BB&D attorneys Bob Blitz, Chris Bauman and Jason Turk represent hundreds of property owners in appealing the valuations of their commercial real estate by taxing authorities. The Missouri State Tax Commission recently issued more than 180 decisions in our clients’ tax appeals. Our efforts reduced taxable values more than $250 million. The results included: $16.2 […]
BB&D attorneys Bob Blitz, Thom Avery and Jason Turk successfully represented a family limited partnership that was the beneficiary of a $2 million life insurance policy. The partnership purchased the policy as part of the family’s estate plan and sued the life insurance company after it refused to reinstate the policy and pay the death […]
SB 68 renames the Missouri Works Training Program to the “Missouri One Start Program,” which provides flexible funding for a company’s training costs associated with a new facility, expansion or retraining project. Companies may utilize industry training funds to offset training costs for new products, new manufacturing processes, technological innovation, and productivity improvement. Under SB 68, a company is no longer required to retain its current number of employees, instead becoming eligible by maintaining at least one-hundred jobs in the year preceding the application.
Rules promulgated by the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) significantly alter Missouri’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program (HTC). The emergency rules, which took effect March 30, 2019, implement Senate Bill 590 enacted during the 2018 legislative session. The rules are expected to become final during the second half of 2019.