According to the NY Times, new legislation aimed at providing loans and tax breaks to small businesses is almost certain to pass the Senate this week. The House is also expected to approve the bill quickly, while President Obama has already given it his strong support. The new $30 billion lending program is designed to… Read More »
Monthly Archives: September 2010
The Clean-Up: New York Power of Attorney Overhauled Again
As of September 12, 2010, New York’s Power of Attorney, having undergone a major revision just last year, has been amended to clear up the confusion and unintended consequences of last year’s major overhaul of the power of attorney form. All prior powers of attorney are still valid. One important change is that revocation of… Read More »
Jennifer Aniston, Politically Incorrect?
In the latest controversy this year over the use of the word retard or retarded, Jennifer Aniston used the word “retard” self-deprecatingly on Regis and Kelly Live while describing how she plays dress-up for a living. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a retard as a mentally disabled person. From Wikipedia: Mental retardation (MR) is a… Read More »
Small Business Guide to IRS Audit
A new video series “Your Guide to an IRS Audit” follows three hypothetical small business taxpayers step-by-step through the audit process.
Temple Grandin–A Beautiful Mind
Temple Grandin, the child without a voice, has become the voice of reason for autism.
Small Businesses Need Minutes of Meetings
Why Does a Small Corporation Need to Keep Minutes? Corporate minutes are a reflection of the decisions of the Board of Directors. Even more importantly, corporate minutes are an indication that formalities of the corporation are being kept. If involved in a lawsuit, one way an attorney will attempt to reach personal assets of the… Read More »