Do you have a second home? Do you operate a business? Do you currently have an interest in a S-Corporation? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then you should consider utilizing a Limited Liability Company (or LLC) to provide structure and asset protection for you and your … [Read more...] about Asset Protection through an LLC
You started your own business and you have put in a lot of blood, sweat and tears to make that business successful in order to provide a comfortable lifestyle for you and your family. You are one of America’s success stories, because you grew with the bubble, and you survived the “burst.” You are … [Read more...] about Succession Planning leads to Success for Your Business
A recent article in the Arizona Republic by Robert Anglen shed some light on obscure taxes that can affect owners of LLCs. LLCs are often created for asset protection purposes as part of an advanced estate planning portfolio. Investors or small business owners can acquire property in the name of … [Read more...] about Are LLC Owners Being Taxed Unknowingly?
Considering that America is the most litigious society in the world, and there are over 18 million lawsuits filed in our court systems every year, it is no wonder that many of my clients are coming in these days wondering how they can protect their assets from some of these unjustified … [Read more...] about Protecting your Assets in the Litigious Society we Live in
Many small business owners have failed to implement estate planning for their business. The owner may feel that it is unnecessary, too costly too create or as something that can be delayed until later. Unfortunately, your failure to plan could result in the failure of the business, loss of its … [Read more...] about Will Your Small Business Survive Your Death?
Do you have a second home? Do you operate a business? Do you currently have an interest in a S-Corporation? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then you should consider utilizing a Limited Liability Company (or LLC) to provide structure and asset protection for you and your … [Read more...] about Arizona and New Mexico Asset Protection through an LLC
Did you realize that one third of all small business owners have not created a retirement plan, such as a 401(k), SEP IRA, Roth IRA or deferred annuity? In fact, many small business owners have not even stopped to consider retirement, either because they are too busy in their endeavors, or because … [Read more...] about No Retirement For Small Business Owners
I recently read an article in Tucson's Arizona Daily Star about the need for an exit plan. As an Arizona estate planning attorney, I am very familiar with the need for all business owners to plan for the time when they can't, or don't want to, run their businesses. Mimi, the owner of my favorite … [Read more...] about What Is Your Exit Plan? If You're In Arizona and New Mexico, You Need One!