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Posted on Wed, 2015-05-06 14:47 by in Business Services

 



Got an innovative idea? Starting a new business?  Decided to incorporate? Now what?!


One of the first decisions a budding entrepreneur encounters when starting a new business is where to incorporate their new venture.  In my corporate and business law practice, I tend to point clients in one of two directions, either their home state (the state where the business operates), or Delaware.  For this article we will assume the home state of the entrepreneur is the State of Maryland.


Posted on Fri, 2014-10-03 10:24 by Jerry D Miller in Business Services


In previous posts (Choice of Entity: A Primer for the New Business Owner Part 1 and Part 2) we discussed starting a business as proprietorship (single owner, with no entity) and as a limited liability company. In the third installment of this series we will discuss the pros and cons of operating your business as a C corporation.


Posted on Fri, 2013-12-13 18:33 by Bethany L. Flanders in Business Services, Maryland Law, Real Estate, Taxes


The 2013 legislative session brought about some positive changes in the area of taxability of indemnity deeds of trusts (otherwise known as indemnity mortgages), supplemental instruments, and refinance instruments.  This new law applies to any of these types of financial instruments recorded on or after July 1, 2013.


Posted on Fri, 2013-11-08 17:27 by Jerry D Miller in Business Services

Welcome to post number 2 in my primer for the new business owner series. In my last post we discussed doing business as a sole proprietor.  In today’s installment we turn to the limited liability company or LLC.  By a wide margin, LLC’s are the preferred choice of entity for most small business owners.  The benefits of operating as an LLC are numerous and include the following:

Posted on Wed, 2013-09-25 19:31 by Jeremy Schneider in Business Services, Labor Employment

 



Beginning on January 1, 2014, individuals and employees of small businesses will be able to access health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as “Obamacare”.  Among other things, the ACA requires that employers provide a notice to employees with information regarding their coverage options, including those available in the Marketplace, by October 1, 2013.  Importantly, this notice requirement is separate from the universal mandate pushed back a year by the Administration this past summer.


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