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Airbnb Tax Loophole: Short-Term Rental Hack

December 25, 2023 11:12 am by LawInc Staff

Generating rental income often requires navigating tricky tax obligations around property assets and profits declared. However, many investors remain unaware of a handy tax loophole letting short-term rental hosts like...

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LLC Formation: Understanding the Legal Benefits for Small Businesses

December 23, 2023 07:12 am by Zach Javdan

Forming a limited liability company (LLC) brings valuable protections and tax advantages prized by entrepreneurs and small business owners nationwide. Unlike sole proprietorships exposing personal assets to company debts and...

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From Brand to Bland: The Unseen Battle Against Trademark Genericide

December 14, 2023 12:12 pm by Zach Javdan

Understanding the Phenomenon of Genericide When does a trademark stop being a trademark? The curious phenomenon known as “genericide” showcases the occasionally fleeting nature of trademark protection. Genericide occurs when a...

Overview of California's new laws for 2024

New California Laws 2024: New Year, New Rules

December 11, 2023 10:12 am by LawInc Staff

California recently enacted a series of laws taking effect in 2024 that promise to broadly shape conditions across the state. Ranging from business regulations to personal liberties, the legislation crosses...

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Launching a Startup in California: A Legal Roadmap

December 09, 2023 02:12 pm by LawInc Staff

With California being home to Silicon Valley and a hub of innovation, it attracts countless entrepreneurs looking to build disruptive startups every year. However, navigating the legal landscape can be...

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Cybertruck and S Corporations: An Electric Combo for Business Taxes

December 08, 2023 02:12 pm by Zach Javdan

When it comes to electric pickups, Tesla’s long-teased Cybertruck has revved up a lot of chatter. Its recent customer deliveries and angular styling definitely turn heads. But beyond the hype...

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How Your Corporation or LLC Can Send You to Prison

December 02, 2023 05:12 pm by LawInc Staff

With over 6 million corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs) formed in the U.S. annually, business entity creation is ubiquitous. However, the recent Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) imposes new federal...

Business owner considering common DIY incorporation mistakes.

DIY Incorporation: 8 Critical Mistakes

November 30, 2023 02:11 pm by LawInc Staff

With over 415,000 new business formations annually in California alone, company incorporation has become virtually mainstream. However, going the DIY route also comes loaded with legal complexities that business owners...

Daryl Hall and John Oates in a legal dispute

Maneater: How Lack of Deal Structure Chewed Up Hall & Oates

November 28, 2023 01:11 pm by LawInc Staff

Music fans were stunned this week when news emerged that famed Hall & Oates singer Daryl Hall filed a restraining order against his partner of over 50 years, John Oates....

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How LLC Owners Get Paid: Salaries, Distributions and Combinations

November 24, 2023 01:11 pm by LawInc Staff

As a limited liability company (LLC) owner, determining how to pay yourself appropriately involves key considerations around taxes, liability protection, and financial planning. With multiple options available, what is the...