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If a husband/wife own a small business corporation with

If a husband/wife own a small business corporation with 49/51% respectively in a community property state - Louisiana - is it still divided 50/50 regardless of the structure in case of divorce?Does the structure (49/51) really make any difference when it's husband/wife in Louisiana?

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Loren, I am planning to go ahead and create an LLC - But is

Hi Loren ,I am planning to go ahead and create an LLC - But is it easy to make changes later for ex lets say , initially I am the only owner and later on I want to make my wife the owner or add a partner , is it easy to do Or do you think its better to wait until everything is finalized .And another qn is - once I create an LLC , will I get the Tax ID as well or is it a separate process ?

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I filed a civil suit in August 2016, sent a disclosure and

Hi I filed a civil suit in August 2016, sent a disclosure and in both documents listed legal theories as negligence & punitive damages. I am working on answering their interrogatories right now. I understand punitive is a way to make this utility company never repeat this bad behavior as I have sent their attorneys numerous harassment videos and audios that even the utility company adjusters had to even verbalize they had never seen their field workers act this way ever before. How do I go about punitive damages? Is this a separate civil form I need to fill out or simply a request in writing to their attorney?

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I am a small business going out of business. My Credit card

I am a small business going out of business. My Credit card company with not work with me. The say I must close out my bank account and have my bank send them a letter on letterhead saying I have closed or I must pay them $495. I have been with them almost 2 years and at the time the person who signed me up said if I had to go out of business there would not be a problem.The reason I can't close my account is I am a consignment store and I will be sending December consignors their money and I will have to wait for the checks to clear. I want to do the right thing, but they will not listen to me.What should I do? I know this is a very little matter, but if you could just lead me to someone who could tell me what to do I would appreciate it.Thank you for your time.Beverlee Melban

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Story short...I do the books for a small business we had an

long story short...I do the books for a small business we had an accountant deal with taxes, he is now dead. He advised me a year ago I screwed up & owed the company money, I said I'd I owe I wlll pay for my mistake...I told the owner I screwed up bad & accountant is working on seeing I'd fixable or not....tha accountant said some fixable but I owe, so fine I will pay...he had me do adjustments over the phone (25ueaes thw accountant had been with co, so didn't think twice about trail)... now he had me invoice what I owed and paying interest...the kicker..he never followed the and told owner...I thought he did because when I brought up my settlement t to payoff boss just nodded and ok.... well accountant is dead, no paper proof for adjustments and new actts company are claiming I embezzled, I said I told boss of mistake, he agreed nut said never told of rest by the old accountant.... I am now assuming with them acting all nice & wanting pass codes that they are going to try to pin on me.....what are my rights when I have no proof of conversation with accountat..the only thing in my favor is I told owner of mess up & was being looked at, and he already had issues with accountant that he didn't dvisw me of until last week.... I am scared, already told them I had already invoices & fc to pay back.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OregonJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No...the new accountant's want to see the system.. which is new per advise from old acct, and my employer had been paying people who never worked for company a few years back...and other small things.. so I don't know where I stand, one who was honest & did what I was told by old accountant who is now dead.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Sorry, didn't know I wasn't chatting with lawyer, but other than the fact I was up front from the day of discovery over a year ago.. bit didn't know the accountant didn't follow thought to owner

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I'm about to become a licensed Chiropractor come January

Hi, I'm about to become a licensed Chiropractor come January 2017 and am currently fulfilling my last clinical rotation with a Doctor with whom I will be associating with in January. We're about to discuss a contractual agreement however, I have no experience with such contracts and would like some advice on how to prepare for such a meeting. In brief conversation it has been discussed that I'll be getting a base salary between $30,000-40,000 and then bonus on a certain number of patients that I treat. After I treat enough patients to cover my salary is when I believe I can start bonusing. What do you recommend I do to prepare?

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Richard - Bizlaw

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How do small businesses find suppliers/manufacturers? Do

How do small businesses find suppliers/manufacturers? Do they just find them at trade shows? How do they make the connections?

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Basic Info: I have a sole proprietor business with an EIN

Basic Info:I have a sole proprietor business with an EIN number and Colorado Sales Tax License under the name of “Silent Tree Studios”.In January, I am going to form an LLC “under a different name” than I currently have for the sole proprietor business above.I want to maintain the original sole proprietor business name (Silent Tree Studios) as a dba under the NEW LLC that I'll be forming in January which will have a different name.Question: What is the best way to handle the change over of the sales tax license from the original sole proprietor business (Silent Tree Studios) to the new LLC?I don't want to have the sales tax license under Silent Tree Studios, but I want to continue using the name (as a separate entity “dba”) under the new LLC and have the new LLC be the unbrella company that pays all sales tax and income taxes with the State Of Colorado.Example XYZ Company with its own EIN is the parent company, AND Silent Tree Studios is one aspect of the business as a dba under XYZ.I don't want to close Silent Tree Studios. I still want to use the name, but I have some confusion as to what is the best way to set all of this up. For instance, what do I do with the original EIN and sales tax license of Silent Tree Studios? I don't want to have two sales tax licenses, and I don't want to have two EIN numbers.How do I transfer everything over so it is uniform with the State of Colorado?

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I just created a C-Corp business in Florida about two weeks

I just created a C-Corp business in Florida about two weeks ago. I need to know how to change this to an S-Corp.

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