Is It Time To Sell Your Business?

Think Before Your Sell… An Insider Might Be Your Best Buyer.So many of our business-owner clients build their exit strategy around selling their business to an independent third party. They think that they’ll obtain more cash from a third party and that the sale will be less risky. Often, they are completely wrong. Third Party […]

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7 Hot Tips From the IRS

As the economy slows, there are more and more opportunities to start a new business. However, many new businesses fail because they don’t keep up with all of the IRS’ regulations. Following is excerpted from the IRS’ website, and it is a great guide for anyone considering starting a new business. IRS Summertime Tax Tip […]

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Uncertainty Breeds Inaction

You’re not the only prospect we meet who is facing uncertainty. Quite a few prospective clients meet with us. We hear their concerns, what they want created, and what they want resolved. We see the pain in their faces when they arrive and understand the challenges that they face. If you need, or even think […]

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DIY Divorce — Will It Work For You?

“DIY Divorce” – In the news recently on The Boston Globe’s website boston.com.Author: Meredith GoldsteinLink: http://boston.com/lifestyle/relationships/articles/2009/03/18/diy_divorce/ In the article, Attorney Steven Ballard stated, “[t]he reality is that people can represent themselves in many cases,” Ballard says. “It’s been my practice to tell clients . . . they can handle the divorce themselves. If there are […]

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Our Paralegal Explains Honest Responsibility

Honest responsibility” I found this term in the March 6, 2009 issue of The Wall Street Journal. Peggy Noonan covers the crash of a Marine F/A 18 Hornet into a San Diego neighborhood in: “Wall Street Could Learn From the Marines About Accepting Responsibility“ Our proud and now grief-stricken Marines take it upon themselves to […]

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Attorney Taylor Weighs In On Trademarks

So, exactly what is a trademark and what is the importance of registering it? A trademark is actually the face of your organization or company. It could be a logo, drawing, or even just the name that you want associated with your business. It could be in black and white or color, with any font […]

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Attorney Taylor Weighs In On Trademarks

So, what exactly is a trademark and what is the importance in registering it? A trademark is actually the face of your organization or company. It could be a logo, drawing, or even just the name that you want associated with your business. It could be in black and white or color, with any font […]

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Small Business Profit in 2009

The election has come and gone. Still, news on the economic front is grim. Big business is laying off workers by the thousands. How on earth can a small business survive? I strongly believe that this is a great time for small businesses to lay the foundation for a profitable 2009. It isn’t too late. […]

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The New Equal Pay Bill

In 2007 the United States Supreme Court ruled that a worker who is a member of a protected class must file a claim of discrimination within 180 days of a company’s initial decision to pay him less than another worker doing the same job. On January 29, 2009, President Obama signed a bill that overturns […]

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Estate Taxes — Here To Stay

President Obama and congressional Democrats want to freeze the estate tax at its current level rather than allowing it to disappear (according to the current law) in 2010. The Senate Finance Committee is expected to move within the next few weeks to reverse the current law, and Mr. Obama should present his estate-tax preservation proposal […]

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