Beginning July 1, 2018, the law governing condominiums, co-ops, and planned communities of 12 or more units will change significantly. On that date, the Washington Uniform, and Interest Ownership Act (“WUCOIA”) will go into effect. WUCOIA was passed at the 11th hour of the 2018 legislative session, and as of this date, it has not […]
What is it, what does it do, and how does it affect you? What is WUCIOA? Earlier this year, the state legislature passed the Washington Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act (“WUCIOA” or “Act”). WUCIOA becomes effective July 1, 2018, and is Washington State’s first comprehensive set of regulations that apply across the board to condominiums, […]
From the Taxation Group What happens if I cannot pay my tax bill in full by the deadline? If you cannot pay your taxes in full by the deadline to file an extension for your tax return, you will receive a notice from the IRS reporting the amount you owe, plus penalties and interest. This […]
From the Estate Planning and Probate Group While many people prefer to leave an inheritance to their child or grandchild in a trust, they incorrectly assume that once a minor reaches maturity a trust is no longer needed or advantageous. On the contrary, significant benefits can be obtained by leaving the assets in trust for […]
Keep the integrity of your company’s brand intact by trademarking your company’s name, logo or tag line.
From the Estate Planning and Probate Group Many individuals know that lifetime gifts to children and other loved ones can reduce or eliminate estate taxes otherwise due upon death. Yet many are not aware of the options to leverage their gifts to produce even greater tax savings. This FAQ will review the benefits of making gifts and […]
From the Health Care Group The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”) is the most sweeping healthcare law in decades. It has three overarching tenets: All persons will be required to obtain health insurance or pay a tax penalty; All health insurance policies must comply with certain minimum requirements regarding the scope of […]
If you own or manage a website, there are many items to consider, below are ten of the more commonly asked about.
Intellectual Property (IP) can be anything from a particular manufacturing process to a company’s logo, a trade secret like a formula, or song lyrics.
It is time to select a trademark, what do you need to know? How do I select a strong trademark? What Is important when selecting a trademark?