Asset Protection & Estate Planning

Estate Planning & Asset Protection There are a lot of asset protection gurus who hammer on the importance of protecting your assets from negligent lawsuits.  It’s certainly a valid consideration, however, I’m more interested in sharing the many other reasons that you need to consider formulating an asset protection/estate planning strategy right now. So, let

2017-08-18T15:48:43-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Employee or Independent Contractor?

The question of whether someone who works for you is an employee (you control the details of what will be done and how it will be done) or an independent contractor (you are self-employed and provide services to other businesses) has important tax and legal consequences. If you have employees, you have liability to pay

2016-08-30T16:45:46-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Become A Master Connector

There is no such thing as a self-made person. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the make-up of our character and of our thoughts, as well as our success.

2017-08-07T09:44:07-07:00By |Entrepreneur, Uncategorized|

Benefit Corporation

For-profit corporations are operated to make money for the shareholders. Not-for-profit corporations are operated to benefit society.  Now we have a Benefit corporation, a for-profit entity that has voluntarily and formally committed to creating social and environmental benefit, in addition to its traditional for-profit motive. Benefit corporations have no tax exemptions, and most will have neither

How we helped a Nonprofit Corporation

Often times, people come to us because they have filed an entity on their own, nonprofit corporations included. What I often discover when reviewing their organization is the following: The required IRS wording which needs to be included in the Articles of Incorporation is missing. They have no Bylaws or Organizational Minutes showing election of

2017-08-07T09:44:08-07:00By |Nonprofits, Uncategorized|

Nevada Business License Fee Increased as of July 1, 2015

The Nevada Legislature approved S.B. 483 (the Nevada Revenue Plan), a package of tax changes championed by Governor Brian Sandoval. The tax package includes an increase in the corporation annual business fee, an expanded payroll tax, a higher cigarette tax, and a new Commerce Tax on the gross receipts of businesses with at least $4

2017-08-07T09:44:08-07:00By |Uncategorized|

The Divine Plan

At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves learning-disabled children, the father of one of the school’s students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by anyone who attended. After extolling the school and its dedicated staff, he offered a question. “Everything God does is done with perfection. Yet, my son, shay, cannot

2015-12-30T08:43:36-08:00By |Uncategorized|
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