a simple task is the decision as to the naming of the executor of your Will, or the Trustee of any trusts created under your Will. For married couples the spouse is almost always […]

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