Assumed Business Name

It’s not uncommon to see that a business has an assumed name or often states that it is ‘doing business as’ (‘DBA’) a name other than the business owner’s name or the name of the underlying business entity. You may see this on a check or document from the busin... continue reading »

Prepaid Burial Plans

A question I am often asked by clients is whether or not they should purchase a prepaid burial plan.  I encourage clients to think about how their surviving loved ones will be able to pay for the cost of a parent’s funeral.  The cost of a prepaid burial plan is actually one of the approved sp... continue reading »

Home Construction (Part 1)

With an improving economy we are seeing more home construction.  Many contracts for new construction or remodeling are very hard to enforce if things go wrong.  The following is a list of things you should understand as a homeowner.

The first issue is pretty simple, a written contract sh... continue reading »

Employee or Not?

This article is about the classification of a ‘worker’. As W-2s, 1099s, K-1s, and other tax documents make their way through the mail during this tax season, it’s a good time to think about the status of someone who is working for you or providing services to your business. Is t... continue reading »