4 Common Payroll Mistakes Every Small Business Must Avoid

When your business grows enough to sustain a small workforce, you have cause to celebrate. You took a great idea or promising concept, made it resonate with consumers, and now you’re doing well enough to hire employees. Congratulations! To help you remain firmly on the path to success and profitability, we have listed the four most common mistakes that small business owners make with payroll, and show you how to Read More

Understanding the 421-a Tax Abatement Program

The 421-a Tax Abatement Program, which was resurrected last April after nearly a year of stasis, reduces the property taxes on land that is developed for residential use. For several years the owner of a qualifying property pays taxes only on the property’s original value as opposed to the higher value it attains after homes, apartments, or condos are built on the site. At the end of the designated time period, there Read More

5 Steps You Can Take Right Now to Maximize the Value of Your Business

As an entrepreneur, you probably started a business to be your own boss, develop your personal wealth and, ideally, leave a legacy that will sustain current and future employees. Therefore, when it comes time to sell, you deserve to get the most value out of all the dedicated hard work you’ve put in. Here are five steps you can take right now to accomplish that goal and get the sale price you need to retire on or Read More

4 Reasons You Need Legal Counsel for Real Estate Purchases

Whether you’re buying your first home or expanding an existing property portfolio, real estate purchases have a lot riding on a successful transaction. One important misstep can cost you even more money to fix. This fact alone makes attorney involvement strongly advisable but some buyers, aware of the fact that hiring a real estate attorney is not legally required, try to cut costs by handling the entire process Read More

Condominium Law: Understanding the Importance of a Customized Offering Plan

A condominium offering plan should outline the details of the transaction and the building development, while also establishing the relationship between the unit owners, the board, and the sponsor. As offering plans can include several hundred pages of documentation, it’s essential to have an attorney look out for potential problems. It’s even more vital to have that attorney draft a customized offering plan, rather Read More