• Now that I have an LLC, what formalities are required to maintain it?

    By: Tamara B. Pow, Esq. As discussed in my last blog, many business owners are looking at forming LLCs as a result of the new tax act. In addition to any potential tax breaks, there are some other advantages to forming a limited liability company instead of a corporation. One of the main benefits of […]

  • Consider Carefully the Powers Granted to LLC Managers!

    By: Tamara B. Pow, Esq. When starting an LLC, carefully consider the powers granted to an LLC manager. Your operating agreement should have customized provisions regarding what the manager(s) can and cannot do – do not just accept some form language. As an LLC attorney, I encourage my clients to carefully consider the powers that […]

  • Corporation Alert! New Statement of Information Forms

    By: Tamara Pow, Esq. The California Secretary of State has updated business entity forms yet again this year. In July I wrote a blog referencing the changes to certain LLC forms including the Articles of Organization, Certificate of Dissolution, Certificate of Cancellation and the Short Form Certificate of Cancellation. The Secretary of State is at […]

  • LLC ALERT: New California LLC Forms!

    By: Tamara Pow The Secretary of State is revising LLC forms again. Back in May, I wrote that the Secretary of State does not revise its forms often, but when it does, it is critical that business owners are aware of the changes so that they file the correct form because the Secretary of State […]