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May 2020 Corporate Dissolution

DeAngelis Legal dissolved several entities that had either sold their assets or had terminated their business operations.  Taking the time to formally and correctly terminate the entity with the Arizona Corporation Commission reduces the risk of identity fraud and accelerates the statute of limitations so future claims are barred.  DeAngelis Legal advised the owners on [...]

By |2020-07-04T16:20:28-07:00June 15th, 2020|Entity Formation, Recent Projects, Business Services|Comments Off on May 2020 Corporate Dissolution

May 2020 Entity Formation

DeAngelis Legal formed several new entities from standard real estate holding companies to entities created to capitalize on opportunities caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.  DeAngelis Legal assisted the clients in identifying the correct entity, including the clients' perspectives on privacy, liability protection, complexity and income tax preferences.  DeAngelis Legal prepared the formation documents including articles [...]

By |2020-07-04T16:15:14-07:00June 15th, 2020|Entity Formation, Business Services, Protecting Family Wealth|Comments Off on May 2020 Entity Formation

April 2020 Business Legal Services

DeAngelis Legal spent a substantial amount of time advising business owners with employment, insurance, real estate and operational matters caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, essentially acting as in-house counsel for those businesses who are not large enough to hire full time legal counsel.  On the employment side, we reviewed employment handbooks and assisted owners with [...]

By |2020-07-04T16:01:54-07:00May 15th, 2020|Business Services, Homepage|Comments Off on April 2020 Business Legal Services

Pandemic Planning for Businesses

DeAngelis Legal’s pandemic planning for businesses is a list of topics you should address in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.  For individual topics see Pandemic Planning for Individuals. CARES Act for Businesses. The CARES Act has significant financial benefits for businesses, including employee retention credits, payroll tax deferral, pension funding deferral and income tax relief. A [...]

By |2020-04-28T18:15:27-07:00April 27th, 2020|Past Newsletters, Business Services, Protecting Family Wealth|Comments Off on Pandemic Planning for Businesses

March 2020 General Business

DeAngelis Legal assisted its business clients with a variety of COVID-19 related issues.  These ranged from employee matters, reviewing and negotiating forbearance agreements with lenders and landlords and interpreting force majeure clauses.  We are only scratching the surface of the impact the virus is going to have on businesses and their operations going forward.

By |2020-04-28T18:24:30-07:00April 15th, 2020|Recent Projects, Business Services|Comments Off on March 2020 General Business

CARES Act for Businesses

Below are some of the top tax-related provisions for businesses contained in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Congress’s gigantic economic stimulus package that the President signed into law on March 27, 2020.  For provisions related to individuals see CARES Act for Individuals Employee Related Relief Employee retention credit for employers. Eligible employers [...]

By |2020-04-27T18:40:20-07:00March 27th, 2020|Business Services|Comments Off on CARES Act for Businesses

Planning for Trust Administration

Trust Administration Administrating a trust post-death should be as easy as your successor trustee accepting the responsibility for the trust, taking control of the assets, satisfying creditors and following the trust’s distribution provisions. Unfortunately, we are seeing longer administration times, most of which could have been greatly reduced with minimal upfront planning. Recent examples we [...]

By |2020-01-25T20:12:28-07:00January 25th, 2020|Past Newsletters, Probate and Trust Administration, Succession Planning, Protecting Family Wealth|Comments Off on Planning for Trust Administration

November 2019 Corporate Dissolutions

Represented several clients with the formal dissolution of their closely held entities.  A dentist, an anesthesiologist and a real estate investor all had wound down their operations and chose to formally dissolve their entities with the corporation commission to cut off future creditors.  DeAngelis Legal assisted each client with the preparation of a plan of [...]

By |2020-01-25T19:13:04-07:00December 15th, 2019|Entity Formation, Recent Projects, Business Services, Homepage|Comments Off on November 2019 Corporate Dissolutions

October 2019 Mergers and Acquisitions

For the third month in a row a private equity group and their national law firm insisted on the transaction being structured as an “F-reorganization” for tax purposes.  For a description of this type of transaction see https://www.deangelislegal.com/business-services/mergers-acquisitions/.  DeAngelis Legal was brought in after the letter of intent, but assisted the new construction client with [...]

By |2019-12-20T16:41:06-07:00November 15th, 2019|Recent Projects, Mergers & Acquisitions, Homepage|Comments Off on October 2019 Mergers and Acquisitions