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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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) introduced several areas of financial assistance for business owners, but one of the more beneficial provisions of the Act is the loan forgiveness outlined under the SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Most lenders began accepting applications from companies classified as small…

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Emergency Order #11 permits notarial officers to perform secure, online notarization of legal documents. The order creates an exception to the requirement that the signatory personally appear before the notarial officer. A notarial officer can now witness an act through video conference or other electronic means, where the signatory is…

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