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- Classifying a Physician as an Employee or a Contractor
Most medical practices want to classify their hired physicians as contractors not employees. Contractors are cheaper and easier than employees. You don’t withhold taxes for contractors, nor do you pay benefits, workers compensation or unemployment insurance, nor must you comply with the wage & hour laws (including overtime) for contractors.
- Classifying a Worker as Employee or Contractor
Most businesses want to classify their workers as contractors not employees. Contractors are cheaper and easier than employees. You don’t withhold taxes for contractors, nor do you pay benefits, workers compensation or unemployment insurance, nor must you comply with the wage & hour laws (including overtime) for contractors.
- Reduce Personal Liability from Your Business
Here is a quick outline to help you avoid personal liability from your business. You’ll see that most of the authors advice derives from an informed use of corporations and corporate law, which is why…
- Leaving an Accounting Practice/Closing an Accounting Practice
This article gives a very brief overview of how an accountant leaves or closes an accounting practice. The accountant can’t just walk away – leaving or closing an accounting practice is more complex than you think.
- Buying and Selling an Accounting Practice
This article gives a quick overview of buying and selling an accounting practice. The author discusses the deal from due diligence, through deal terms, to the definitive deal documents.
- Preparing to Sell a Solo Medical Practice
In this article, the author gives some thoughts on preparing to sell your solo medical practice.
- Oral Promises as Contracts
The former CFO of Sterne Agee Group, Inc is suing the Alabama based investment bank for breach of contract, among other allegations. According to court documents, former CFO Brian Barze worked as the CFO of another company which was grooming him for a CEO position when Sterne Agee approached him about the CFO position at its own company.
- California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act
On September 21, 2012, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 323. Specifically, section 20 of the Bill replaced the Beverly-Killea Limited Liability Company Act (Beverly-Killea) with the California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (RULLCA) to govern the formation and operation of limited liability companies (LLCs).
- Bringing a New Partner into an Accounting Practice
This article gives an outline of how to bring a new accountant into an accounting practice. The author goes from common sense to legal advice, from the accountant’s purchase of ownership to the parties’ exit strategy and unwinding of the relationship.
- May an Accountant Compete against His or er Former Practice?
If you are in a group accounting practice, you might wonder, “Can I or another accountant in this practice set up a competing practice?” “Will a non-competition agreement prevent it?” These questions are crucial both to the existing group and the accountant who would set up the competing practice.