In Indiana, an Entity Authorization is a general document that specifies who can act on behalf of any business entity. A Corporate Resolution is specific to corporations and records formal decisions made by the board of directors or shareholders. Both indicate who is authorized to make decisions...View More
If you own the company, website, and domain name "Ask a Backpacker," you may have common law trademark rights to the name. If someone on YouTube is using the same name for a series in a way that causes confusion or may dilute your brand, it could potentially be considered trademark...View More
I own two rentals through my sole proprietor LLC. Can I loan money to my LLC to buy a 3rd rental and record a lien against the properties? Properties are currently free and clear. Would have promisary note and record liens publicly.
Certainly you can do that, but the question is whether it would succeed in giving you priority over any unsecured creditors the LLC might have. Assuming there's nothing nefarious or fraudulent involved (such as trying to hinder other creditors, most likely yours but possibly the LLCs, from...View More
I am the sole member in my LLC, and am planning on adding one or two more members in the near future. There is no operating agreement therefor I am going off of Indianapolis law. It says it needs to be in writing, do I need to dissolve the LLC and form it with the new partners or can I sign... View More
If your LLC is currently taxed as a disregarded entity (i.e., like a sole proprietorship so that you report all the tax items on your Form 1040 instead of filing a tax return for the LLC), and you add members, you will need a new EIN. The LLC will then be taxed either as a partnership (the default...View More
It will be sourced through print on demand, so I will not personally be fulfilling the orders, except at the occasional booth set up at a local fair/farmers market. The sales goal is greater than the threshold for collecting tax. It is a sole proprietorship. A trademark application will be... View More
The business (whether a sole proprietor, LLC, corporation, however the business is organized and operated) needs to obtain a Registered Retail Merchant's Certificate to collect and remit sales tax. You will first need a tax ID for the business. If...View More
A single member LLC is dissolved unless, within 90 days of the member's death, the deceased member's personal representative takes action to designate at least one new member. If an attorney was hired to handle the probate estate, talk to that attorney about it, or contact a lawyer...View More
The website I would be buying is the same words just moved around. And the merchandise would potentially be clothing designed to look similar to the original brand’s clothing but not the same. Or would it be legal to offer this new and similar domain to the owner of the original for a price?
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. If the incident involved an injury sustained in the course of employment (you included personal injury in your categories), you could reach out to a workers' compensation attorney. Many offer free initial...View More
Google pacer.com, and sign up It's free. Then go to bankruptcydata.com, and click on "free resources in the upper right of the opening page. It will give you a list of all the bankruptcy court websites. Click on Indiana, then choose the Indiana "ecf" site. You will need the...View More
You should not need a lawyer for that. Requirements for schools and teachers would be made public and in common English (no legalese). The Dept. of Education has sources available to you. Go to:...View More
We're making a show, and for the show we need art, we have a very talented artist that wants to help us but the problem is they are underage. We're wondering is it possible to use the art from the minor for commercial use if we bought it as a commission? If not, would we have to end up... View More
When you say "use" the art, what do you mean? You are able to resell a painting, like you could resell a book. However, buying the item does not give you rights in the copyright associated with the work.
Because a minor is involved, you need to tread carefully. Minors are not...View More
Actually my cousin in Canada wants to register a business in US so that he could provide consulting services in US. He needs me to be the 1% partner so he could register a business in US since I am a resident and soon would be a citizen. I am doing MBA at Kelley School of Business and a have hefty... View More
It depends on the corporate structure and jurisdiction. It'll also depend on your other income. You'll most likely have additional reporting requirements personally. You're best off finding a tax expert to advise you on this.
I have the receipt from the time I started living here. I believe they are messing with the books. My receipt says taxes was off but I'm paying the same price plus 25 dollars more. The owner raised the rent during the race. I do not know what avenues to take to get my money or how to start the... View More
If you have a written contract covering your extended stay both you and the hotel are bound by the terms of the written contract. And if the contract was for 30 days the hotel can raise your room rate on day 31 going forward. Why? Because under most state laws hotels can change their room rates at...View More
If a non management member doesnt want their information made available to other non management members, can that be done? Example, if a member doesnt want the other non management members to know their ownership percentage or capital investments, can that be with held from the other non management... View More
He is neither a US citizen nor a resident, and he does not want to be listed in the US Startups (even if the law allows him to). He wants to invest via a loan instrument, which I am expected to pay back whenever the model succeeds, beyond which we will share all profits as partners. This therefore... View More
The answer to your question depends on the Tax Treaty between your relatives home country and the USA. Generally, interest paid to foreign nationals on loans made in the USA are subject to US taxes and withholding. The amount of the tax and the withholding is dictated by a tax treaty between the...View More
You should hire an experienced attorney who can assist you with a contract, due diligence, and the closing.
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