Help Team Antonelli & Antonelli in the Fight Against Diabetes!

For the 3rd consecutive year, Antonelli & Antonelli, Attorneys at Law is organizing and sponsoring a fundraising team to ride in the American Diabetes Assocation's Tour de Cure. The Tour de Cure is a series of fundraising cycling events held in 44 states nationwide to benefit the American Diabetes Association.  The Tour is a ride, […]

Five Tips If Your Name Has Changed

With tax season upon us again, it is important to make sure that all your information is up to date with the IRS.  If your name has changed due to a marriage or divorce, it is important to notify the IRS in order to avoid a delay in receiving your refund.  Here are some tips […]

How Divorce Can Affect Your Estate Plan

Background: Designating Beneficiaries & Appointing Fiduciaries Executing a last will & testament, power of attorney, and health care proxy are important estate planning tools and this basic plan can be expanded to include designating beneficiaries on life insurance policies, bank accounts, and other assets. Simply having a named beneficiary on a life insurance policy, for […]

Estate Planning with Life Insurance

Proceeds from life insurance policies often comprise a large portion of the average estate and many people recognize the importance of purchasing a life insurance policy in order to protect one’s family.  However, many people are not aware of the potential tax implications associated with a large insurance payout.  Insurance proceeds may be subject to estate tax, thereby […]

Anatomy of a Probate Proceeding

This article is intended to provide an overview of the necessary steps in a sample New York probate case. Every case is different and the case highlighted here has certain unique characteristics that are not present in all cases. Likewise, some cases contain facts that are not present in this representative case. You should consult […]

Settle Your Tax Debt for a Fraction of the Amount Owed

Do you or your business owe back taxes to the Internal Revenue Service?  Have you received a Notice of Intent to Levy your bank accounts or tax refunds based on back taxes?  Do you have an IRS tax lien against your home or business assets?  Many of us have heard the tax man knocking and […]

Unclaimed Funds / Abandoned Property

In New York State, banks, insurance companies, and other businesses must turn over unclaimed funds (aka abandoned funds, missing funds) to the Office of Unclaimed Funds, which is part of the Office of the State Comptroller.  These funds are deemed abandoned if there is no activity in the account for a specified period of time […]