The Henry Visconti School, a New York State supported special education school that prides itself on treating its students with dignity and respect, was recently praised in the New York Times for allowing severely disabled students to succeed in school through the use of technology and on-site medical care. According to the school website, the… Read More »
Monthly Archives: February 2011
Long Island Small Businesses and the Onerous MTA Payroll Tax
I confess, I only incorporated my business this past year. For a solo attorney such as myself, there aren’t as many reasons to incorporate as there are for other businesses. I have malpractice insurance that covers most of my liability, and a corporation or LLC formation would offer little in the way of additional protection. … Read More »
ASK THE CUSTOMER: WHY IS YOUR SMALL BUSINESS FAILING?
Why do so many small businesses fail? According to this blog post, one of the main problems is that entrepreneurs themselves are the least likely to understand what has gone wrong with their businesses. As Jay Goltz opines, if business owners understood why their business was failing, they’d be able to fix it. Some of… Read More »
Chalimony: When Divorce Meets Special Needs
As many parents of special needs kids know, raising a disabled child is much more expensive than raising typical children. I have previously discussed some of the extraordinary costs in my post on Divorce and Special Needs Children. Many states mandate that parents of a disabled child continue supporting these children, even after they are… Read More »