Richard Burt Professional Law Corporation
Richard Burt Professional Law Corporation55 S Market St #1500
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 286-7333
- Alter Ego Liability
- Attorney-Client Matters
- Blue Sky Law
- Bulk Sale
- Business Disputes
- Buy-Sell Agreement
- Commercial Law
- Contract Drafting
- Corporate Law
- Covenant not to compete
- Directors and officers
- Entity Law
- Foreign LLC
- Limited Liability Comanies (LLC's)
- Limited liability companies (LLC)
- Limited Liability Partnerships
- Limited Partnerships
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Minority Shareholders
- Piercing the Corporate Veil
- Professional Corporations
- Purchase and Sale of a Business
- Qualifying to Do Business
- S corporations
- Securities Law
- Successor liability
- Suspended Entity
What is a Professional Corporation?
According to the law in California (the Moscone-Knox Professional Corporation Act), a professional corporation is a corporation that is engaged in rendering professional services. In this context, “professional services” are any type of professional services that may be lawfully rendered … Continue reading
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As previously posted on this blog, California law was changed (AB 2503) to allow the state to dissolve entities administratively instead of allowing zombie entities to remain on the rolls permanently. A word to the wise: Abandoning the entity and … Continue reading
Posted in Alter Ego Liability, Corporate Law, Entity Law, Limited Liability Comanies (LLC's), Piercing the Corporate Veil, S corporations, Suspended Entity Tagged administrative dissolution, dissolution Comments Off on Administrative Dissolutions
Buy-Sell Agreements in the Articles of Incorporation
Under the Corporations Code, if there is a suit for involuntary dissolution, or if there is an election to dissolve voluntarily by shareholders representing only 50% of the voting power of the stock, the dissolution of the corporation and the … Continue reading
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Perils of Dissolution, or Hey, FTB, Where’s My Dough?
Sometimes a California limited liability company (LLC) or California corporation dissolves and files a final tax return which shows it has a refund coming, but the refund is $800 short. How could this happen? It’s because the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) … Continue reading
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Here’s One Way Not to Pay Taxes – Legally!
California charges a minimum franchise tax of $800 each year. This is a tax on the privilege of being a corporation. It doesn’t matter whether the corporation is profitable or even if it has any revenue. The state wants its … Continue reading
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Don’t go to MyFTB.com. It’s not the official site.
To access your MyFTB account, go to the FTB’s website: www.ftb.ca.gov . Note that the word “my” is NOT part of the URL. MyFTB.com has been reported as a malware site.
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Real Estate Withholding Credit for Pass-Through Entities
The California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) has recently published a reminder about credit for real-estate withholding. According to the FTB: Pass-through business entities that pass through their income, deductions, and credits to the owners must also pass through the real … Continue reading
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