Entity Formation

CTA Compliance Update – Seven Tips

Four months into complying with the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), we have picked up a few tips that we thought would be helpful to pass along. Background. The CTA is a federal registration program for business owners administered by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Compliance began January 1, 2024 and involves several disclosure requirements [...]

By |2024-04-30T12:01:43-07:00April 22nd, 2024|Past Newsletters, Entity Formation, Business Services, Homepage|Comments Off on CTA Compliance Update – Seven Tips

March 2024 Insurance Holding Company

A closely held corporate client had previously established a sophisticated shareholders agreement that provided for the purchase and sale of the entity’s shares upon certain triggering events. The purchase price was funded with large insurance policies on the lives of the shareholders.  Unfortunately, instead of naming the third-party trustee as the owner, the insurance agent [...]

By |2024-04-16T16:52:40-07:00April 15th, 2024|Recent Projects, Entity Formation, Succession Planning, Business Services, Protecting Family Wealth|Comments Off on March 2024 Insurance Holding Company

March 2024 Corporate Formations

Spring training was back in full swing this year, which meant agents were working hard and players were setting up their entities to hold endorsement deals and updating their estate plans before the season started.  DeAngelis Legal created several new entities for players to assist them with managing their endorsements and drafted new estate plans [...]

By |2024-04-16T16:40:11-07:00April 15th, 2024|Recent Projects, Entity Formation, Estate Planning, Business Services, Succession Planning, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on March 2024 Corporate Formations

January 2024 Estate Planning Update

Estate Planning Update January 2024 1. 2024 Annual Gift Tax Exclusion: increased to $18,000 per donor, per donee. 2. 2024 Gift and Estate Tax Exemption: increased to $13,610,000 per donor through 2025, see #6, an increase of $690,000. 3. Marital Deduction for Transfers to U.S. Spouse: remains unlimited. 4. 2023 Generation Skipping Tax Exemption: increased [...]

By |2024-01-22T20:10:52-07:00January 15th, 2024|Past Newsletters, Annual Estate Plan Updates, Entity Formation, Federal Estate Tax, Business Services|Comments Off on January 2024 Estate Planning Update

The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) – New Year. New Requirements.

Beginning January 1, 2024, the US Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) will require corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, trusts and other similar entities to disclose beneficial ownership information to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau within the US Department of the Treasury. The CTA aims to enhance financial transparency and strengthen anti-money laundering [...]

By |2024-01-18T19:14:48-07:00January 1st, 2024|Past Newsletters, Entity Formation|Comments Off on The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) – New Year. New Requirements.

August 2023 Estate Plan and Corporate Records Update

Scottsdale couple desired to update their estate plan and corporate records.  Complicating the planning were a mix of community and sole and separate assets, including a legal practice, long-standing construction company, children from a previous marriage and less than complete corporate records.  DeAngelis Legal worked with the couple to identify their objectives, discuss alternatives and [...]

By |2024-01-18T19:46:12-07:00September 15th, 2023|Recent Projects, Entity Formation, Estate Planning, Homepage|Comments Off on August 2023 Estate Plan and Corporate Records Update

June 2023 Entity Formation

Long time physician client decided to pursue temporary short term “locum tenens” work in lieu of W-2 employment at a hospital. DeAngelis Legal reviewed the client’s objectives, evaluated alternative forms of entity (corporation, llc, or llp) and prepared and filed the documentation necessary to form an Arizona corporation with a Subchapter “S” election. The client’s [...]

By |2023-07-09T12:15:05-07:00July 15th, 2023|Entity Formation, Recent Projects, Business Services, Protecting Family Wealth|Comments Off on June 2023 Entity Formation

April 2023 Corporate Restructure

A new Arizona resident desired to move their real estate business to Arizona from out of state. DeAngelis Legal worked with the client to evaluate alternative business structures, balancing income tax, estate tax and liability concerns. DeAngelis Legal drafted the new entities, domesticated entities from their home state and authorized other entities to do business [...]

By |2023-07-09T11:47:38-07:00May 15th, 2023|Recent Projects, Entity Formation, Business Services, Protecting Family Wealth|Comments Off on April 2023 Corporate Restructure

Corporate Records

Why do we spend so much time and energy on updating corporate records? Soon after the entity is created, business owners move on to growing their business and often fail to pay attention to the details of maintaining proper corporate records.  As a non-priority item, these tasks get pushed down and forgotten until an event [...]

By |2023-05-17T17:54:49-07:00April 20th, 2023|Past Newsletters, Entity Formation, Succession Planning, Protecting Family Wealth|Comments Off on Corporate Records
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