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Our Clearwater attorneys concentrate on developing creative strategies that create profitable opportunities. Don’t let “issues” and “complications” keep you from making a profitable business deal or being prepared for the future. From contract work for businesses or commercial real estate purchases, to creation of trusts, limited liability companies and other legal entities, we can help protect you and your assets while growing your business or investments.

Buying or Selling a Business: How Long Will It Take to Close?

April 8, 2020 by

Once a business sale contract is signed, a buyer or seller may ask how long it will take to close the deal. Howard Stross discusses what can affect a closing date when buying or selling a business.

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An Update for Our Clients Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 19, 2020 by

Stross Law Firm, P. A. will remain accessible to you while we are all witnessing the impact of the Coronavirus on our public health.

Stross Law Firm is functional. Throughout the challenging time ahead, we will continue to function, ...

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What You Should Know About The SECURE Act and Retirement Accounts

March 16, 2020 by

The SECURE Act, which changes the law applicable to retirement accounts, became effective on January 1, 2020. The SECURE Act increases the age for required minimum distributions from retirement accounts from 70 ½ to 72 years of age (for ...

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“Sweetheart Estate Planning” – Separate Trusts or a Joint Trust?

March 5, 2020 by

What is Sweetheart Estate Planning? Most married couples today need not plan for the payment of federal estate taxes. In 2020, federal estate tax is only imposed on a deceased person's estate if its value exceeds $11,580,000. With proper ...

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