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Supporting Fun on the Ice

Supporting Fun on the Ice

Enjoy old fashioned small town skating at Riley Park Ice Rink in downtown Farmington. The rink is open most cold-weather days and is one of many standing tributes to local benefactor, George F. Riley, who passed away on January 5th. Wright Beamer is… Read More
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Minimum Wage Increase Par…

Minimum Wage Increase Part 2

In a recent article, we highlighted the January 1, 2018, minimum wage increase under the Workforce Opportunity Wage Act, Public Act 138 of 2014 (“the Act”).  We now want to remind readers of three “special situations” under the Act: 1.  An… Read More
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State of the Cities

State of the Cities

Next month, Wright Beamer will be sponsoring and attending the State of the Cities breakfast hosted by the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce. This informative event will bring together Steven Schneeman and Ken Massey, the mayors of Farmingt… Read More
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Did You Know That Wright…

Did You Know That Wright Beamer...

…Handles Probate Administration? “You mean you could handle that for us? We wouldn’t have to do anything?” I was at the deceased’s home, sitting with my clients at a table surrounded by piles of papers. My clients looked weary and were… Read More
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A New Voice for the Michi…

A New Voice for the Michigan Council on Arts

Farmington Hills resident, Ara Topouzian, has been appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. The 15-member council is part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and strives to “encoura… Read More
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Minimum Wage Increase Com…

Minimum Wage Increase Coming in 2018

While the federal minimum wage of $7.25 has not increased since 2009, states can impose a minimum wage above the federal amount. As we have mentioned before, Michigan has done just that, and on January 1, 2018, the Michigan minimum wage increased $0… Read More
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Together for the Holidays

Together for the Holidays

Every year, we at Wright Beamer take time out of our hectic holiday schedules to make merry! This past Friday, we came together at Fleming’s restaurant to do just that, appreciating tasty food and easy laughter.  We are always grateful for o… Read More
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Annual Gift Tax Exclusion…

Annual Gift Tax Exclusion Increases in 2018

“Gifting” is an important estate planning strategy for individuals who wish to spend down their potentially taxable estates or just want to share what they have with others. Federal gift tax is imposed on the giver of a gift (most commonly, money… Read More
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Top Honor for Team Rehab

Top Honor for Team Rehab

Our friends at Team Rehab have been recognized by the Detroit Free Press as a Top Workplace for 2017. Each year, the Free Press partners with Energage, formerly Workplace Dynamics, to select the winners. This year marked the 10th anniversary of th… Read More
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Is It Really Just a Hobby…

Is It Really Just a Hobby?

I have a talented client who, after retiring from a prestigious career and honing his skills as a photographer, has produced an impressive body of visual art. His collection includes images of models who pose for photographs for their professional po… Read More
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