Law Office Technology/Management Section

Issues relating to law practice management and computer technology are the focus of this section, which also informs its members on the latest in technology and practice management. It annually hosts the Law Tech CLE and exposition.

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Hardee, Martin & Donahoe
213 E Lafayette
Jackson, TN 38301
(731)424-2151

Accrual Accounting Requirements Resurface in Draft Tax Bills

The ABA is opposing two draft tax bills that would require many law firms to switch accounting methods and pay taxes on phantom income before it is received. ABA President-Elect William Hubbard submitted written testimony opposing draft bills that would require all personal services businesses with annual gross receipts over $10 million to use the accrual method of accounting. "This particular issue has become one of the most important issues to our members – and many state and local bars throughout the country – because of the serious negative effects that the proposed legislation would have on practicing lawyers, their law firms and their clients," Hubbard said. The ABA Journal has more.

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Waller Finalizes Lease in Memphis Building

Nashville-based Waller law firm is moving into permanent space at the Renaissance Center office building, the Memphis Daily News reports. The firm opened a Memphis office in February and was using an executive suite at the Renaissance Center while negotiating its lease. The new space will provide 10,000 square feet in the East Memphis office building at 1715 Aaron Brenner Drive.

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