Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth, PLC

Conveniently located in Wixom and Bloomfield Hills

  • Main office

    28345 Beck Road Suite 301 Wixom, Michigan 48393
    Phone: 248.869.0030
  • satellite office

    (by appointment only)
    36400 Woodward, Suite 220
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Our Blog

Effective October 18: VA’s New Rule for Pension Benefits

10.10.2018 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Legal Updates, Tax Information

On September 18, 2018, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amended the rules regarding eligibility for VA pension. These new rules will change VA planning drastically, including the following: 1. There is now a look-back period of 36 months when applying for needs-based pension benefits for wartime Veterans or for […]

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Tax Reform Affects ABLE Accounts, Saver’s Credit, 529 Rollovers

28.09.2018 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Legal Updates, Tax Information

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made several changes to ABLE accounts. ABLE accounts were created by The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014. They are authorized tax-advantaged section 529A accounts to help disabled people pay for qualified disability-related expenses. States can offer ABLE accounts to help people […]

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Landlords: Don’t get stuck holding the water bill when your tenant moves out

16.05.2018 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Business Law, Legal Updates, Real Estate Law

A common complaint heard from landlords is that when tenants leave or are evicted, the landlord gets stuck with the unpaid water bill. By statute, the water departments of Michigan municipalities are entitled to liens against the property for unpaid water bills.  MCL 123.162.  The lien becomes effective immediately upon […]

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Minor child’s common law negligence claim against private resort for injuries sustained while playing on a resort beach is barred by the Recreational Land Use Act.

18.04.2018 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Business Law, Legal Updates, Real Estate Law

  Michigan Supreme Court holds that Michigan’s Recreational Land Use Act (MCL 324.73301(1)) bars a child’s common law negligence claim for injuries sustained while walking along a beach and stepping on hot coals that remained from a beach fire because “beach play” fit the plain meaning of “other outdoor recreational […]

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Important Change for Businesses Subject to City Income Tax

15.03.2018 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Business Law, Legal Updates, Real Estate Law, Tax Information

Important Change for Businesses Subject to City Income Tax The Michigan Court of Appeals (COA), in an issue of first impression under the Michigan City Income Tax Act (CITA), has decided that, where a taxpayer’s service is provided to a client outside the city, it is to be considered an […]

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If you are seeking tax exempt status for your organization, remember the following…

13.03.2018 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Business Law, Legal Updates, Tax Information

The IRS reminds people seeking tax-exempt status to use the current version of application forms to avoid processing delays. The current version of Form 1023, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3), is dated December 2017, and Form 1024, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(a), is dated […]

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