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Limitations for importing from China to US

If a US small business company would want to import products from China ( possibly tax-free or low-tax, mostly beauty, cosmetics and fashion products - below $10,000), what are the limitations, taxes, ...
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How can i protect my self from contract termination in Germany?

I was offered a job position in Germany, this contract gives me the right to buy shares in the company (GmbH) after working for 4 years in this position. As I understood if I quit or my employer ends ...
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Is it legal for a publishing company to have a name containing “entertainment” in it?

Imagine a writer opens a LLC in the state of Wyoming for selling their books on Amazon. Is he allowed to name the company "Horror and Fury Entertainment" (provided there are no other ...
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If a New Mexico anonymous LLC must register in California as a foreign LLC (for doing business in CA), does the LLC lose its anonymity?

If a New Mexico anonymous LLC is required to register in California as a foreign LLC because it does business in the state of California, does that company as a whole lose some or all of its anonymity?...
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any restrictions on transferring money from personal to business account

I'm starting a company and was wondering if I can use the income from my day job to fund my company until things are up and running. Basically I'd transfer funds from my personal account to the ...
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What to do if you are sued for company name that resemble an existing company name in the UK? [closed]

I've been sued by Oracle for company name under the provisions of section 69(0) of the Companies Act 2006 (the Act) in The Company Names tribunal in the UK. My company name is JAVASCRIPT CONSULTING ...
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Changing NYS LLC mailing address

United State, NY state here. I'd like to change my 1-man LLC's official mailing address with the state. To my surprise, it looks like when I filed the original Articles of Organization over a year ...
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Starting limited company in UK - different classes of shares

We are starting a limited (by shares) company with partner (in England). We wanted to model it in way that I have 70% of dividend and capital distribution rights and my partner 30%, but we both have ...
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Is it a myth that a single owner LLC protect the owner's personal assets?

I own 100% ownership of an LLC. I started this LLC because everyone gave me advice that if the company is sued, the banks won't go after my car, my house or etc. As I dig deeper into the legal ...
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Can a plaintiff in a fiduciary breach of trust sue a particular director instead of the company?

I heard this story from Peter (not actual name): Peter co-founded a company with John. John earns 80% of shares while Peter owns 20% of shares. John being greedy empties all company coffers ...
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Can a co-founder sue another co-founder from company constituitional infringements using courts of another country?

Say a company is incorporated in Dubai. All Shareholders live in Australia. A co-founder does something against the company constitution, such as diluting other co-founder shares. Can the other co-...
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Can I loan money to my LLC by directly paying for an expense (rather than putting the money in the LLC's account first)?

I have an LLC that is transitioning from one state to another. A check has been written to empty the old bank account and has been deposited in the new bank account, but I do not yet have a debit ...
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How Are LLC Liabilities Prioritized? e.g. Are Bank Loans Paid Before Legal Settlements?

Consider an LLC that owns a rental home worth $700,000 and has bank debt of $500,000. A renter slips, falls, sues, and wins a $300,000 settlement. Is the bank debt senior to the lawsuit, leaving the ...
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What addresses can be a primary place of business for an LLC in Florida?

According to the Florida "SunBiz" website, the Article of Organization must list a "Principal Place of Business Address" in addition to a mailing address and the registered agent ...
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Can I use the same LLC for different business activities?

For example, can I use the same LLC to drive for Uber and for working on computer repairs?
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Company limited by guarantee - can minors be guarantors?

In the case of companies described as a "Private company limited by guarantee without share capital", I understand that all Members of the company act as guarantors. In the case of it ...
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What is the effective date of a new shareholder?

Suppose a soon to be shareholder (New Shareholder) subscribes to become a shareholder of an LLC (Company A) on 1 November 2000 through a subscription letter. New Shareholder transfer cash to the ...
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Bypass SSN Requirement for Independent Contractors

I work in a sales organization, knife selling, and we hire pretty much anyone who is interested. We got a guy walking through in a college, who was interested, but did not have a social security ...
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legal to use company property for personal use?

I own an LLC (limited liability company) in Arizona, United States. More accurately, I am the sole member. I have no creditors, no investors, no board, no on else to worry about. This is federally ...
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How can I protect myself as a minority shareholder when I don't have the money to pay legal fees?

I'm about to sell shares to an angel who is going to become the majority shareholder of my company. The money will go into the company as new shares. I can only pocket it through salary agreements. ...
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How did facebook got away from fiduciary lawsuit when they diluted Saverin's shares?

Saverin eventually settled out of the court, for 5% equity. But why didn't he proceed for his original 30% equity when it was clear that facebooks majority shareholders failed to exercise the ...
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How would a minority share holder VETO power be provisioned in a company constitution?

To protect minority shareholder and potentially attract investors, a company would give minority shareholders the power to veto certain decisions. Typically decisions that would erode their ...
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Share option pool in UK template of articles of association

This is a hypothetical situation. Suppose person A wants to incorporate a company in the UK, hold all shares, and include the option to issue shares to other people, such as "late co-founder" B or ...
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Can a nonprofit be a subsidiary of a for profit?

I have seen many results for a for profit being a subsidiary of a non profit, but not the other way around. I know there are some conflict of interest laws and was wondering if any of you can link me ...
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Easiest way to modify LLC control?

I need to create a two member LLC. Initially the LLC will need to be fully controlled by one person, but in the future control will have to change to be 50/50. What is the easiest / safest way to ...
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Can a company make an ethical commitment to customers that survives even when it's sold?

TL;DR: Suppose a company has made a specific ethical commitment to its customers. When selling that company, is it possible for the seller to prevent the buyer from reneging on or dropping that ...
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Employee Stock Ownership as long as Employee Stays in the Company, What Kind of Nonsense is This?

Recently a friend of mine has received a stock buy offer from its company. The company offered to sell a specific amount of the company shares with a nice discount rate, because he was in a critical ...
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Do you loose liability protection if doing work for your LLC on your personal computer?

Do you have potential of loosing liability protection if doing work for your LLC on your personal computer (ie. a computer purchased with personal funds and not accounted for as being owned by the LLC)...
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Can an LLC make a DBA that ends in “LLC” or “Co” in California?

As the title states, I'm interested in making a DBA for an LLC that gives some indication that it's a company rather than an sole proprietorship DBA. Can the DBA terminate in "LLC" or "Co"? Most ...
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What does upon conversion mean?

What does it mean when an investor say "I will give you $100k in exchange for 10% equity upon conversion"? What does upon conversion exactly mean in layman's terms?
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What happens to past legal liabilities after changing from self-employed to a limited liability company?

If a self-employed worker takes on contract jobs and then later on, after finishing any of those jobs, changes their business into a limited liability company, Who is responsible for any liabilities ...
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Company holding own shares in trust

If the assets of a trust includes shares in a company, can that company be appointed as trustee of that trust? It's not clear to me how section 259A of the Corporations Law works in this situation.
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What happens if a LLC Member fills out the LLC license with Malicious intent in the state of Mississippi

If There are 2 members of a LLC and a verbal agreement in which one Partner has 65% of the company and the other Partner had 35% of the company but the Partner with 35% of the company set up the LLC ...
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How does a flow-through LLC own assets?

A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a business under US law with the following characteristics: Establishes a "corporate veil" of limited liability, such that creditors or lawsuits can only go after ...
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Sales tax nexus in Illinois for a “startup”?

I had a question around whether I would fall into sales tax nexus in Illinois. I have read through Illinois’ Revenue and tax information(https://www2.illinois.gov/rev/Businesses/Pages/default.aspx) ...
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How to draft LLC resolutions?

I'm starting an LLC and I'm having trouble understanding the concept of resolutions. It seems pretty simple, but I'm afraid of getting it wrong. I have a lot of experience working with bylaws in ...
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How to act in name of company rather than natural person by e-mail etc?

It makes a difference for tax and liability reasons if an action is done by a natural person vs a legal entity. How to make sure that actions are ascribed to the legal entity rather than one's ...
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How can I check a UK company's public documents?

I am interested in the articles of association and shareholder's agreement of a UK company. Where can I find them?
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Can OSHA fine the owner and sole worker of a LLC

Let's say a person owns a Limited Liability Company and he is the only worker for the same. He hires out to a construction worker and is on the job without his hardhat. OSHA shows up and promptly ...
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What are the implications of US LLC state and foreign entities?

Let's say I'm a confetti enthusiast. Confetti for parties, confetti for halloween decorations, confetti for everything. In this hypothetical example, I want to sell confetti online, and in person when ...