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I have a large sales tax lien filed against me. My ex-wife

I have a large sales tax lien filed against me. My ex-wife and I owned a business for 18 years. She filed for divorce and I agreed to the Temporary Orders which stated that she would operate the business and I would not cancel any accounts,etc. immediately after the temporary orders were signed she changed the name of the business, filed a new assumed name, and began depositing all sales receipts to her new bank account. She was awarded the business in the final divorce. For 10 months after she began operating the business she did not remit sales taxes over to the state. When they showed up and took the money from the till she went in and worked out a deal to continue operating by staying current on taxes going forward. She eventually went out of business. When th AG notified me that I was being looked to for the taxes I sent them a copy of the temporary orders, my wife's assumed name and copies of her bank statements showing that she was depositing sales and tax to her own separate account. The AG said that I was required to notify them that I no longer operated the business, even though the business she was operating was under a different name. I wanted to keep the tax account and assumed name in case I received the business in the divorce settlement, and I was instructed by the judge to not close down any accounts. They filed a lien against me which they have not acted on but it makes me nervous knowing that it's out there. My divorce attorney kind of dropped the ball by not protecting my interests regarding her continued operation of the business without paying the taxes. It's been about 7 years, is there anything I can do to get this dismissed or to protect my assets?

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We are a -haul trucking company with our own semi-truck

We are a long-haul trucking company with our own semi-truck repair shop. We make repairs to the owner operators' semi-trucks for thousands of dollars at a time. Little by little they pay us back. However, sometimes they leave our trucking company and they don't pay their repair bills. We currently have several such truck owners. The amounts they owe us range between $15K and $40K per truck. I know that filing liens against their trucks would be a complex process involving submitting complicated paperwork and closely following various deadlines. I need to find a reputable company whose employees would follow all rules and regulations and file proper IL Labor and Storage liens on the trucks. I found numerous Commercial Debt Collection companies online (attorneys), however they all said they didn't file liens.

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TJ, Esq.

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Let me preface with, my partner and I are 50/50 in a

Let me preface with, my partner and I are 50/50 in a Kentucky Limited Liability Company (est.2010). Our operating agreement does not state roles, responsibilities, extent of involvement, or buyout plans (I know, first and biggest mistake). Moving forward... my business partner and I had a falling out. He said he no longer wanted to be partners and that he wanted to buy me out (circa 2015). His original offer to buy me out was for less than what I had paid for the company 5yrs. before. I declined. His next offer was for exactly what I paid 5yrs. previous. I declined. A year and a half later and I haven't stepped foot in the office, all the while, still collecting a salary. In the meantime, he bought a new building for the company without my consent or signatures. He has taken numerous draws and dividends. I have taken none. He made one final offer, said, that's all the bank says the company can afford and if I didn't accept in a matter of days, that he will cut off my income. My questions are, can I dissolve the company with only my consent and signature? Can he legally stop paying my salary? Is there any legal action I can take against him for purchasing a building without my knowledge, involvement, and/or signature? By law, is he allowed to take draws and dividends, if i take none? What is the best course of action for getting a fair buyout price? Thank you in advance for yr time and advice.

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I have a disability, and having to walk about 1/4 mile just

helloJA: Hi. How can we help?Customer: yes I have a disability, and having to walk about 1/4 mile just to get inside the building and I am trying to read and look on what can be doneJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: tennJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no, things has just started to get hectic and they are trying to push us to park another 1/4 mile backJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: yes after the walk down I have to walk back up to my job, they have golf carts but want give us a rideJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Corporate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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For". Esq." to move on the declaratory relief I would need

for "William B. Esq." to move on the declaratory relief I would need records from the cooperative to support my argument. I have nothing. Since I would be the plaintiff/petitioner what would I do. The cooperative would not be party to the case.

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My sband signed a commercial lease and that he is behing, he

My hisband signed a commercial lease and that he is behing , he recieved a court date and is facing evictionWhat is the worst that can happened? I guess the court will tell him that he need to pay them moneyHe has almost 2 1/2 years of lease remaining

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I want to start my own transportation service in the

I want to start my own transportation service in the Worcester, MA area. I want to know, the order and steps to acquire specific licenses, permits, insurance I'll need? Where to apply for required items, local city or state offices? I'm holding off on buying the vehicle, small sedan or minibus, until I have the above information because I'd want to know if once the necessary requirements are in place, will the vehicle I purchase qualify as capital and eligible for any tax purposes at year end?JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, I'm in my local library researching. Recently I settled a workman comp case, and mentioned this to my lawyer the idea of using settlement to start my own business. I asked him if he could put me in contact with anyone he might know that could help with this, he told me he'd get back to me if he had a lawyer to refer me to.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I'm setting up the business to allow me flexibility along with an income, in order to pursue other interests, goals, I'm turning 54 end of the summer and no longer want to work for others.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Corporate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Please direct question ONLY to: GWarren Customer Advocate

Please direct question ONLY to: ***** ***** Advocate (JustAnswer member attorney)My question is similar to one you answered for someone else.I am one of two partners in a LLC founded in 2014 and that converted to a Sub-S for tax filing purposes last year.My partners separate corporation provided contract labor to our LLC and we had a signed agreement as to amount. He later claimed that he should recoup a substantially higher amount which he said he was out-of-pocket for for higher salaries he said he actually paid to the two staffers because they put in significantly more time than anticipated. For several reasons, while we agreed to a provisional amount to be further negotiated and agreed upon, that agreement has not yet been reached due to various points of disagreement over the amounts he actually paid out (he refused to permit our CPA to audit his payroll to confirm amount owed since it was posed as "recoupment") and because I discovered that he had diverted at least three opportunities from the LLC to his separate business.Because of the loss of our major client who did not renew their annual contract as of a few weeks ago, he began to be concerned that the business might fail and he might never collect and began pushing hard for the "debt" (payables) to be paid immediately out of what was left in the bank and the last of the incoming A/R. Because of my findings above and his failure to provide documents that he had agreed to provide to me in a phone consult with myself and an attorney (who unfortunately is currently out of the country), and other issues, my response to his proposals to collect on the receivable was that he needed to provide the promised documentation and to account for the opportunities that were diverted first which he justified regarding the first two and denied in the last instance.I just discovered that on this last Friday he cleaned out most of the cash in the bank (thousands of dollars) which will make it impossible to meet our payroll tax obligations or to fund officer salaries (his and mine). He is an authorized signer on the bank account but I handle the banking, A/P, A/R and payroll as Treasurer. I not only did not authorize this transaction but I was clear, and in writing several times, what the requirements were that he needed to meet in order for a decision to be made on a settlement amount of the payable.What are possible causes of action? If this makes it impossible for the business to continue, or for me to continue in the business, are these damages?

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I have a question on tax equalization amoun t that IBM is

HiJA: Hello. What do you want help with?Customer: Hi I have a question on tax equalization amount that IBM is bugging me to pay themJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: I am in SCJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: am i talking to real person?JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Corporate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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