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The tax benefits of making an S-Corporation Election?

Insights The tax benefits of making an S-Corporation Election? Michael Moradzadeh · January 31, 2010

Many small business owners incorporate their businesses not only for legal protection, but also to reduce owners’ payroll taxes through S-Corp tax election with the IRS. One advantage of an S-Corp is that it gives business owners the ability to reduce their self-employment taxes. Any small business owner who has not made an S-Corp election…

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Rimon Law Group and Virtual Paralegal Services Announce Partnership

News December 1, 2009

Rimon Law Group, Inc. and Virtual Paralegal Services, Inc. (“VPS”) announce the partnering of their teams to provide cutting edge, highly cost-effective, environmentally friendly, virtual legal services.  This collaboration will allow businesses nationwide to receive top notch legal service at a fraction of the cost of using a traditional law firm.  Rimon, a law firm consisting of 23 lawyers from the best…

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The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth: The new FTC guidance on endorsements

Insights November 17, 2009

Posted on The Internet Law Advisor Blog November 16, 2009 – By William Galkin, Esq. Summary: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued revised Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising(Guides) which will take effect on December 1, 2009. The main purposes of the revisions are (1) to update the application of the Guides to new media…

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Venture Capital Survey of the Silicon Valley in 2009 Third Quarter

Insights Venture Capital Survey of the Silicon Valley in 2009 Third Quarter Michael Moradzadeh · November 16, 2009

Dow Jones VentureSource is one of the most popular nationwide venture capital date reports in the United States. VentureSources published its latest data on the development of venture capital investments in the third quarter of 2009. Below are some overviews observed by VentureSource. With 616 venture deals and $5.1 billion invested, Q3 is a 6%…

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UK Reporting of Undiscosed Foreign Accounts

Insights UK Reporting of Undiscosed Foreign Accounts Yaacov P. Silberman · October 28, 2009

On September 1, 2009, the Government of the United Kingdom implemented the New Offshore Disclosure Opportunity (“NDO”). The NDO allows those individuals with unpaid UK taxes relating to previously undisclosed income and/or capital gains linked to offshore accounts and/or assets to settle related tax liabilities at a favorable 10% penalty rate.  Ordinarily, penalties are charged…

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New Legal Trap for Employers in Hiring Independent Contractors

Insights New Legal Trap for Employers in Hiring Independent Contractors Michael Moradzadeh · October 21, 2009

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a September 10, 2009 ruling, held that an employer can be held liable for discriminatory hiring decisions made by its independent contractors. The case involved an independent contractor acting on behalf of the employer, telling the plaintiff that “they were looking for someone younger”.…

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Rimon Law Group Welcomes Mark Radom, Carl Sherer and Frederick Tsien

News October 1, 2009

Silicon Valley, CA Rimon Law Group is pleased to welcome Mark Radom, Carl Sherer and Fred Tsien to the firm. The three attorneys joining Rimon will strengthen the Silicon Valley firm’s financing, corporate, and intellectual property practice areas. Mark Radom has over 14 years of experience in New York, London and Israel advising investment banks, sovereigns,…

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‘Virtual’ Law Firms Thinking Outside the Legal Box

News September 18, 2009

Rimon Law Group was featured on September 18, 2009 in the San Francisco Business times in an article by legal reporter Eric Young. The story describes the continued growth of alternative-model firms, including Rimon, in the midst of a struggling legal industry. Most of the article can be viewed on the San Francisco Business Times’ website.…

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Important Tax Issues for Companies with U.S. and Israeli Operations

Insights September 17, 2009

If you are a company with operations in both the United States and Israel, you should be aware of several very important U.S. and Israeli Tax issues when you engage in cross border operations. I have set forth below several of the main issues. This list is not exhaustive and only reflects briefly the main…

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Choosing Values for Your New Startup

Insights September 3, 2009

So, you have this great idea, you are sure that it is going to be at least the next Google/Monster/Microsoft/Facebook. Now what? Well, having a great idea is just the first step (and some say the easiest one) in a long long journey towards establishing your own living and kicking business. Since this platform of…

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