A single-member limited liability company (SMLLC) is a disregarded entity for federal income tax purposes. But for state law purposes, California SMLLCs are separate legal entities that are subject to paying the $800 minimum franchise tax (and if gross receipts … Continue reading
I was contacted by someone who had been asked to pay $5,000 for legal services. The person asking for the money was supposedly Barrister Richard Burt. This impostor showed my office address (right down to the suite number) as his … Continue reading
I was informed by the National Law Journal that I was selected as a 2019 Top Rated Lawyer for a special section to be published by it highlighting the West Coast’s Top Rated Lawyers. I would be impressed by my … Continue reading
For income tax purposes, a single-member limited liability company (SMLLC) is treated as a disregarded entity. That means that the income or loss of the entity is reported by an individual taxpayer on Schedule C of the taxpayer’s tax return. … Continue reading
On February 3, 2014, I gave a presentation to members of the Santa Cruz County Bar Association on the new limited liability company act and how it will affect their clients. I am pleased to report that the presentation was well … Continue reading
On Monday, February 3, 2014, I will be giving a continuing education seminar to lawyers on “California’s New LLC Act.” Anyone interested can register at the bar’s website: http://www.santacruzbar.org/ .