For small businesses with more than one co-owner, planning for an exit strategy from the outset is extremely important. This article discusses how the drafting of a buy-sell agreement can reduce the risks when one of the co-owners leaves the company,...
If you are a Homeowner, General Contractor, Design Professional, Architect, Engineer, Landscape Architect, Surveyor, Subcontractor, Material Supplier, or a Real Estate Agent you need to read this article for information about: Breach of...
Learn how to elect to have your LLC taxed as an S corporation, and find out some of the benefits and drawbacks of such an election.
Individuals thinking about buying a small business should consider simply purchasing the target company's assets, as opposed to acquiring its shares.
These are the essential legal steps to consider when starting up a brewery in the State of Oregon.
Purchasing an established small business is a great way to be a business owner while minimizing some of the risk associated with a start up. A business with an established product, client base, and brand name will allow you to jump right into...
Choosing a corporate entity depends on the specific facts of each situation, and new business owners often fail to recognize all of the consequences when the wrong entity is selected at the outset.
Don't make the mistake of mischaracterizing your employees as independent contractors. Simply calling a worker an independent contractor, even in a signed, written contract, does not mean that the law will recognize the worker as such.
83(b) elections are one of the critical issues that small businesses should consider when issuing stock.
This guide serves as a brief legal background on Oregon benefit companies