Business Law

What Is the Difference Between Corporate and Business Law?

What Is the Difference Between Corporate and Business Law?

Corporate and business laws are meant to apply to business entities, which means that they also include sole proprietorships, LLCs, and partnerships. As corporations are a type of business entity, sometimes the difference between business and corporate law can seem confusing. Even though corporate and business law sound like they both cover cases involving companies, …

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Close of the Year Checklist

Close of the Year Checklist

Is your employee handbook updated? There were substantial changes to employment laws in 2021 with more being implemented in 2022. Are your corporate filings up-to-date and are your records current? Are you aware of new federal reporting requirements for 2022 and prepared to comply with the new rules? Have you considered the California state and …

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Four tips for business owners facing potential litigation

When your business interests are threatened by the prospect of litigation, you need to know what to do in order to protect your investment. We have seen many companies who failed to realize the impact that litigation has upon a business’s day-to-day operations, resulting in significant harm that is difficult to overcome. We wanted to …

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Succession Planning: Structuring a Successful Plan With Tax and Non-Tax Considerations

No business should operate without a succession plan in place. The succession plan should have its imprint on the day-to-day operations of the business. Once you have a succession plan in place, the implementation of that plan will integrate itself into the fabric of decision making. Importantly as well, the timing of your succession will …

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Business migration: analysis and perspective

Businesses in California are overwhelmed with employee lawsuits, excessive regulatory constraints, and taxation. The tax concern hits at every level-income tax, sales tax, property tax, fuel tax, personal property tax, and a host of others. The income tax burden hits not just the business but personally as well. Due to unfunded public employee pensions and …

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