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Many New Hampshire business owners commonly have not reviewed their estate planning documents with an attorney in many years nor have they developed a formal business succession plan. To avoid huge mistakes, business owners should take the time to ask the following pertinent questions: Do I have a will and/or…

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The treatment of money allocated to goodwill and non-compete agreement in business sales concerned a Nashua area small business owner. The business owner had been working with a business intermediary (business broker) to sell her business. The attorneys were brought in very late in the transaction. Until that time, for…

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Is an LLC a good way to hold and transfer the family vacation home? Since family vacation homes often provide a refuge for family members to gather and enjoy one another’s company, parents are often in search of ways to keep these properties in the family. Before implementing such planning,…

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Nashua business owner has concerns about how to avoid (or minimize) being “double taxed” when he sells his business that has been operated as a C-corporation Selling a business requires careful tax planning; especially where a business has operated as a closely held C corporation and the proposed structure of…

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Until recently, the legality of ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft in New Hampshire depended on where in the state you were. Different regulations in different cities and towns made it difficult for rideshare drivers to determine whether they were taking a risk of being fined. Recognizing this problem and…

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Nashua business planning client owning several rental properties has concerns regarding being caught in New Hampshire’s real estate transfer tax (RETT) net. Can property be transferred from a joint tenancy with rights of survivorship to a newly created LLC for added liability protection and administrative ease? Can real estate held…

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