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- 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.
- Preparing to Sell a Solo Medical Practice
In this article, the author gives some thoughts on preparing to sell your solo medical practice.
- 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.
- California’s New Corporate Entities: Benefit Corporations and Flexible Purpose Corporations
A little over a year ago on January 1, 2012, California’s new corporate laws went into effect broadening the choices for corporations to include the following two new corporate entities: Benefit Corporations and Flexible Purpose Corporations. The effect of the new legislation was to allow companies that wish to pursue, both, social and economic objectives the ability to formally include those missions into their articles of incorporation.
- Accountant Employment and Independent Contractor Agreements
In this article, the author first discusses when an accountant is a contractor as opposed to an employee. Second, he looks at the essential terms of an accountant employment contract and an accountant independent contractor agreement.
- Legal Compliance Checklist for an Accountancy Corporation
This article gives you a legal compliance checklist for your accountancy corporation.
- “Quick and Painless Job Stimulus: Knock the Chill off Small Businesses”
Small Businesses are very important to our economy. Easing their burden will certainly help economic growth. Current Rules of DTCC that provide remedies for SBs, supposedly enforced by the SEC, are not enforced, and this is having an immediate impact on SBs everywhere. This article points out these flaws and appeals for simple enforcement of existing rules so that SBs will not continue to be hamstrung or destroyed in the marketplace.
- Can a Veterinarian Compete Against His or Her Former Practice?
This is Article #5 in my 8-part series on the basic corporate, business and contract law issues for veterinary corporations and veterinary practices in California. If you are in a group veterinary practice, you might wonder, “Can I or another veterinarian 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 veterinarian who would set up the competing practice.
- California Labor Law: Checklist for Determining an Independent Contractor vs. an Employee
According to California labor law, the IRS has developed a checklist to distinguish between an independent contractor vs. full time. Understand this list to avoid any conflict between employee or contractor distinctions.