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California's 15 Day Rule for Corporations and LLCs

November 19, 2019 10:48 pm by LawInc Staff

Looking to get a head start with your California corporation or LLC and avoid potential filing backlogs right after the New Year? Consider incorporating or forming an LLC between December...

Crowdfunding Dangers

7 Reasons to Avoid Crowdfunding

July 25, 2019 12:42 pm by LawInc Staff

10 years ago it was almost impossible to get random strangers from across the globe to invest in your project, invention, or business. But that’s exactly what tens of thousands...

LLC: The Estate Planning Tool

January 01, 2019 04:35 pm by LawInc Staff

Estate planning is an important tool to ensure your family’s financial safety and security, once you have passed. Although a hard and emotional pill to swallow, properly planning for your...

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Where Should I Incorporate My Business?

July 10, 2018 06:31 am by LawInc Staff

Startups and entrepreneurs always grapple with the question of where they should incorporate their business. “Should I incorporate in Delaware for better protection?” “Should I form a corporation in Nevada...

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Why LLCs are Crucial For Real Estate Investing

March 16, 2018 03:05 am by LawInc Staff

Forming an LLC is critical when investing in real estate. Placing assets, like real estate, under your own name can be a disaster in the making. Investors should seriously consider...

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What is a Pass-Through Business?

January 02, 2018 04:52 pm by LawInc Staff

Pass-throughs are businesses like sole proprietorships, partnerships, S corporations and Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) that pay income taxes under individual income tax rates instead of corporate tax rates. Specifically, these...

Holiday Office Party Deductions: 4 Rules, 100% Deduction

December 20, 2017 10:58 am by LawInc Staff

With the holidays fast approaching, employers are eager to throw their annual office holiday parties. Business holiday parties are a great opportunity for everyone to take break from work and...

Is Your Corporation Protecting You? Take This Corporate Maintenance Vulnerability Test

November 30, 2017 04:14 pm by LawInc Staff

While it is extremely important to properly form a corporation for your business, proper corporate maintenance can be even more important. Don’t be lulled into thinking you are always protected...

Tax Deductible Holiday Business Gifts

Holiday Business Expenses - What is Tax Deductible?

November 27, 2017 08:50 am by LawInc Staff

With the holidays approaching, it is important for business owners to consider what expenses are and are not tax deductible. Throwing fancy holiday parties, purchasing gifts and providing employee bonuses...

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What is a “Merely Descriptive” Trademark?

November 06, 2017 11:20 am by Jonathan Schmig

Picking a strong mark to represent your business can be surprisingly challenging, especially for young businesses trying to establish themselves in the market. The popular thinking seems to be that...

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