21 02, 2019

Record Keeping for Your Business: What’s Required?

By |2019-02-20T20:59:39+00:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Business Planning, Taxes|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Whether you are just starting up a new company or have a business that has been in operation for a while, good record keeping is an essential part of running your business. You are responsible for establishing an effective system to store and maintain your business records whether your [...]

20 02, 2019

Don’t Make These Common, Expensive Mistakes: How to Leave Assets to Minor Children

By |2019-02-19T13:32:22+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning, Probate, Trust, Will|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Most parents want to make sure their children are provided for if something happens to them while the children are still minors. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, and good friends sometimes want to leave gifts to beloved young children too. Unfortunately, good intentions and poor planning often have unintended results. Don’t [...]

19 02, 2019

Transferring LLC Membership Interests Part 2—Voluntary Transfers

By |2019-02-16T16:18:27+00:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Business Formation, Business Planning, Contracts|Tags: |0 Comments

An LLC affords its members a certain amount of personal asset protection. Part of this protection hinges on the restricted transferability of LLC membership interests.  Restricted transferability protects the non-transferring members from creditors and unwelcome new members, which upholds the integrity and value of the non-transferring members’ membership interests. [...]

18 02, 2019

Your Cyber Legacy: 3 Tips for Your Digital Assets

By |2019-02-15T18:27:33+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning, Trust|0 Comments

There’s an entire group of commonly overlooked legacy to consider – digital assets. Don’t worry if you didn’t consider these assets when made your will or trust – it’s common and, luckily, easy to correct. What are digital assets? They include: your photos (yes, all those selfies are a [...]

16 02, 2019

I Need to Hire Someone for My Business; What Do I Need To Know?

By |2019-02-15T17:35:28+00:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Business Planning, Financial, Taxes|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Most businesses try to grow – at least somewhat.  However, to grow or to step away from the business for a personal life, vacation, or other ventures, you’ll need help with day-to-day operations.  If you’ve never hired someone before - or it’s been a long time - don’t worry [...]

15 02, 2019

5 Reasons to Embrace the Emotional Side of Estate Planning

By |2019-02-15T17:03:14+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning, Taxes, Trust, Will|Tags: , |0 Comments

When you hear the phrase “estate plan,” you might first think about paperwork. Or your mind might land on some of the uncomfortable topics that estate planning confronts head-on: end-of-life decisions, incapacity, and your family’s legacy from generation to generation. Those subjects hit home for everyone. But while that [...]

9 02, 2019

Stay in Control: Good LLC Governance

By |2019-02-06T19:26:51+00:00February 9th, 2019|Categories: Business Formation, Taxes|Tags: , |0 Comments

The LLC is a popular way to structure a business because it provides personal liability protection to the members-- like a corporation does to its shareholders--but without as many administrative formalities. But if you’re an LLC member, don’t let this lull you into complacency. As a business owner, you’re [...]

8 02, 2019

Why Not Just Go on NoloⓇ and Create Your Own Estate Planning Documents Cheaply?

By |2019-02-05T17:30:29+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning, Taxes, Trust|Tags: , , |0 Comments

There are many software programs, and websites, that sell do-it-yourself estate planning documents. These websites and form tools seem to offer a convenient and cost-effective alternative to consulting with an estate planning attorney. But do they really meet your needs and protect your family? Is online, do-it-yourself estate planning [...]

7 02, 2019

Transferring LLC Membership Interests Part 1—An Overview

By |2019-02-05T11:43:13+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Business Planning|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Say you are a member of an LLC. You own membership interests in the LLC. However, what if you want to leave the LLC? What if you get a divorce? What if you have creditors seeking immediate repayment? What can you do with your membership interests? The answer depends [...]

6 02, 2019

Want to Give the Kids an Early Inheritance? 4 Things to Consider

By |2019-02-05T11:11:16+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning, Taxes|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you’re thinking about giving your children their inheritance early, you’re not alone. Studies suggest these days, nearly two-thirds of people over the age of 50 would instead pass their assets to the children early than make them wait until the will is read. It can be especially satisfying [...]