Minnesotans start thinking about vacations this time of year. For small business owners getting away for a week or two presents some challenges, and an unexpected health event or accident presents even more challenges. Successful business owners are skilled at managing the many aspects of running... continue reading »
We are all busy making our list and checking it twice. Have you reviewed your beneficiary designations? Can you check that off your list?
Beneficiary designations are a way in which we identify who we want to give an asset to after we pass away. We complete beneficiary designation form... continue reading »
As the year 2018 comes to an end (and we look forward to tax season), it’s time to complete the annual renewal for your business entity with the Minnesota Secretary of State. Annual renewals are required for corporations, limited liability companies, non-profit corporations, cooperatives, and l... continue reading »
There are many confusing concepts in the workers’ compensation laws, none more confusing than Permanent Partial Disability ratings. Today’s article will hopefully provide some insight on this topic and avoid some uncertainty and anxiety if you are currently dealing with a work injury and will... continue reading »
I’ve been getting lots of calls lately regarding how to plat or develop land. That’s a good sign for our economy but the best time to ask questions about development is before you purchase the land. Here are some things to consider:
Zoning – Your best resource is the local zoning... continue reading »
As much as we try to avoid it, taxation is a part of life. We are faced with sales tax, income tax, estate tax, capital gains tax, gift tax and property tax to name a few. With the 2018 year coming to a close, some of us are thinking what else can we do to minimize our tax bill, both now and ... continue reading »
“No work restrictions, no work comp.” Those are the wise words I first heard from my mentor John Person and the words I’ve been relaying to my clients. It sounds so simple, but it’s often an area that generates a lot of conflict between the employee and emp... continue reading »
As deer season is upon us I thought it would be a good time to review title to your land. It’s pretty common for several buddies or family members to buy some land together and then share ownership and use to make hunting more affordable. It’s a lot more fun to hunt when you can enjoy wit... continue reading »
I wanted to share with you some information about a workshop called The Final Gift. The parish nurse at my Church has organized several of these workshops after she attended one in a nearby community. The Final Gift is intended to be your final gift to your family. Death is a very hard topic ... continue reading »
This article is a follow up to her article published in August on restrictive covenants between an employer and employee.
Under Minnesota law, restrictive covenants are legal and enforcea... continue reading »