ACA Update: Cadillac Tax Repeal Within Sight

I have long followed the developments of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA,” the “ACA,” or colloquially, “Obamacare”), from its origins as a conservative, state-based, market-oriented insurance reform tool designed to combat rising healthcare costs, to its being championed and eventually passed into law by liberal legislators under President Barack Obama, to the […]

Including Pets in Wills and Trusts

Many pet owners consider their animals an integral part of the family. It makes sense that an increasing number of clients ask about including pets in their estate plans. While animals are legally considered “tangible personal property,” any pet owner will tell you that an animal is much more than that. Wisconsin’s trust laws caught […]

Neider Boucher Welcomes New Employees to the Firm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2019 (Madison, WI) The law firm of Neider & Boucher (N&B) is pleased to announce that Eric Klemm, John Rather and Tabitha Grahn-Galloway have recently joined the firm. Eric Klemm is an Attorney at the firm and concentrates his practice on business transactions and litigation.  He received his J.D. from […]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Short-term Rentals Not Prohibited by Commercial Activity Restriction. Will Your Condominium Association Rules Hold Up?

Have you ever stayed at an AirBnB or VRBO or HomeAway rental, or any of the other numerous alternatives to a hotel? These “short-term rentals” or “STRs” are becoming more and more popular. Almost 14% of total worldwide room sales came from STRs in 2017. However, as these arrangements become more and more popular they […]

Your Health and Dental Plans Need Them Too: Plan Documents and Summary Plans Descriptions (SPDs) and why you must have them.

Prior to joining Neider and Boucher, I served as a compliance officer for an insurance broker helping employers implement and manage their companies’ non-retirement employee benefits plans such as health, vision, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance, etc.  These “Employee Welfare Benefit Plans” or “Welfare Plans” as defined by the Employee Retirement Income Security […]

For Wisconsin residents with dependent children under the age of 18, $100 rebate per child available NOW – July 2, 2018:

For Wisconsin residents with dependent children under the age of 18, $100 per child available NOW – July 2, 2018: A Child Sales Tax Rebate was authorized by Governor Walker and the State Legislature in January. Claim submissions are being accepted now through July 2, 2018. There is a  $100 rebate, per child, for “sales and […]