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Crowdfunding? Really? Crowdfunding Rule under the JOBS Act

Count me a Luddite when it comes to social media in general, and more specifically, the supposed potential for crowdfunding and raising capital for start-ups and small businesses. 1,091 more words

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What's in a Name (Part 2)? Searching for Similarly Named Business Organizations in Texas

On Friday, I described the basic rules used by the Secretary of State to determine whether a name proposed for a business organization is acceptable. The first rule requires that no two business organizations have names that are the same or deceptively similar, and if a proposed name is similar (but not  715 more words

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What's in a Name? Rules for Naming a Business Organization in Texas

When forming a business organization in Texas, one of the first questions that must be answered is whether the Secretary of State will permit the use of a proposed name for the organization.  758 more words

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The Artist’s Legacy – Business and Legal Planning Issues

Photographers face unique issues that must be carefully considered to ensure a continued market for the creative output and to preserve the artistic reputation. Prudently managed business affairs will minimize problems commonly encountered when closing down a studio and during the transition of business affairs from the photographer’s life to the photographer’s estate. 487 more words

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Change Has CHANGED

Back in the “Dark Ages” when I was in university taking classes in Industrial/Organizational psychology, the topic of “change” was an issue that would come up occasionally, was an interruption to “normal” activities, and had to be tackled much like a project with a beginning and an end. 1,525 more words


Determining How to Structure Your Family Farm Business, P.2

In our last post, we began looking at the issue of business planning within the context of a family farm business. We’ve already spoken about the importance of appropriately structuring a family farm business because of the potential tax consequences. 294 more words


Determining How to Structure Your Family Farm Business, P.1

Regardless of the type of business you run, you need to put a well-thought-out business plan in place. Business planning covers all aspects of a business, from its legal structure, to marketing, to succession planning. 275 more words