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Business Planning Season 2017: Should You Incorporate Your Business?

Business Planning Season 2017

The short answer is an emphatic, yes. There are many important reasons to incorporate or organize a business. One of the primary reasons is to insulate your personal assets from the debts of the business. If for any reason your business is sued, then your personal savings and Read more »

IRS Announces Increase in Estate and Gift Tax Exemptions in 2017

Tax Exemptions in 2017

Current tax laws allow individuals to leave almost $5.5 million to their heirs without paying federal estate or gift taxes. Married couples can protect almost $11 million from federal inheritance taxes.

End-of-Year Checklist for Your Small Business

Tax Business

It's a great time of year to consider some year-end steps for your business so that you can have a clear business focus at the start of the new year. Here is a simple end-of-year checklist for your small Read more »

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Tax Relief: How Tax Lawyers Can Help You

How Tax Lawyers Can Help You

Tax reliefs are the reduction in taxes that you owe to any state, local body or any federal taxing authority. To earn the tax relief benefits, you need to meet certain criterias. For example, people of Colorado can earn property tax relief programs if they are- senior citizens, people Read more »

When and Why Do You Need a Civil Litigation Lawyer?

Civil Litigation Lawyer

Filing a civil lawsuit can be a complex, tedious and confusing process, which is why you should turn to a civil litigation lawyer for help. Whether the case involves personal issues, debt settlement or injuries, you will have a much better chance at winning a settlement if Read more »

Things Your Real Estate Lawyer Wants You to Know

Real Estate Legal Advice

When you become involved in buying or selling real estate, it's always a good idea to consult with a real estate attorney. Many people make the mistake of working with an attorney who specializes in fields outside of real estate from referrals.

Why your Company Needs an Internet Acceptable Use Policy

Company Needs an Internet Acceptable Use Policy

An internet acceptable use policy (AUP) is necessary to make sure that your network is not misused or abused. In order to protect your network you need to let each user know in writing what your rules are for using the network.

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Buying a Business? 5 Must-Follow Steps

Buying a business

Buying a business is a business activity where an entrepreneur or an experienced business owner, instead of starting a new business from the scratch, buys an established organization or business involved in the particular service or products the owner is interested in.

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Warning: Skipping Tenant Verification Can Land You in Trouble

Tenant Verification

Most landlords are selective about renting property out to strangers. Property owners and managers usually require a background check on applicants before granting approval. While this process is routine and expected, some landlords are more careful and thorough than others. Here is a summary of the tenant verification process.

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Is Your Business Complying with Computer Use Policies?

Computer Use Policies

Prior to the computer revolution, it wasn't necessary for most executives to learn much about computer technology unless that was their chosen field. Nearly all businesses now deal with computers on some level. It's important for all employers to protect themselves by learning the basics, especially when it comes Read more »