Created several new limited liability companies (LLCs). DeAngelis Legal represented a couple current and new clients with the formation of LLCs. DeAngelis Legal assisted the clients with entity type selection and tax classification, preparing the formation documents and filing the Articles with the Arizona Corporation Commission for approval. DeAngelis Legal also terminated one entity which was [...]
Represented two separate clients with the purchase of residential real estate. In each case DeAngelis legal assisted with the review of the purchase contract, title commitment and exceptions, including the CC&Rs, and the closing documents.
Choice of Entity The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed in December of 2017 reduced the income tax rate on corporations and pass through entities. The Act, coupled with an increase in business activity in Arizona, has created a lot of questions about the appropriate choice of entity, i.e., what is the best type of [...]
On August 8, 2018 the IRS issued regulations interpreting the new 20% deduction for qualified business income (QBI) created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act -- signed into law on December 22, 2017 (“TCJA”), also known as the 199A Pass Through Deduction. Here's a summary of the basic rules: What is the 199A pass through [...]
Represented several different entrepreneurs with the formation of entities in the medical and construction industries. DeAngelis Legal assisted with the entity selection, structure and prepared the necessary formation documents for the entities which included a comprehensive shareholders agreement, bylaws and employment agreements for one entity and an operating agreement for the other.
Represented husband and wife with reorganization of their various real estate and construction entities. Couple had several entities, an operating company and properties held outside the structure. DeAngelis legal reviewed and updated the corporate structure to limit their liability exposure and address income tax compliance issues. We also prepared the deeds and governing instruments.
Quinn has been participating on the State Bar's Business Law Section committee reviewing and drafting Arizona's new Limited Liability Company Act that was signed into law April 10, 2018. He is also on the panel of speakers introducing the legislation at the State Bar Convention in June. The Act does not become effective until September [...]
Contract Documentation Contract documentation is another way to minimize risk. Whether it is a core business contract or the construction of a personal residence, most contracts understandably focus on price and payment terms, but the other “boilerplate” provisions are equally important. Every month we prepare or review contracts that attempt to shift the responsibility [...]
Represented couple with a comprehensive review of their general business and complex estate plan documents. Husband and wife had 12 entities, 3 irrevocable trusts and a revocable trust. DeAngelis Legal analyzed the structure and documents and provided a comprehensive summary of their business and estate plan with recommendations to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of [...]