Day: June 17, 2021

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How SB 218 and AB 170 Could Impact Employers

As the 2019 California Legislative Session comes to a close in mid-September, employers around the state are closely monitoring two bills that may impact their employment processes. Senate Bill 218 (SB 218) and Assembly Bill 170 (AB 170) are two bills that focus on employee discrimination and how that discrimination must be handled by employers. …

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Rules for out-of-state LLCs doing business in California

Most individuals and organizations that operate limited liability companies, or LLCs, are only concerned about the tax laws and filing processes that are required by the state in which their LLC is registered. However, a surprising number of LLCs are required to fulfill tax filing obligations in the state of California, even if their business …

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Protecting your assets in private equity mergers and acquisitions

How can you protect your assets in private equity mergers and acquisitions? As these deals have grown larger and more frequent over recent years, investors have stumbled as often as they’ve succeeded. You don’t need to let this fact discourage you, but you should take it as a reminder that you need to start with …

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New federal overtime rules, part one

The Final Overtime Rule, Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees is set to take effect, leaving many executives and employers wondering how it will impact their current business structure. What does the implementation of the Final Overtime Rule mean? When the new rules go into effect, the …

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Business lawsuits can ruin your bottom line and reputation

Building a solid reputation for your business is crucial for a company to survive and stay competitive in your industry. The trust that you build with customers and vendors will not only affect the way the public views your company, but also your company’s bottom line. The more your customers trust your company, the more …

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Accountants: There are times to refer your client to an attorney

The duties and responsibilities of accountants and business law attorneys often overlap. Sometimes, the lines become so blurred that it’s difficult to see when professional legal help may be necessary. If there is ever any question concerning whether to involve legal counsel, accountants should always err on the side of caution. Be aware of confidentiality …

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