Top 10 Elements of Operating Agreements for LLCs

Top 10 Elements of Operating Agreements for LLCs

Top 10 Elements of Operating Agreements for LLCs Congratulations! You have formed a limited liability company (LLC) through the Secretary of State. “That seemed so easy! My business partner(s) and I have got this – we don’t need to hire that exceptionally sassy...
Tax Credits and Incentives for Businesses

Tax Credits and Incentives for Businesses

Tax Credits and Incentives for Businesses If you are one of the 5.5 million businesses in the U.S., tax season is right around the corner for you (again!). The question is: are you paying too much or leaving money on the table?  We recently partnered with David...
First Year Tax Deductions

First Year Tax Deductions

First Year Tax Deductions As business owners ourselves, we know how important it is to stay on top of taxes and to make the process as easy as possible to file accurately and on time. At Schaffer Law Firm, we complete a third quarter fiscal review with our accounts...
Trademarks: What’s In A Name?

Trademarks: What’s In A Name?

Trademarks: What’s In A Name? I’m sure it’s cheesy to start a blog with the phrase “what’s in a name?”, but I’m going to do it anyways. Not only is it a profound statement (seriously, ponder it for a moment), but it really sums up what this post is all about. The name...
5 Lessons Learned In 5 Years of Business

5 Lessons Learned In 5 Years of Business

5 Lessons Learned In 5 Years of Business Five years ago today, I “officially” started Schaffer Law Firm. I use quotations because, like most entrepreneurs, I had been thinking about it nonstop and preparing relentlessly for the day. I was a brand new baby lawyer at...

You Can’t Be Half Pregnant

You Can’t Be Half Pregnant I’m sure many of you are wondering what on earth being pregnant has to do with business or legal issues. Surprisingly, quite a bit! Before I dive in, a caveat: I do not have any children of my own at this time, although I am the proud...