2018Apr
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BIG CHANGES FOR NEW YORK STATE EMPLOYERS WITH NEW ANTI-SEXUAL HARASSMENT REQUIREMENTS

The New York State legislature, in concert with Governor Cuomo, has recently agreed to new measures that radically change employer requirements relative to sexual harassment policies, training and the resolution of sexual harassment claims.  Employers need to be aware of these new measures, as they will affect all New York State employers, and the penalties…

2018Jan
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HOW WILL THE NEW TAX LAW IMPACT YOUR ESTATE PLAN?

As we all know from the recent articles and news reports, the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 has many aspects. Although the new law did not repeal Federal estate and gift taxes, it has temporarily doubled the exemption amount applicable to each person. But be warned, the disparity between the Federal estate…

2017Nov
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6 TIPS FOR AVOIDING SHAREHOLDER DISPUTES

Shareholder disputes can arise for many reasons from disagreements over the operations of a business to claims of conflicts of interest. It is often a problem for small businesses because the more closely involved a shareholder is with operational decisions, the greater the potential for conflict. At their worst, shareholder disputes can affect the daily…

2017May
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DO YOU NEED TO REGISTER YOUR TRADEMARK?

Many small businesses don’t bother to go through the process of trademarking their name, logo or symbol. A trademark is simply “a recognizable sign, design, or expression which identifies products or services of a particular source from those of others.” A business can have a common law trademark simply by using the name or logo…