What do Patagonia and Ben & Jerry’s have in common? No. They are not making an ice cream, which might be interesting and possibly delicious.
My office has received many questions about same-sex estate planning in the past few months and wanted to address some of them.
Last year the Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges, 135 S.Ct. 2584 (2015), ruled that same-sex couples could get married in every state. At the time of the Obergefell ruling, thirty-seven states, already recognized same-sex marriage. Only thirteen states had bans on same-sex marriage, which are now unconstitutional.
CROWDFUNDING, VENTURE CAPITAL, AND GOVERNMENT GRANTS
Starting a business can be an exciting, yet costly endeavor. Entrepreneurs need Startup capital to cover the cost of living expenses, salaries, overhead, legal fees, filing fees, marketing/advertising, shipping costs, and even production costs. There are numerous funding options available, from interest free loans to venture capital.
By Tristan Younghaus, Esq.
Have you ever thought about starting a non-profit?
In 2014 the Internal Revenue Service (”IRS”) drastically changed the process of applying for tax exemption status under Section 501(c)3 of the United States Code by releasing the IRS Tax Form 1023-EZ.