Tag Archives: Michael P. Witzke

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Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Healthcare Industry

The 25th episode of McDonald Hopkins’ podcast series MH Business Exchange has been released.

During the episode entitled “Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Healthcare Industry,” McDonald Hopkins healthcare attorney Rick Hindmand joins host Mike Witzke for a deeper dive into the topic.

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Episode 17: The role of fiduciaries

On the 17th episode of MH Business Exchange, host Mike Witzke talks with McDonald Hopkins trust and estate attorney Roger Shumaker about fiduciaries: Who are they, what do they do, and how do they act?

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Charitable giving under the new tax law

The biggest change to charitable giving under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may come from the increase in the standard deduction. The act almost doubles the standard deduction in 2018 to $12,000 for single and $24,000 for joint filers under age 65 (those over 65 can deduct an additional $1,300). This higher deduction will drastically reduce the number of taxpayers who itemize, thus causing many charities to fear a reduction in charitable gifts. So what are some of the best ways to make charitable gifts under the Act?

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