Business and Finance

Why Are Savvy California Entrepreneurs Opting for LLCs for Their Properties? In the vibrant economic landscape of California, savvy entrepreneurs are constantly seeking innovative strategies to safeguard their investments and maximize their financial health. One such strategy gaining traction is transferring property ownership into a Limited Liability Company (LLC). But why...

Embracing the Future with Confidence Focusing on the present often takes precedence as young couples embark on life's journey together. However, the aspect of estate planning, though seemingly distant, is a crucial step towards securing a stable and well-prepared future. This guide emphasizes why estate planning is not just a task...

Starting a business in California is an exciting endeavor, and one of the primary decisions you'll face is choosing the right type of business entity. Each entity type has its advantages, disadvantages, and legal implications. Here at Guideway Legal, we want to ensure you have a clear understanding so you...

4 Things to Know Before Incorporating a Business Incorporating a business is an important decision that will significantly impact your life in the present and future. It is a critical decision, and you need to consider several factors before moving forward with it. But that's no reason to take the stress!  Here...

Employers with 5+ employees must offer a retirement program or face fines Employers may not realize that we’re inching up on the final registration deadline for the CalSavers mandate that will impact every business with five or more employees. What many small business owners still don’t know about CalSavers CalSavers (Senate Bill 1234)...

While Covid has disrupted our lives in ways that few emergencies have before, it has also cleared the way for an economic boom and social revival. The New York Times’ David Brooks is calling it the “American Renaissance”. Brooks describes how West Germany and Japan endured widespread devastation during World War...

There’s a new scam in town, and they're waiting for Elon Musk Scammers are now preying on those who have been investing in the Cryptocurrency market. Crypto’s been a wild ride, with a huge surge in prices, then a plunge. The most important feature of Cryptocurrency is that it is not...

We all thought the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was a done deal—that’s how naive we were. Proposed nearly a century ago, the ERA is periodically propelled forward. Some of us remember the National Organization for Women (NOW) passionately advocating for the ERA's passage in the 70s. But the clock ran...

Jane Matthews built a successful business as a video and movie script writer while homeschooling her nine-year-old autistic daughter and shuttling her 15-year-old son to his accelerated science classes at the local college. Her husband’s sales job means that he travels frequently and is unavailable for day-to-day help with the...

I just read about a taxpayer (in this case, we’re using the term loosely), whom we’ll call Victor. He has a good job, has raised three kids and put them all through college. He saves for retirement. His taxes are regularly withheld from his paycheck, so there are probably no...

California’s Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5) took effect on January 1, 2020. The bill is an effort to curtail the hiring of independent contractors that leaves many workers without the stability that comes with employee status—healthcare benefits, a retirement account and accrued vacation time. AB-5 is an effort to force companies to...