Tag Archives: seattle startup lawyer

Common Mistakes In Starting A Company & How To Avoid Them

I frequently meet with entrepreneurs after they have created their business entity and put some of the initial legal documentation in place.  I frequently see the following mistakes, which can be easily avoided and save time and money for entrepreneurs … Continue reading

Posted in Business Entities | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Michele Radosevich Describes Wash. State’s New Digital Goods Tax

By Michele Radosevich In the 2009 session, the Washington Legislature mandated big changes in the way that goods and services are taxed if those goods and services are delivered digitally. Under the new law, the notion that the sales and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Michele Radosevich Describes Wash. State’s New Digital Goods Tax

Washington State’s New Digital Goods Tax

Upcoming Finance SIG Digital Goods & Year End Tax Planning — How do the Changes Affect You? October Finance SIGDavis Wright Tremaine LLP, Davis Center 10/29/09 | 5:30pm to 7:30pmDo you sell games downloaded onto mobile phones? Do you offer a web … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Washington State’s New Digital Goods Tax

Classifying Workers as Non-Employees – Intern, Volunteer or Contractor – Is Risky

By Mary E. Drobka 10.21.09 We are often asked, “Is it OK not to pay ourselves until we obtain funding?” or “I don’t have to pay someone who wants to volunteer for my company just for the experience, right?” We’ve also … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Classifying Workers as Non-Employees – Intern, Volunteer or Contractor – Is Risky

When is an Employee’s Off-Site Work (e.g., from Home) Compensable.

A recent Ninth Circuit decision indicates that employers probably do not have to compensate employees for time they spend checking email or voicemail from offsite locations for incidental work related activities like picking up the employee’s daily assignments or work … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on When is an Employee’s Off-Site Work (e.g., from Home) Compensable.