The taxation of computer software is complex, confusing, and in some circumstances, uncertain; although self-created computer software is routinely sold today, especially with the significant increase in the number of ‘‘apps’’…more
Merger activity among accounting firms has grown significantly of late. Allan D. Koltin, CEO of Koltin Consulting Group, commented that “2012 was another record year for CPA firm M&A. It represents the fifth consecutive year of…more
Each year, LP’s Labor & Employment Practice Group is pleased to provide a short checklist of steps that all companies should consider taking in order to measure their readiness for the coming year. We hope that you find this…more
It has often been said that the only things in life that are certain are death and taxes. Until two weeks ago, the “taxes” part of that phrase was not so certain. However, on January 2, 2013 President Obama signed the American…more
Originally published in SRR, on October 1, 2011.
Government statistics estimate that approximately every eight seconds another individual born during the baby-boomer generation passes the age of 55 – one step closer to…more
QUESTION 1: Do you form a business entity to operate your business?
Issues to Consider..…more
Originally published in the October 2012 issue of The Bankruptcy Strategist.
Much has been written over the past 20-plus years, in court decisions and scholarly articles, about the omission of “trademarks” from the…more
On August 1st, Governor Quinn signed into law new standards that make it illegal for Illinois employers to request or require passwords or other account information for, or otherwise demand access to, social networking accounts…more
If I had a dime for every time a business owner told me or one of my partners that it was not the “right time” to think about the succession plan for their business, I would be a rich man. Too often business owners are so busy…more
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been active lately in providing additional rules and guidance on federal employment laws. In late April, the EEOC issued Enforcement Guidance on the use of criminal…more
You know where your money and investments are and whether they are protected and paying dividends, but can you say the same about your intellectual property? An IP audit can help you identify your IP, manage it and use it to…more
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