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Tax-Advantaged Exit Strategies: Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) can be a fantastic tax-advantaged tool for selling your business or for transferring a family company to younger generations while avoiding gift and inheritance taxes. ESOPs are a kind of tax-qualified retirement savings plan whereby … Continue reading

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Letters of Credit vs Documentary Collection in International Business Transactions

What’s the best way to ensure the quality of products and timely payment for business transactions across international borders? Letters of credit are an established mechanism for ensuring that sellers will receive payment for goods that have been properly shipped, … Continue reading

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Is Venture Capital Right for Your Business Startup?

Raising Venture Capital is fiercely competitive, and many folks have unrealistic expectations and views about their company, its value, and the process of raising venture capital.  Here are five tips to get you in the right frame of mind. 1. … Continue reading

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Service & Restaurant Employee Wages: Avoid Labor Law Litigation

Restaurants and other service-based businesses benefit from an exception to state and federal minimum wage laws, allowing employees who receive tips for their services to be paid less than the $7.25 federal minimum.  In Texas, “tipped employees” may be paid … Continue reading

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