TRADEMARKS WISH YOU HAPPY THANKSGIVING

As I rake my yard for the 8th time this autumn and search the depths of the freezer aisle for the “perfect bird” my thoughts naturally move toward this upcoming Thursday morning. I usually wake up at the crack of dawn to prepare for a day of cooking and entertaining, and therefore find much comfort […]

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TRADEMARKS WISH YOU HAPPY THANKSGIVING As I rake my yard for the 8th time this autumn and search the depths of the freezer aisle for the “perfect bird” my thoughts naturally move toward this upcoming Thursday morning. I usually wake up at the crack of dawn to prepare for a day of cooking and entertaining, […]

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In Selling Your Business, Cash Flow is Everything.

People often ask me how much their business is worth. The answer is: you probably won’t be able to sell your business for more than five times the true cash flow of your business. What is Cash Flow?Actually, there are several ways to measure the amount of money that flows in and our of your […]

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One of the most common questions I hear is “what do I have to keep for the IRS?” Visit http://ping.fm/arL2x to find out.

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Energy Credit Advantages

Here’s the latest update from the IRS on homeowner energy tax credits. Expanded Recovery Act Tax Credits Help Homeowners Winterize their Homes, Save Energy; Check Tax Credit Certification Before You Buy, IRS Advises Home Energy Video: English | Spanish | ASL Audio File for Podcast: English | Spanish Video: Money in Your Pocket IR-2009-98, Oct. […]

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Happy Halloween From Attorney Taylor

As Halloween is fast approaching, my thoughts go to countless amounts of chocolate and treats. So, in honor of this cavity-induced holiday, I thought it would be a perfect time for a tasty trademark issue, even if it is about bunnies, and not pumpkins. The issue involves whether a chocolate bunny can in fact be […]

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Help For Non-Profits From The IRS — Really.

I’m always on the lookout to see what the IRS has to say on issues that affect my clients. And, now the IRS has a video that is designed to help not-for-profit corporations understand the new Form 990 requirements. I’ve found that when my not-for-profit clients understand what will be required come filing-time, it is […]

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Small Business Retirement Plans… Simplified

For most of my small business and professional clients, establishing and maintaining a company retirement plan is a major pain. To make things easier, the IRS created a tool that should help. Here’s what the IRS Newsroom has to say: New IRS Retirement Plan Navigator Aims to Help Small Businesses IR-2009-91, Oct. 13, 2009 WASHINGTON […]

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Non-Compete Agreements Clearly Not Dead In Massachusetts

In the current state of the economy, receiving an employment offer may seem like the best news that could be delivered, especially once you finally receive the offer officially in writing. However, that moment could certainly be diminished by a contract provision, carefully crafted and positioned within the document that could significantly affect your future, […]

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IRS Update On Record Keeping

One of the most common questions I receive from my clients is “what do I have to keep for the IRS?” And, as you know, I’m always on the lookout for information from the IRS that will help my clients. In a recent IRS update, the authors answer this perpetual question, and I thought you’d […]

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