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California Conforms to New Tax Due Dates - Update your Agreements!

By: Tamara B. Pow, Esq. On December 8, 2015 I published a blog about new federal partnership tax return filing deadlines. At that time, the IRS had just announced that partnership and S corporation ...
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Crowdfunding - Is this the deal for you?

By: Robert Hawn If you are an emerging growth high technology start-up, or a closely-held small business, you’ve heard of crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is commonly used to describe an approach to ...
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LLC Members - Ignoring Self-Employment Taxes When Choosing Your Business Entity Can Be A Costly Mistake

By: Tamara Pow In addition to income tax considerations on forming a limited liability company (“LLC”) in California and making contributions to the LLC, potential LLC members should keep ...
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Using LLCs For Estate Planning

By: Tamara Pow Although I do not practice estate planning law, as a limited liability company lawyer (“LLC lawyer”) in San Jose, I have worked with estate planning attorneys to form many ...
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Business Contracts - Beware of Third Party Beneficiaries -They May Not Be Missing Persons

By: Robert Hawn As a business attorney with a Silicon Valley practice, I create a lot of contracts for many different kinds of companies. It never gets boring! One of the issues we sometimes worry ...
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Limited Liability Companies, California Real Property And Property Taxes

By: Tamara Pow As a real estate attorney in Silicon Valley, I represent a lot of real estate investors that hold their properties in LLCs. One of the biggest and most expensive mistakes LLC members ...
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Doing Online Business With Europe? New Shield to Replace Your Safe Harbor?

By: Robert Hawn As a business attorney practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area working with start-up companies, I often represent companies which are pursuing market opportunities in the European ...
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2016 Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rates

By: Tamara Pow IRS Announces 2016 Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rates The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2016 optional standard mileage rates ( IR-2015-137, Dec. 17, 2015 ): As of January 1, ...
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Show Me The Money - And Start With Your Revenue!

By: Jack Easterbrook Technology lenders, asset based lenders, commercial lenders and factors always pay attention to a borrower’s revenue line – obviously the revenue line is critical for ...
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Capital Structure For Start-Ups: Part 2

By: Robert Hawn As a business lawyer in the Silicon Valley area of California, I find that one of the most important issues founders of a high tech start-up company have to consider is its ownership, ...
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General Partnership - What Is it And Am I In One?

By: Serge Filatov Working as a business attorney in Silicon Valley, which some consider the start-up capital of the world, I have seen my fair share of different business structures. One structure ...
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Partnership Alert!

By: Tamara Pow On November 2, 2015 the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the “Act”) was enacted, completely transforming partnership audit procedures going forward. The intent was to ...
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Sole Proprietorship - Is it right for me?

By: Serge Filatov Many people here in San Jose and Silicon Valley have a dream of starting their own small business. Small business owners that are just starting out often come to me and ask if they ...
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New California Law Allows Finders To Help With Start-up Financing

By: Robert Hawn In representing start-up companies in Silicon Valley I have found that one of the biggest challenges facing founders is raising early stage capital. Emerging growth companies often do ...
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Capital Structure For Start-Ups: Part I

By: Robert V. Hawn As a corporate attorney in San Jose, California, I help a lot of high tech start-up companies get up and running. One of the major decisions that requires a lot of time and ...
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Understanding the Benefits of Incorporating Your Business

Becoming an incorporated business has many advantages, including liability protection and ease of growth and transferability. However, incorporating a business requires payment of state franchise ...
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Why Tax Planning Is Essential for Your Business

A corporate attorney should work closely with a client’s other business advisors, including financial advisors and accountants. This team approach for a business attorney is critical in ...
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Choice of Entity: What to Consider When You Choose Your Business Structure

Before you decide what type of legal structure is best suited to your business, you should be sure to speak with a business attorney at a corporate law firm serving San Jose. There are a number of ...
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A Closer Look at LLCs

A limited liability company, or “LLC”, is a business structure that operates like a partnership but whose members are not personally liable for the company’s debts. The income of an ...
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Reasons the California Secretary of State Rejects Corporate Filings

Are you planning to file to form, change, or dissolve a business entity in California? If so, you should be aware of the most likely reasons that your corporate filing may be rejected by the ...
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The Importance of Hiring a Lawyer for Your Start-Up

In certain business areas, making a small mistake can cost you big. Though you may be able to handle a lot of business startup issues on your own, you need to know what situations call for a startup ...
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Funding Your New Company

As business lawyers dealing with start-ups in Silicon Valley, we often meet founders with great ideas but without a fundamental understanding of how their company can raise funding for their new ...
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Do You Need a Lawyer When You Sell Your Business?

Selling a company—even a small, family operated business—is not a simple matter. Before signing any paperwork, it’s essential to obtain a business lawyer who is experienced in ...
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Spotlight on Technology Law

If you’re interested in starting a tech company or growing your already existing business, you could benefit from working with a technology lawyer located in San Jose. A corporate law firm that ...
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Finding the Right Lawyer for Your Business

Entrepreneurs are understandably busy attending to the day-to-day details of their businesses. However, finding corporate attorneys serving San Jose is well worth your time. Many business owners, ...
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