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0 Answers | Asked in Tax Law and Business Formation for Arizona on
Q: Can I set up a limited company in Jersey while resident and living in UAE?

I'm a UK national working remote in UAE as a contractor for a UK-based company. I may have to set up a limited company to continue securing future contracts (in UK and globally). Can I set up a limited company in Jersey while being resident and living in the UAE, and what would the tax... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation for Georgia on
Q: DBA or forming a new business with a friend?...the members of the llc being our own individual llcs we own

Will be investing into real estate next year with a friend. We both have our own separate LLCs that have been established over two years and have business credit. The problem is...the names of the companies aren't geared toward the business venture we are looking to do now (real estate). We... Read more »

Glenn M. Lyon
Glenn M. Lyon
answered on Dec 7, 2022

Based on your posting forming a new LLC to operate the joint venture is likely to be the best option, so you might as well use the right business name to avoid having to register a trade name.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Business Formation and Business Law for Kansas on
Q: business closed kansas

i close a business and I have utilities and other companies like security and other service provide asking for their money, the landlord took possesion of the premise since i was not able to pay rent anymore, I cant pay my debs to the other companies, my business was llc, noww they send me to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation and Construction Law for South Carolina on
Q: I had a contractor come to my home they agreed to do a small bathroom we went to Lowes together for materials I purchase

I purchased 460$ in materials to began following day the following day I called and get no answer and got my phone blocked

0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can a child sell products they make in Pennsylvania?

I heard licenses require 18+ of age, and I have no clue about taxes.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Securities Law for Texas on
Q: Can I start a business that sells bonds to friends and family, then invest that money in the stock market?

I'm an investor with 14 years experience. My friends and family all want my help because I've made excellent returns but it is my understanding that I can't help them, because I'm not a financial advisor, and they could sue me if they lost money (is that even true?). So I want... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Dec 3, 2022

Forming a brokerage firm like this and creating a bond to offer to members of the public is a relatively complex endeavor.

You need to contact a business formation attorney who handles SEC regulated securities firms to avoid potential criminal legal problems

0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Consumer Law and Contracts for Indiana on
Q: How can I start a class action lawsuit against Amazon for its mass false advertising of its "2-day free" prime shipping

I am an Amazon Prime member and have been for years, In this time over 50% of my shipments have taken 3-10 days to receive.

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Business Formation and Business Law for Texas on
Q: Co name issues should i have problem using ShopandShipCart.com for my co since Shop&Ship company have similar model.

Hi, My quetion is on the company name copyright infringement issue; should i have problem using ShopandShipCart.com for my business since there is a Dubai based company who has the similar business model and does have operations out of USA so I would want to ensure that I dont have any trouble... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Copyright for New York on
Q: If I sell bootleg ebooks on platforms like Etsy and Amazon that I have no legal rights of doing so,will I be facing any

If I sell bootleg ebooks on platforms like Etsy and Amazon that I have no legal rights of doing so,will I be facing any criminal charges from the government?

State NY

Daniel Michael Luisi
Daniel Michael Luisi
answered on Nov 29, 2022

You will likely be subject to a copyright infringement and/or counterfeit account ban and because you seem to have no licensing documents from the rights owners. Because you are apparently doing this knowingly, you will likely be permanently banned from these platforms without much of a chance of a... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Tax Law and Business Formation for Indiana on
Q: Can I put leans on my LLC rentals if I lend the LLC money? They're paid off . Money would by a new rental. All are in IN

I own 2 rentals and both are paid off, both titled under my LLC. If I lend the LLC X amount to buy 1 or two new rentals, would there be any reason I can't file leans on the two paid off properties? My LLC is a self proprietor and registered in IN, properties are in IN. I will follow proper... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can I buy things like individual pack Band Aids, Advil, Neosporin, etc. to then re-sell as a kit?

Do I legally need permission to re-sell name brand items?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Iowa on
Q: If I have comercial small business/building insurance do I need an additional business insurance at same address???

I’m paying almost 5k a year on my newly possessed comercial building and it has a small mechanic shop in the garage. It’s an old gasoline station no pumps, no gas tanks just my new residence. My insurance agent made an additional charge of 1.5k for the small business shop in the back and it’s... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 30, 2022

An Iowa attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. However, it would be difficult to answer your question about whether you need additional insurance. This is something to go over with your insurance carrier or broker, who would review your needs in more detail.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Business Formation and Contracts for Utah on
Q: I live in Utah and signed a contract with an LLC located in Nevada. Where do I file for arbitration?

They have not fulfilled their end of the contract and now owe me $12,000. They are no longer answering my messages and I would like to get this money back as soon as possible.

Wesley Winsor
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Wesley Winsor
answered on Nov 21, 2022

You will first need to look to the contract provisions to see what they say about arbitration. If the other party is nonresponsive, then you could likely set up the arbitrator, give them notice of the time and place of arbitration and if they don't show up then the arbitrator can give you a... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Collections and Probate for Oklahoma on
Q: A friend of mine passed away in 1986, she left me a large amount of money, the money is in UK, I cannot go get it

I had a felony on me but I've discharge the sentence, I have power of attorney letter and a Bank draft I have the sort number and account number, I had an attorney check it out and called attorney general of Oklahoma. He stated to him that yes it is for real or agent, that it is there in a... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Family Law for Florida on
Q: How do I disassociate myself from the coorperation and company presence of the United States government and shareholder

I’m on probation for armed robbery when I had no intent to harm nor not pay for what I was borrowing from a cooperation that is supposed to stick by the people, WAL-MART, for the people and through the people. I am a descendant of Kissimmee. Seminole, Honduran, Hebrew Israelite amongst other... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Immigration Law for New York on
Q: Can I start a business, register to E-Verify and work on a side startup while maintaining my full-time job on STEM OPT?

Hi, I'm a current Post Completion OPT employee and am in the process of applying for my STEM OPT extension. My OPT and STEM OPT extension are based on my full-time employment in the US.

My question is: Can I start a business of my own, register to E-Verify and work on a side start-up... Read more »

Giselle Ayala Mateus
Giselle Ayala Mateus
answered on Nov 18, 2022

E-Verify is for Established US Employers. You OPT only allows you work for a US employer. This could be interpreted as working without authorizarion. You should get legal counsel first.

0 Answers | Asked in Tax Law, Business Formation and Business Law for Florida on
Q: Can I operate a single member LLC in WI, which uses a Regus office WI location, even though I now live in FL?

When I lived in WI, I setup a single member LLC (Member managed), and I have the Principal Office, and the Registered Agent Office, set to the Regus office location. My LLC is just me, and I use it as liability protection for my website and software development side work. (It also gives me an... Read more »

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