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I am a web designer and created a website, graphic material
I am a web designer and created a website, graphic material (primarily a logo), Facebook page, and email list for my husband's business. There was no contract. The domain name for the website is the same as his business name. He has a sole-proprietor, no trademark. The domain name is ***** ***** my name. The website is hosted on my server. I registered a copyright on the logo in my name.Prior to building the website, I paid $5,000 towards his business start-up fees, as well as $2,000 towards his immigration application. He promised to repay these amounts. I created the website to help him establish himself and our verbal agreement is that once his business began to earn money, he would repay me.He has been earning money for 10 months and he did not repay me.We separated 6 weeks ago.He will not agree to signing our separation agreement, which partly outlines repayments of his debt to me, until I give him sole ownership of the website and marketing material. I have asked for payment towards the website before giving it to him.His lawyer says they will take me to court unless I give him sole ownership of the website. Am I obligated to give it over? What are my rights (copyright, domain name ownership, etc)? Is there a Family Law loophole of which I am not aware?
I did a bathroom remodeling for a customer who has not paid
I did a bathroom remodeling for a customer who has not paid me. The work was done without permits at the homeowners request and niw I'm concerned about the potential for them to sue me for doing the work without a permit if I file for a mechanics lean or bring them to small claims court.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am owed just under $4000
I sold my tax preparer office. I retired and no longer
I sold my tax preparer office. I retired and no longer working .I want to cancel my E & O insurance.After cancellation, if one of my client is audited for prior years and claim the damage ,can E & O insurance cover the damage?For example, I prepared tax return in 2014,2015 and cancel my insurance in August 22, 2016My insurance coverage period is included 2014 and 2015 and until August 22,2016If my client is audited for 2014 tax return in September 2016 or later and find my errorand if my client claim to me, can E & O insurance cover even cancel insurance?
I am a graduate student and an enterpreneur. Recently, I did
Hello! I am a graduate student and an enterpreneur. Recently, I did not receive financial aid for my school's upcoming semester, so I have to pay for tuition this semester. As an individual, I do not think I can write off the tuition as a personal tax expense; However, I do have an LLC and could use it to pay for the tuition. If I do this, can I write off the cost of tuition as a business expense? My education is related to both my business and my profession. Thank you!
I have a client who is a partner in a California Law Firm
I have a client who is a partner in a California Law Firm which is a PC. He is now 66 and wants to come off the group plan and go on Medicare(he will continue to work full time) . Can the law firm pay the Medicare Premiums along with the Supplemental Blue Shield Plan F premiums and get a tax deduction. This is much less than group insurance and provides greater benefits.I thought ACA prevented thisthanks
As a sole proprietorship, do I have any obligation if weView more business law questions
as a sole proprietorship,do I have any obligation if we want to hire an international student as intern (through OPT) ?Do I have to get an EIN or I can use my SSN ?Do I have to pay social charges or taxes if I pay him/her ? (like if I was hiring on W-2).In my understanding, I can use my SSN and there is no charges to pay, as his school is sponsoring the internship. But I can pay him/her as I like (no charges/tax for my company to pay).