Robert W. Hughes Jr.'s answer To sue a corporation, all you need to do is name the corporation as the defendant and have the sheriff serve the registered agent of the corporation after filling the suit in the county of the registered agent. You can find the registered agent on the Georgia secretary of state website.
Robert W. Hughes Jr.'s answer Under the law, every business is supposed to have a business license. You should contact the city or county government for your business location and inquire about the business license requirements from your government entity.
John W. Chambers Jr's answer I recommend that a person retain the services of an attorney to organize a limited liability company. While a person is not required to use an attorney, a business attorney can provide valuable advice regarding the legal requirements for formation and operation of the entity. After being properly organized, the entity would need to file a trade name registration for each of the names (other than the LLC name) which it intended to use. The trade name registrations must be filed in the...
John W. Chambers Jr's answer Changing the name of a corporation does not convert the corporation into a different one. It simply would be the same corporation with a different. You would not necessarily need to dissolve the old corporation. You could form a new corporation if you do not want to use the existing one. This response is intended to provide general information only and not intended to give legal advice. It does not establish an attorney client relationship. I recommend that you consult with an attorney...
John W. Chambers Jr's answer A non-profit corporation is not necessarily tax exempt. To become tax exempt, a non-profit corporation must file the required application with the IRS. For a tax exempt corporation to maintain the exempt status once it has been obtained, it must operate in accordance with the applicable laws regarding tax exempt organizations. I recommend that you consult with an attorney and/or certified public account who specializes in tax exempt organizations to answer your questions. The purpose of...
John W. Chambers Jr's answer With the kind of money you mentioned, I strongly recommend that you retain and consult with a tax attorney or CPA familiar with these issues. How the sale is structured might make a difference in the tax consequences.
Will Blackton's answer Can you? Certainly. the Georgia Secretary of State isn't going to search for companies outside of your state when you register your business name.
Should you? That depends on your tolerance for risk of a lawsuit. You would have to consult with an attorney in your state, ideally one who specializes in trademark law, to get a better idea of what degree of risk and how to mitigate such risk. Only after reviewing the specific facts and circumstances of your situation can an attorney...
John W. Chambers Jr's answer I cannot provide legal advice about your particular situation. However, here is some general information. If your business is operated using a corporation or limited liability company, unless your articles of incorporation or organization or other organizational documents prohibit it, you might be able to conduct the lawn care business using the same corporation or limited liability company. In such event, I do not believe you would need a new tax identification number. You would need to...
William Head's answer Fraud is usually categorized as a crime of moral turpitude. Talk to a local criminal defense lawyer to see if that old charge can receive record restriction, and removed from your State record.
William Head's answer Be careful swearing out a criminal warrant, if this is just a CIVIL matter. You can be exposing yourself to a lawsuit. If you have a trusted friend who is a local lawyer, contact that person for guidance. THEFT is not incompetence. Plus, if your agreement was all VERBAL, and no written performance standards were in written form, he/she can claim substantial compliance.
A good rule to follow is to NOT try to use the threat of or the actual filing of a CRIMINAL warrant, in what is a...
Mitchell Feldman's answer If you have exhausted efforts with company Hire an attorney to recover the wages. Simple as that. The money is owed under simple contract and Flsa does provide some basis for recovery
Robert W. Hughes Jr.'s answer If you are looking for something that allows you to search only for matters closed because they were settled out of court, I am not aware of any such list. Each clerk of court has some online access to cases that have been filed in each county. You might be able to search those for cases dismissed, but even that will not tell you why the case was dismissed.
William Head's answer 29 over the limit gets you a hefty fine, and 4 points. Depending on the roadway you were on, this may also trigger a GA super speeder ticket, which is a $200 TAX that is assessed by the State of Georgia, AFTER your traffic ticket is resolved.
Hiring a traffic lawyer, who is familiar with your court is your best bet, unless you simply have a lot of free time to deal with this. Plus, you will be unfamiliar with the many options and alternatives that a good traffic ticket lawyer can find....
John W. Chambers Jr's answer There are technical requirements with which you must comply to file restated articles. If you wish to do this without retaining the services of an attorney, you will need to research and follow the applicable statute. I recommend that you retain the services of an attorney to help you with this matter.
William Head's answer Not legally. Each state taxes citizens and businesses on their regulated products that are fueled by addictions. Booze, cigarettes, drugs, marijuana --- are easy targets for legislators to generate tax money.
When you get a regulated product in a less costly state, and bring it here to GA, you violate the tax law.
John W. Chambers Jr's answer Generally, with an S corporation, if you are working in the business, you would have to pay yourself a reasonable salary and the balance of profits could be distributed to you as the shareholder. You should consult with a certified public accountant or tax attorney regarding your obligations with an S corporation, including the requirements regarding payment of salary and distribution of profits.
Jonathan R. Roth's answer First change the checking account to 2 signatures. cancel all debit cards. Then confront your partner and work the controversy out. If you cannot resolve it then you need to sue him and dissolve the business.
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