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October 2018 LLC Formation and Termination

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 [...]

By | 2018-11-18T15:14:56+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Entity Formation, Recent Projects, Business Services, Protecting Family Wealth|Comments Off on October 2018 LLC Formation and Termination

October 2018 Real Estate

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.

By | 2018-11-18T15:06:00+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Real Estate, Recent Projects|Comments Off on October 2018 Real Estate

Choice of Entity – Types and Uses of Legal Entities

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 [...]

By | 2018-10-23T14:01:36+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Real Estate, Past Newsletters, Entity Formation, Business Services, Protecting Family Wealth|Comments Off on Choice of Entity – Types and Uses of Legal Entities

199A Pass through Deduction

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 [...]

By | 2018-10-23T14:48:06+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Entity Formation, Business Services, Homepage|Comments Off on 199A Pass through Deduction

June 2018 Formation of Entities

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.

By | 2018-07-19T18:36:40+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Entity Formation, Recent Projects, Homepage|Comments Off on June 2018 Formation of Entities

May 2018 Entity Re-organization

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.

By | 2018-10-21T17:17:24+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Recent Projects, Mergers & Acquisitions|Comments Off on May 2018 Entity Re-organization

April 2018 Arizona LLC Act signed into law April 10, 2018

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-15T18:29:35+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Entity Formation, Recent Projects, Business Services, Homepage|Comments Off on April 2018 Arizona LLC Act signed into law April 10, 2018

April 2018 Contract Terms of Service and Privacy Policy Update

Have you seen those annoying emails from websites recently notifying you of changes to their contract terms of service and privacy policy? DeAngelis Legal recently reviewed and revised a new website's terms and privacy policy in preparation for launch. Keeping contract terms relevant is an important part of protecting your business.

By | 2018-05-15T18:30:12+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Recent Projects, Business Services, Homepage|Comments Off on April 2018 Contract Terms of Service and Privacy Policy Update

Contract Documentation

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-15T18:50:10+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Business Services, Protecting Family Wealth|Comments Off on Contract Documentation

March 2018 Business and Complex Estate Plan Review

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-15T18:31:38+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Federal Estate Tax, Recent Projects, Estate Planning, Business Services, Homepage|Comments Off on March 2018 Business and Complex Estate Plan Review