Exit Planning for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

Many business owners have only a vague idea of how they will exit from their current businesses. They have a general notion that when the time is right they will sell their business and retire or that their children will take over the business someday. Many business...

Big Changes for Florida LLCs

Recently, the Florida legislature adopted a new limited liability company act. This new Florida LLC Act (the “Revised Act”) will be codified in Chapter 605 of the Florida Statutes and becomes effective on January 1, 2014. Initially, it will apply to all LLCs in...

Corporate Alert – 2013 Certificate of Status Renewal

Recently we reported a scam involving a mailing to business owners indicating that they were required to file “annual minutes” with the Florida Department of State or pay a fee to “complete their articles of incorporation.” The opportunists are back at it and there is...