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Which Type Of Investors Can Partake In Private Offerings?

Posted by root on June 30, 2017
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Category: Blog, Startup Law
New businesses or companies that are just getting started must understand investor classifications before they seek investment capital. Which class of investors cannot and which investors can participate in private offerings? Regulation D put forth by the Securities and Exchange Commission, states that in order to raise funds, the private offering of stock may be issued by an organization without the organization registering officially to “go public”. (A detailed explanation of Regulation D offerings can
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New Yorkers Cannot Use NY Solar Tax Credit For Geothermal Systems

Posted by root on June 28, 2017
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Category: Blog, Real Estate Law
New Yorkers who have installed geothermal systems, an energy efficient and increasingly common method of heating homes, will not be able to use Tax Law Section 606 g-1, a tax credit that covers expenditures made for the installation of qualifying equipment involved in solar energy systems. This decision was recently reached (and enforced) by New York’s tax appeals tribunal. Their reason, or explanation, for this ruling was that the geothermal system does not directly use
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Trending YouTube Content Creators, Copyright Infringement Is A Real Issue!

Posted by root on June 23, 2017
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Category: Blog, Intellectual Property Law
Should a YouTube creator be shocked and appalled when they are sued for copyright infringement? That all depends. When creators post YouTube content that ends up being successful, copyright infringement suits are somewhat predictable. Copyright lawsuits frequently target YouTubers, motion picture studios, television networks – any company or person that professionally creates content. This is just the way of the world these days. Those who are caught off guard or surprised by infringement claims, however,
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Steps To Take For Incorporating a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

Posted by root on June 21, 2017
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Category: Blog, Startup Law
Not all non-profit organizations are tax exempt from either state or federal taxes. Just because it is non-profit does not automatically qualify it to be tax-exempt. The term 501(c) or 501(c)(3) is mistakenly assumed as a title for charitable or non-profit organizations in general. This is incorrect. Those numbers and letters refer to a specific internal revenue code tax category. Whether the association is unincorporated or incorporated, it must file for tax exemption (and its
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NYC Rent Guidelines Board Will Decide On Proposed Rent Hike On June 27, 2017

Posted by root on June 19, 2017
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Category: Blog, Real Estate Law
Living in New York City is so desirable that people will pay exorbitant rents for even the smallest of studios. The City is beautiful, economic opportunities overflow, the atmosphere is fun, energetic, and lively, and the city itself is exceedingly diverse. What’s not to love. Except, of course, for that crazy rent paid for a tiny little space. Unfortunately, that rent is about to increase. The rent on certain hotel units, apartments, and rent stabilized