Current IRS rules that provide tax breaks on gains of sales of qualified small business stock (QSBS) have been made permanent. More specifically, a taxpayer may be able to exclude from personal income tax up to 100% of any gain realized on the sale or exchange of QSBS held for more than five years (subject to certain limitations discussed below). These rules may provide significant tax…Read the full article
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Minimum wage. Wage theft. Paid sick and safe time. Fair chance employment ordinance. The City of Seattle has a proven commitment to workers’ rights and a long history of being at the forefront of movements to provide greater protections to employees. The latest movement Seattle is championing is known as “secure scheduling.” The secure scheduling legislation, key points of which a Seattle City Council committee…Read the full article
A writ of garnishment is a legal device used by creditors to collect on judgments. When a writ of garnishment is served on an employer in Washington state, the purpose of the writ is to allow the judgment creditor to collect on an obligation owed by an employee to that creditor. In effect, the writ constitutes a continuing lien on that employee’s earnings, and…Read the full article
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LHS&E is proud to announce that Linda Kelley Ebberson, George S. Holzapfel, Lisa Ann Sharpe, Shannon Sperry, and Eugene W. Wong were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Linda and Lisa have devoted their careers to serving clients involved in complex divorces and challenging family law controversies. Their practices focus on marital estates with…Read the full article
LHS&E is pleased to announce that twenty of our attorneys have been named to the Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists. In addition, three of our attorneys - Linda Kelley Ebberson, Lori K. Rath, and Lisa Ann Sharpe - have been named to the Top 50 Women Lawyers and the Top 100 Lawyers in Washington State lists. No more than five percent of the…Read the full article
Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson is pleased to announce that Sean Small has been named Principal, effective January 1, 2016. Sean is a key member of LHS&E’s commercial litigation department with a successful practice that focuses on the resolution of complex business, real estate, and employment disputes. Utilizing his litigation skills and in collaboration with LHS&E’s Business Department, Sean offers broad…Read the full article