The Top Five Considerations for Startups

Starting a new business can be both exciting and challenging. Protecting your business from day one can set you up for success and help you avoid costly litigation down the road. To help set you on the path to success, corporate attorney Liz Bitar covers the Top Five Considerations for Startups, including choice of entity, …

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Joe Hunt Joins Boston University School of Law Adjunct Faculty

MBBP corporate and tax attorney Joe Hunt has joined the adjunct faculty at Boston University School of Law as a Lecturer in the Graduate Tax Program. He will be teaching Life Cycle of a Business Venture during the Spring 2019 semester. The course is designed to provide students with a foundation to examine and compare …

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Tax Alert: South Dakota v. Wayfair 

On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, sweeping aside more than fifty years of Supreme Court jurisprudence in a 5-4 decision that will ultimately subject internet retailers to sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence. ACTION: The Court assumes software tools …

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Joe Hunt Speaking on Tax Panel about Choice of Business Entity

Tax attorney Joe Hunt will speak at the 7th Annual Tax Update held by M. Robinson & Company, Tax Law Specialists, on June 13 at Bentley University. The presentation will cover Qualified Business Income Tax Deduction, Foreign-Derived Intangible Deduction, Global Intangible Low Taxed Income Deduction, Wire Transfer Audits, and the IRS crackdown on cryptocurrency. Specifically, …

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MBBP Partners Participating in ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting 2018

       MBBP attorneys Jon Gworek, Scott Bleier, and Dave Czarnecki will take part in the ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting 2018. The meeting will be held from April 12-14 in Orlando and will include programs and meetings covering all areas of business law. Jon, who is immediate past PEVC Committee Chair and the …

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2018 Tax Reform: Life Sciences Update – April 24

Register today! On April 24th in our Waltham office, MBBP and Withum will host the 2018 Tax Reform: Life Sciences Update. Just like the life sciences industry is constantly changing and evolving, the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has done the same to the U.S. tax code. During this seminar, Shawn C. Henderson, CPA, …

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Tax Issues for Startups

In his article, Tax Issues for Startups, tax attorney Chip Wry summarizes some of the more significant federal income tax issues that founders may encounter in forming their companies, hiring and compensating employees and other service providers, and raising capital. Chip discusses tax on earnings, investor sensitivities, equity awards, financing terms, and other issues. Read the full …

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Joe Hunt Speaking at BU School of Law Tax Reform Roundtable

Tax attorney Joe Hunt will participate on a panel about tax reform at Boston University School of Law on Friday, February 16. The "Tax Reform Roundtable - Corporations" is being hosted by the Graduate Tax Program and is designed to address the effects of tax reform in different areas. This panel will focus on the …

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Summary of Significant Changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law a sweeping tax reform bill known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”) that introduced significant changes for individuals, corporations, and pass-through entities. In his article Summary of Significant Changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, tax attorney Joe Hunt summarizes …

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C Corporations and Pass-Through Entities Under the New Tax Regime

In selecting the form of organization for a business or investment entity, the owners typically must choose from among a C corporation, an S corporation and an entity, such as a limited liability company (“LLC”), classified as a partnership for tax purposes.  A C corporation is separately taxed on its income, with the owners generally …

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