COVID-19 Resources: Business or Municipal

Posts Tagged ‘Tim Bupp’

COVID-19 Update: Congress Expands Access to Retirement Accounts During Emergency

access_time Posted on: April 6th, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Congress Expands Access to Retirement Accounts During Emergency Written by Attorney Timothy J. Bupp, CELA; CGA Estate Practice Chairman Among the many provisions of the $2.2 trillion dollar CARES Act passed by Congress in March are several directed at retirement plans.  These provisions loosen the usual restrictions on qualified accounts for those suffering economically from the current emergency.           — Emergency Withdrawals.  Early withdrawals from an IRA or  qualified plan account usually trigger a ten- percent excise  penalty.  However, the CARES Act now allows Covid-related distributions from a qualified account of up to $100,000 without the penalty, so long as the participant repays the… read more »

A Message from the Estate Practice Group Chair

access_time Posted on: March 25th, 2020

A message from the Estate Practice Group Chair In these difficult times, our first, last and foremost thought is the safety and well-being of our clients, our employees, and all of our families.  In such times of uncertainty, all of us desire the reassurance of knowing that essential estate planning documents are in place to provide for and protect our loved ones.  At CGA, our goal is to assure our clients that they have the strong and updated estate documents they need, provided in a manner that protects the safety of our clients, our employees, and our nation.  To that… read more »

Municipalities Should Help their Residents to “Age in Place”

access_time Posted on: November 11th, 2018

Article by: Timothy Bupp, Esquire We are growing older — surprise! — not only individually, but also as a county.  York Countians today are living longer, fuller lives.  Our average life expectancy today is 79 years, as compared to 49 in 1900.  Today more than 38% of York Countians are over age 50, and 16% are 65 or older.  The number of county residents age 85+ is expected to triple in the next twenty years.  While our senior population continues to age, suitable housing options for older York Countians is not keeping up.  Not only is currently-available housing inadequate for… read more »

PA Supreme Court Sides with Farmers in Synagro Case

access_time Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

Municipalities are frequently witness to the tensions between large-scale farmers and their residential neighbors who resent the effects of these farms on their way of life. Concentrated farming operations are strictly regulated by the Commonwealth; but even a large-scale farm that complies thoroughly with all of Pennsylvania’s requirements can generate odors, insects or runoff which create at least the perception of problems or violations in the eyes of neighbors.  Municipal officials are often pulled in both directions – to support one side’s position or take action to correct the other.  Fortunately for municipalities, legislative and legal guidance is available to… read more »