Due to the generous amount of the Unified Tax Credit, as currently formulated under the Federal tax laws, individuals are now permitted to transfer significant wealth free of any Federal gift, estate or generation-skipping transfer (GST) taxes. However, certain favorable … Read more
If you are the owner of real property that is the subject of an oil and gas lease, you should strongly consider forming a family limited partnership or limited liability company to be owned by you and transferring such property … Read more
The owners of parcels of real property that are subject to oil and gas leases oftentimes seek to achieve limited liability and estate planning objectives by forming a real estate holding company for such property. However, the property owners sometimes … Read more
Attention natural gas lease holders: the Chair of our Business & Finance Department, Paul T. Rushton, will be speaking at Stone House Retirement Income Planners’ upcoming seminars! These free seminars will address a number of issues relating to managing natural … Read more
Last month, Paul Rushton, the Chair of our Business & Finance Department, was a guest on Stone House Retirement Income Planners’ Blue Collar Wealth podcast!
During the podcast, Paul was interviewed by host Bob Brown about a variety of issues … Read more
Before granting an easement or right-of-way that would allow an oil and gas company to place a pipeline on your property, there are many issues you should consider and have addressed to your satisfaction. For example, you will want to … Read more
Recently, many Pennsylvanian landowners, more specifically those with large areas of land (50 or more acres), have been approached by landmen or drilling companies who are interested in buying or leasing the landowners’ mineral rights.… Read more