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Common Export Documents for Letters of Credit

Are you confused about all of the documents required for exporting goods under a letter of credit? While letters of credit are the backbone of international trade finance, many importers and exporters don’t fully understand the plethora of documentation involved … Continue reading

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Beware Finder’s Fees & Unlicensed Business Brokers

If you’re an entrepreneur or startup business seeking investor financing, the sense of urgency and desire to secure angel investor funding can sometimes lead to mistakes with serious consequences. Paying a “finder’s fee” or other type of benefit to an … Continue reading

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FATCA: Foreign & International Business Tax Reporting Challenges

Tax filing in 2012 will be different for many taxpayers this year.  The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was designed to fight tax evasion by requiring U.S. citizens, residents, and even nonresident taxpayers to report financial assets that are … Continue reading

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Foreign Owned Company EIN Registration: Foreign Owned LLCs & Corporations

A foreign-owned company can often face challenges in obtaining an employer identification number (EIN).  If you are forming an LLC in Texas or incorporating a business in Texas, you must obtain an EIN to make a special IRS tax elections … Continue reading

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Foreign Business Registration in Texas: Foreign Corporations & Texas Business Law

Are you conducting business in Texas with a business registered in another state or country?  An out-of-state company doing business in Texas is classified as a “foreign corporation” that must acquire authority by foreign business registration in Texas.  A Texas … Continue reading

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