O’Neil Cannon advised Guetzke & Associates in its recent sale to Ryan Fireprotection, Inc. Established in 1977, Guetzke & Associates is the premier provider of fire alarm and detection systems in Southeast Wisconsin. Its services include engineering, design, installation, service, inspections, and monitoring. Ryan Fireprotection is one of the largest fire protection companies in the […]

The IRS recently made a significant decision that could impact users of platforms like PayPal’s Venmo and Etsy. It has chosen to delay a requirement set by a 2021 law, which mandates companies to send tax forms (1099-K) to customers involved in business transactions surpassing $600. Key Takeaways from the Delay This delay for the […]

Each year, Super Lawyers surveys the State of Wisconsin’s 15,000 attorneys and judges, seeking the State’s top attorneys. Recently, Super Lawyers published its lists for 2023, which include the Top 10 Attorneys in Wisconsin, Top 50 Attorneys in Wisconsin, Top 25 Attorneys in Milwaukee, Super Lawyers (consisting of the top 5% of attorneys in Wisconsin), and Rising Stars (consisting […]

Britany Morrison and Nancy Wilson, as directors of the Wisconsin State Bar’s Taxation Law Section Board, advocated for the inclusion of the Internal Revenue Code Section 1202 stock provisions in Assembly Bill 406, now 2023 Wisconsin Act 36. The Taxation Law Section Board collaborated with its government liaison and lobbyist, who then successfully championed the […]

As we approach the end of September, the possibility of a government shutdown looms large, and the Internal Revenue Service is making preparations for the potential impact on its operations. Below is a summary of the IRS’s contingency plans and what taxpayers can expect in the event of a government shutdown. Government Shutdown: A Looming […]

Attorney Pete Faust and O’Neil Cannon’s mergers and acquisitions team have been named by Chambers & Partners as among Wisconsin’s best deal lawyers. O’Neil Cannon is one of only seven Wisconsin law firms ranked by Chambers in the mergers and acquisition/general corporate category. Faust, the firm’s president and managing shareholder, is one of 23 Wisconsin […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. advised i3 Product Development (i3) in its recent sale to Helios Technologies (NYSE: HLIO). i3, a custom engineering services firm with over 55 engineers, specializes in electronics, mechanical, industrial, embedded, and software engineering. Its solutions are used across many sectors, including medical, off-highway, recreational and commercial marine, power […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. advised Diamond Vogel, Inc. in its recent acquisition of N92 Menomonee Falls, LLC, a subsidiary of The Sherwin-Williams Company. The acquired business, founded in 1951 as Raabe Paint Company, is based in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. It employs approximately 100 employees and manufactures color-match touch up paint, custom aerosol, […]

In a year-end gift of sorts to tax professionals, payment processing companies, and individuals pursuing eBay and other small-transaction side hustles, the IRS has delayed a new transaction reporting requirement that some believed would cause confusion among taxpayers and tax preparers alike. Many More Payments Were to Be Reported to the IRS The new reporting […]

Each year, Super Lawyers surveys the State of Wisconsin’s 15,000 attorneys and judges, seeking the State’s top attorneys. Recently, Super Lawyers published its lists for 2022, which include the Top 10 Attorneys in Wisconsin, Top 50 Attorneys in Wisconsin, Top 25 Attorneys in Milwaukee, Super Lawyers (consisting of the top 5% of attorneys in Wisconsin), […]

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