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Can I Use A Sole-Proprietorship

Can I Use A Sole-Proprietorship For Now?

Please realize that you actually may have a unique situation and there isn’t a one-size fit’s all approach or answer to a every new business situation. You will most certainly have a set of facts that are different from friend’s, mine or anybody else.

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Seller Financing and Installment Sales – What are the Tax Implications

With the difficulties that have arisen in the lending market and a typical buyer’s ability to obtain a standard loan, many sellers have decided to “carry their own paper”. For those unfamiliar with such a term, we are talking about Seller Financing where you play ‘bank’ and now you have the precarious reporting requirements with

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Piercing the Corporate Veil and Protecting Yourself

Many small business owners who operate under a corporation or LLC have heard of the term “piercing the corporate veil,” but very few have a complete understanding of its meaning and implications. We set up entities for ‘protection’, but that protection is not automatic.  We have to protect the corporate veil and maintain the company

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Can a Foreigner use an S-Corporation in the U.S.?

This is a common question we are asked on a regular basis and an important one. In fact, it tends be a common concern with Canadian clients doing real estate projects in the U.S. Here are some basics that can help you if you are a foreigner or investing with a foreign partner. Why an

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Protecting Yourself From Your Rental

I don’t recommend relying upon an entity alone as your sole asset protection strategy. Instead, I recommend a multi-barrier approach that creates as many impediments as possible between you and any would be litigant.

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