In certain situations, the sale of an operating entity as a going concern in a receivership proceeding is a viable alternative to seeking relief under the Bankruptcy Code. Receivership going-concern sales may be especially appropriate in complex situations where enterprise value is declining, but the company is not hopelessly insolvent. This article briefly highlights those conditions, factors, situations and circumstances that may contribute to or impede a successful going-concern transaction within a court-supervised commercial receivership.
Identity theft remains a top priority for the Internal Revenue Service in 2014. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes nationwide, and refund fraud caused by identity theft is one of the biggest challenges facing the IRS. This year, the IRS continues to take new steps and strong actions to protect taxpayers and help victims of identity theft and refund fraud.
Years ago, a family limited partnership (FLP) was little more than a clever loophole used almost exclusively by wealthy persons. But the FLP's mystique has diminished in recent years, making it a popular and effective estate-planning tool for many.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) now keeps a close eye on charities and social welfare organizations to ensure that their tax-exempt status is not abused. One of the primary factors the IRS now examines is the amounts of compensation and benefits provided by charities to their key employees
The Limited Liability Company ("LLC") gives its owner the liability protection of a corporation, combined with relatively informal management. The owners of an LLC are called Members, rather than shareholders or partners. An LLC can be formed in any of the 50 United States, and most states allow single-member LLC’s