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‘S Wonderful, ‘S Marvelous, ‘S Unreasonable

One of the reasons to choose an S-Corp instead of an LLC is tax savings.  An S-corp does not pay any taxes at the corporate level, but instead all income is passed through to the shareholders, who are responsible for a number of taxes on both salary and dividends (return on investment).

 

In Virginia and NC, Consumers Can Dispute Debts Verbally

If you routinely collect debts from consumers, you are probably familiar with the requirements of the federal Fair Debt Collections Act (FDCPA). Under this act, consumers who disputed a debt had thirty days after receiving a debt collection notice to notify the creditor or debt collector in writing that the debt was not valid. Until [...]

 

The Fine Line Between Trademark Policing and Bullying

The trademark geeks lawyers at Sands Anderson have been debating how far a company should go to “police” its trademarks.  Entrepreneur Media  (publisher of Entrepreneur magazine and owner of Entrepreneur.com) got us thinking about it:  in attempts to protect its Entrepreneur brand, it sent cease and desist letters to EntrepreneurOlogy.com for workshops, EntrepreneurPR, a firm [...]