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New Accredited Investor Definition Now In Effect

President Obama has signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. This means that the new definition of accredited investor is now in effect. The new definition applies to existing offerings. It is effective immediately. Under the new … Continue reading

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Terminating S Corporation Status In Connection With A Financing

One issue that is worth paying attention to in financing transactions in which an S corporation’s S corporation status will terminate is how losses in the year in which the investment is made will be allocated. Investors might think that … Continue reading

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FTC Guidelines For Bloggers; What They Say; What Bloggers Need To Do

In case you forgot, some time ago the Federal Trade Commission issued “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” The Guides are administrative interpretations of laws enforced by the FTC. The Guides apply to bloggers. If you are … Continue reading

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Washington State’s New Carbonated Beverage Tax

In the 2010 legislative session, the Washington State legislature enacted a number of new taxes. One of them was a Carbonated Beverage Tax. This tax is imposed on the sale of carbonated beverages at wholesale or retail in this state. … Continue reading

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Links To Healthcare Bills & Dodd-Frank Bill, Plus Information on Capital Gains and Dividend Tax Rate Changes

If you were looking for the actual texts of the healthcare and Wall St. reform bills, I’ve attached links to these acts below. You might also be interested in understanding how long term capital gains tax rates are expected to … Continue reading

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