Business Entity Formation

Growing and Soaring Video 7-Compensation and Incentives

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this seventh of eight videos of Episode 2: Growing and Soaring, which focuses on compensating employees with cash and real and synthetic equity. Continue reading

Growing and Soaring Video 6-Keeping the Business Fueled

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this sixth of eight videos of Episode 2: Growing and Soaring, which focuses on funding sources and funding types for business. Continue reading

Tax Bill – More on the New 20% Pass-Through Deduction

As I noted in a prior blog post, the new tax bill (TCJA) creates new Code Section 199A that provides for a 20% deduction for the non-wage portion of pass-through income. NOTE: The deduction is limited to 50% of an entity’s W-2 wages for married joint filers with income over $315,000 and single filers with income over $157,500. This deduction sunsets after 2025. Continue reading

Growing and Soaring Video 2-Getting to the Next Level

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this second of eight videos of Episode 2: Growing and Soaring, which focuses on the on strategies to get to the next level in business. Continue reading

Launching Your Business Video 4 – Choice of Entity

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this fourth and final video segment of Episode 1: Launching the Business, which focuses on considerations in choosing the right form of entity for your business. Continue reading

Launching Your Business Video 3 – Infrastructure and Professional Team Building

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this third video segment of Episode 1: Launching the Business, which focuses on building the proper infrastructure and choosing your professional team to assist you in starting a new business and building a more successful one. Continue reading

Launching Your Business Video – SWOT Analysis and Valuation Issues

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this second video segment of Episode 1: Launching the Business, which focuses on SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) and valuation strategies in starting a new business and building a more successful one. Continue reading

Launching Your Business Video-Mission, Vision, Goals, Objectives, Strategy and Tactics

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this first video segment of Episode 1: Launching the Business, which focuses on developing the mission statement, vision, goals, objectives, strategy and tactics in starting a new business and building a more successful one. Continue reading

Small Business Tax Proposals

Every year the President releases his proposed budget and every year the Treasury Department summarizes the tax provisions of the budget in its so-called “Green Book.”  For fiscal 2015, President Obama has proposed the following tax law changes that would affect small business (if enacted) in the following ways.… Continue reading