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The Rule Against Entrepreneurs

You may have heard of the Rule Against Perpetuities. Maybe. If you went to law school. It is an absurd old rule, crafted by the English common law courts years and years ago. But have you heard of “The Rule … Continue reading

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Delaware Franchise Tax Frights

Around Delaware franchise tax reporting times, I’ll receive emails like this one: “Slight problem..…my Delaware franchise tax report says I owe $45,000.” Or this one: “The number in this notice is terribly high, is that a mistake? The total amount … Continue reading

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Being The First Inventor No Longer Counts

By George Rondeau The most significant change in U.S. patent law goes into effect on March 16, 2013 when for all patent applications filed on or after that date the U.S. switches to a “first-to-file” system. Under the America Invents … Continue reading

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A Washington State Capital Gains Tax?

Could Washington State soon have its own capital gains tax? It is possible. Two Senators have proposed a bill that would impose a 5% capital gains tax on capital gains in excess of $10,000 for persons filing individual returns or … Continue reading

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Fund Raising as a Sales Process

Guest Post by Bryan Brewer of Funding-Quest.com. Some entrepreneurs arrive on the angel funding scene with a Field of Dreams attitude: “If I build it, they will come.” In this case, “they” refers to investors. Truth is, it usually doesn’t … Continue reading

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