business succession planning

Nashua Business Owner Has Questions The Covid-19 pandemic has created a new sense of urgency in the local business community to implement or update their business succession plans.  A comprehensive business succession plan will increase the chances that a business will survive the retirement, disability, or death of its owner.…

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Assuming life insurance proceeds are excluded from her estate.  Many clients believe that insurance proceeds are tax-free.  That is correct as far as income taxes are concerned, but not for estate taxes.  The reality is that the proceeds of all life insurance policies owned by you are included in your…

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Paycheck Protection Program

On June 3rd, the U.S. Senate passed the House version of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020. The President is expected to sign shortly. This bill extends and clarifies some of the provisions regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that was included in the original CARES Act. The…

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Disputes with neighbors are, unfortunately, a not-uncommon occurrence. They can be unpleasant, stressful, and sometimes escalate into a lawsuit. One category of neighbor dispute involves trees. Many folks take the trees on their property for granted --- they exist and serve a purpose, but we don’t think too much about…

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By Executive Order on May 15, 2020, Governor Sununu extended through June 5, 2020 the prohibition of residential and commercial evictions first announced in his Emergency Order #4. Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-04, the following exceptions are currently the only permissible grounds for eviction: 1.a.   Eviction Proceedings initiated against an individual…

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Last week, Attorney Israel Piedra served as the moderator for a panel discussion during Stay Work Play’s 2nd annual event “NH Next: A Summit for Young Changemakers.” The discussion, which took place online due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, was entitled “Diversity Matters.” The panel was composed of young leaders…

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