The Staff of the Division of Corporate Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued a series of Frequently Asked Questions and other guidance on the implementation and application of certain provisions of the JOBS Act.
Today, April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Start-ups Act (JOBS Act).
If you are considering making gifts or transferring wealth to your children, grandchildren or other family members, 2012 is the time to act. 2012 presents an unprecedented opportunity for families to transfer wealth while minimizing transfer tax implications.
Building on earlier steps to help taxpayers buffeted by the economic slowdown, the IRS recently enhanced its "Fresh Start" initiative.
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As we wind up year 2011 and consider year-end tax planning, there may be an added incentive to accelerate your long-term gift planning to the end of 2011 instead of waiting until 2012.
When Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 361 into law on October 9, 2011, California became the sixth state to recognize a new category of corporation known as "benefit corporations" or "B corporations."
In a news release dated September 21, 2011 (IR-2011-95) and Announcement 2011-64, the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") announced a new voluntary classification settlement program (the "VCSP") as part of its overall "Fresh Start" initiative to get taxpayers into ...
If you have accumulated a substantial investment portfolio, or you own a successful business, there may come a time when you start planning to transfer ownership of the investments, or business, to younger generations of your family.
On March 24, 2011, we sent out a newsletter detailing the "economic nexus" rules that had recently come into effect in California (a copy of which can be found here).