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How Florida Borrowers Can Reduce Mortgage Taxes

September 30, 2021 — The steady growth of Florida development activity has been accompanied by a corresponding rise in transaction taxes, but there are some strategies that borrowers can employ to reduce mortgage taxes.

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Florida’s Minimum Wage Rises to $10.00 on September 30

September 20, 2021 — Effective September 30, 2021, the minimum wage in Florida will increase to $10.00 per hour from its current rate of $8.65 per hour.

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Weathering an Employer's Duties During the Storm

September 08, 2021 — Hurricane season is only half over, with Hurricane Ida leaving a trail of damage across Louisiana and beyond, and Hurricane Larry swirling in the Atlantic Ocean, although the storm is not expected to threaten the U.S.

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2021 TRIM Notices: After the First Full Year of Covid-19

August 19, 2021 — This week, property appraisers from all 67 Florida counties will mail (or have mailed) Truth in Millage (TRIM) notices to property owners around the state, indicating the 2021 valuation for each property.

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Lessons from a Celebrity Divorce: The Importance of a Prenuptial Agreement

August 18, 2021 — Celebrity divorces are always a fascinating topic. Over the last year, you may have seen news reports periodically concerning Kelly Clarkson’s divorce from her husband, which often discuss the couple’s purported prenuptial agreement.

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Jim O’Brien and Andrew Kelly Author Trade Secrets Article for Orlando Inno

August 11, 2021 — Jim O’Brien and Andrew Kelly have authored an article entitled "Protecting Your Trade Secrets from the Risks of Remote Working" for Orlando Inno

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Drew Sorrell Authors Cybersecurity and Fraud Article for Orlando Inno

August 05, 2021 — Drew Sorrell has authored an article entitled "Remote Working and Fraud: Reassessment Can Reduce Your Risk" for Orlando Inno, a multi-media platform launched in partnership with the Orlando Business Journal that covers headlines focused on innovation

Blogs

Outdoor Advertising: How Billboard Landlords Can Protect Their Property and Their Profits

August 03, 2021 — Billboards are ubiquitous in the landscape along major Florida thoroughfares, at times seemingly blending into their surroundings. They dot (some would say mar) the landscape on farms and ranches along interstates and on commercial properties in urban areas.

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Governor DeSantis’ Executive Order Expires: COVID Permit Extensions End

July 15, 2021 — UPDATE: Governor DeSantis recently allowed Executive Order No. 20-52 to expire. Permit holders must now notify the responsible agency or local government within 90 days of the termination of the Order, if they wish to extend.

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