Posts Tagged ‘Christine Bland’

Christine Bland Celebrates 20 Years with CGA

access_time Posted on: April 8th, 2024

CGA Law Firm recognizes Paralegal Christine Bland for her remarkable 20 years of service. She embarked on her journey at CGA as a municipal paralegal, a role tailored to support the firm’s expanding municipal practice group. “Chris has been a true asset to CGA and our municipal law department.  She is smart, hard-working, and always willing to go above and beyond.  I truly value her expertise, dedication, and commitment to excellence,” stated Municipal Practice Group Chair Devon Myers. Chris’ contributions extend to serving over 35 municipalities and collaborating with 12 municipal attorneys, all while providing support to attorneys in various… read more »

Tax Credit Increase for Volunteer Emergency Service Providers

access_time Posted on: November 23rd, 2022

The Volunteer Service Credit Act (the “Act”), which is found in 35 Pa. C.S.A. Health and Safety, was amended in 2020 by Act 91 to allow active volunteer firefighters to take an even greater tax credit. As many municipalities are experiencing first hand, volunteer fire and emergency service companies are declining in numbers of volunteers across the Commonwealth. The Act (Act 172 of 2016) was adopted to assist with recruiting and maintaining active volunteers by offering financial incentives. This credit allows for volunteer firefighters to obtain a credit against municipal real estate tax obligations for amounts they have paid that… read more »