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- Business Taxes, Payroll Taxes and Trust Fund Recovery Penalty
When the business faces a cash flow problem, many business owners use the payroll taxes collected but not yet turned over to the IRS.
- Collecting from an Out of Business Company or Employer
Collecting on a judgment even in ideal circumstances can often be a time-consuming and complex process, and that presumes the debtor is solvent, and doing business and/or making money. When the judgment enforcement against a debtor who is a company or legal entity, which appears to be (or is) out of business, the process can be considerably more troublesome and taxing.
- Business Ownership in the Family
Family owned businesses may thrive over multiple generations. To have lasting success, the family owned business needs to transition ownership from generation to generation. To preserve family harmony and maintain a healthy business, it may be best to transition ownership to family members that are active participants in the business, while allowing non-active family members an opportunity to “cash out” and direct their funds elsewhere as desired by their preferences.
- How to File a Mechanics and Materialmen's Lien in Georgia
Contractors and suppliers, whose labor, services, equipment or materials were used to improve real estate, may be entitled to file a claim of lien under the Georgia Mechanics and Materialman's Lien Statute if they are not paid. Navigating this law, however, can be difficult so we have put together this step-by-step guide to help you understand the complexities of Georgia's Lien Laws.
- When a Business Can Be Sued for Personal Injury
Every day, individuals are injured while on the premises of a business. Injured individuals may be able to pursue a personal injury lawsuit and recover for the damages that they suffer.
- Corporate Structure – Levels of Legal Control Over a Group Medical Practice
When the partners in a group medical practice argue, usually it comes from one of these problem areas: control, compensation, exit. This article discusses control.
- How to Avoid Successor Liability When Buying a Business
It’s a nasty surprise to discover, after you’ve paid the purchase price for the business, that you must pay the seller’s debts and liabilities from before the closing.
- Avoid Successor Liability when Buying a Medical Practice, including Provider Numbers and Taxes
How to avoid successor liability when buying a medical practice, specifically as regards provider numbers and taxes. It’s a nasty surprise to discover, after you’ve paid the purchase price for the practice, that you must pay the seller’s debts and liabilities from before the closing.
- I Left My Job and Now I Can't Make a Living - Non-Competes and Employees
Many employees have to sign "non-compete" agreements, often as a clause in initial hiring paperwork. Such clauses can throw a wrench in the hunt for new employment, and can cause you to be terminated from your new job. Here's what you need to know.
- Georgia Court of Appeals Denies Grading Contractors' Claims
A grading subcontractor was not paid for putting in the roads in a new subdivision; after the construction lender foreclosed upon the project developer, the subcontractor sought payment from the bank. After the trial court awarded the subcontractor its full claim plus attorneys fees, the Georgia Court of Appeals reversed. Some very important lessons for subcontractors and lien claimants are made clear in the ruling.