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Are directors employees of the company?

Directors tell the company what to do but most directors also get paid for their services. Does that make directors employees of the company?
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Accounting: How to expense income that hasn't been spent yet?

sorry if the question isn't a great fit here, though I do see other small business type questions here. I don't have a business yet, but I'm thinking of starting one. A question I have, especially ...
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How can a F-2 visa holder establish a company but can't work inside the US?

As I searched about, I found that establishing a new company inside the US is allowed for everyone, but working inside the US is not allowed for certain type of visas like F-2 visa that is a student's(...
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Does COPPA require that users who provide PII while under 13, then turn 13 have their PII purged?

If there is a user of an online website who provides PII while under the age of 13, then later turns 13, would COPPA require that that person have their PII purged from that online website?
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Should a business owner pay two different taxes for one thing? (One tax for his company and the second tax for his income from that company)

Let's think David and Sara have a bicycle company(Each person owns 50% of the company). The company's annual revenue is $200,000 and net profit is $100,000. How much tax should they pay for the ...
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Are B5 FOIA exemptions only allowed for communication within the government?

In the a video from Peak Prosperity the claim is made that communcation between private individuals outside of the US government and an agency withing the US government can't be legally redacted under ...
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Starlink satellite debris — on liability and jurisdiction

If any Starlink satellites were to collide with each other or with other satellites, causing damage or destruction, would they incur any kind of legal liability? If so, under what jurisdiction?
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Can an estate be distributed against the will when all parties are in agreement?

I am learning about estates, wills, and probate courts. I am wondering about the following situation and procedures that may follow: Beneficiary 1 (or B1), the sole beneficiary stated on a will, was ...
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My deceased Cuban father had an US citizenship, is there any benefit for me?

My father born in Havana, Cuba in the 40's and in '56 he immigrated to the US. I have a card of that time that says "This is to certify that was admitted to the United States as an immigrant on 9/...
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Can you protect graphical designs through written form?

Let's say you design a spider-man costume, but instead of drawing it you write it. To what extent can you protect a graphical design through written form? Using common sense, I would say no since the ...
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How do you protect your intellectual property when you're about to write a screenplay?

How do you protect your intellectual property when you're about to write a screenplay? Is there any particular step you can take in order to make sure that the intellectual property stays firmly in ...
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Are there references to generally known public knowledge under U.S. law?

Under some European jurisdictions, the concept of information known by the broad public hence it requires no proof before the court exist and is accepted to be true unless proven otherwise. Does a ...
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Is a Director of an organization entitled to information on the D&O insurance?

A group of several churches have come together to form a high school, with each church electing one representative to serve on a Board of Directors. My church's director has been met with resistance ...
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What California law pertains to liens priority when an assignee in a deed of trust doesn't properly record their claim?

Question in title. Googled it and couldn't find anything
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Contract/Full-time employment [closed]

For the last 2 years, I've been working as a paralegal on a contract (not full-time) base in a small law firm but recently my supervisor suggested hiring me as a full-time employee. The thing is, I'm ...
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What state or country can have criminal or civil proceedings?

The hypothetical scenario below occurs in the United States. Suppose I live in State A, but am on vacation to State B. While on vacation, suppose someone living in State C, but currently in State D, ...
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Copyright on scripts and procedurally generated artwork using GPL software

Using Blender as an example, suppose I programmatically create an artwork using the API that it provides and then proceed to sell this work to someone. My understanding is that I still own the ...
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Under article 128 of Narcotic law in Indonesia, Users are protected from being charged under what laws?

http://www.flevin.com/id/lgso/translations/JICA%20Mirror/english/4868_UU_35_2009_e.html Article 128 (3) Narcotics addicts that are old enough as referred to in Article 55 paragraph (2) are currently ...
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Direct sales outside of schools

Is it illegal to do direct sales (as in approach parents of students) outside of school gates and market ones tuition business? I got warned by the members of staff at the school to leave the area or ...
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Legal obligations regarding customer ratings and reviews

As a user, I expect user ratings and reviews (on shops like Amazon or review sites like IMDb) to provide an independent information about a product. I'm aware reviews could still be biased (e.g. ...
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Cost of reallocation on changing employer

An employee joined a job 2 years ago. Initially, the employer paid him for re-allocation fees as stated in the contract. The contract also states that "Under our relocation policy, leavers with ...
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When I move to Pennsylvania, will the State Jury selection system keep track of when I was called to serve in my previous state?

Background I recently moved to Pennsylvania from Massachusetts. Three years ago in MA I was called for state jury duty. I remember the officer there explained to me that being called for state jury ...
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Is licensing your contributions to stack exchange under CC0 legal?

Some users have added Everything I post on Stack Overflow is licensed to you under CC0 to their profiles. I would like to know whether this is legal, because as far as I know stack exchange uses CC4....
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Is it legal to use others Youtube videos on my website to teach people

First time in this exchange community, if my question needs editing please let me know. I'm wondering is it legal to use/embed youtube videos on my own website (domain in canada). What the website ...
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Unlicensed Practice of Law (UPL)

In certain Florida HOA issues, nonbinding arbitration (NBA) is required before taking the matter to litigation. NBA allows a "qualified representative" (QR), to represent a homeowner: ...
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The scope of GDPR and the right to be forgotten

I have three doubts about GDPR compliance in modern systems, specifically about the "Right to be forgotten" section in the GDPR. What I would really like to understand is whether the right ...
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A car rental company automatically pleads guilty, and pays a fine without letting me defend myself. Am I liable?

I live in Toronto, Canada. I use Enterprise CarShare. All dates are in 2021. My case can be distinguished from Can a rental car company require you to forfeit your right to fight a fine? was asked ...
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What is the legal basis under US law for prisoner swaps with Russia?

In 2010, the USA and Russia agreed to exchange prisoners. The political basis for such agreements is clear, but how does it work legally? Is there a formal agreement in international law between the ...
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Who is at fault for an under nourished animal?

There is a property near us where there is a horse that is under nourished, while I am not an animal expert, from what I can tell, the horse is probably a 2 on the health scale. The person who owns ...
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I have Power of Attorney for a single relative - do they need a Last Will and Testament also?

I have a properly notarized Power of Attorney letter for a single relative in Kentucky. Does that relative also need a Last Will and Testament, or does my PoA cover whatever may need to be done when ...
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Is a subsidiary partnership (i.e. where a General Partner (GP) owned 96% of the stock) also considered “wholly-owned” (i.e. by the GP)

I get how, according to US partnership constructive ownership attribution rules, a partner that has less than 5% of the partnership stock isn't treated as an owner. However does this also mean that a ...
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SEC Form D - Are Founders Investors? [migrated]

Main Question: Are Founders considered "investors" for purposed of filing the SEC's Form D? Context: I am starting a corporation with 2 others. We have set up Restricted Stock Purchase ...
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I just arrived to the US with the F-2 (student's dependent) visa, can I get an ITIN?

I just arrived to the US (from May 31 2021) and I want to get an ITIN. I have F-2 visa which depends on my wife's F-1 student visa. I want to know can I apply for ITIN just by filling out and sending ...
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Is it illegal to use my friend's employee discount login to save some money?

I'm in the market for a new Desktop, I met an online friend and he happens to be an Employee with a computer company that I want to buy from. He gets an employee's discount, he gives me his login and ...
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What war crime (if any) is being committed in this fictional story?

There are quite a few people claiming that, according to the Geneva Convention, the Humans in this story are committing a war crime using the alien POWs the way they are. https://www.reddit.com/r/HFY/...
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Why isn't double jeopardy overruled by new conclusive evidence?

I came across a murder case where the person was acquitted and evidence came out after the trial that she was guilty but she wasn't retried because of double jeopardy. The justice system is supposed ...
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Bob dies because Eve chose not to be vaccinated, is this a crime?

Bob is a clinically vulnerable adult that has a weak immune system. Eve is one of Bob's friends. Eve has been offered a vaccine for a widely spread and contagious disease that has the potential to ...
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Is asking police to justify their orders illegal?

From the BBC, WRT instructions by the police for people on the streets to move on: the legal niceties don't always matter: "The police will often just insist on people 'moving on' because they ...
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Crime records as a minor, does it affect sentencing as an adult?

Are crimes as minor kept in your records? And would they affect your sentencing as an adult? I am not asking about a specific jurisdiction, I just want to have a general idea.
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What is meant by the term “Foreign sovereign”?

What is meant by the term "Foreign sovereign"? It relates to the contract act.
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Using images downloaded from Freepik, pixabay etc

Can I legally use static vector images downloaded from freepik or pixabay to create my own animations and then sell them? Their license terms are a bit confusing for me. They say that I can use those ...
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Can the impeachment of the Indian president be judicially reviewed, or is it a violation of Article 122?

We know that impeachment of a president is quasi-judicial but does it mean that there can't be any judicial review. Is it a violation of Article 122?
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Is it legal to put a death row inmate in harm's way if their execution is near?

In Death Note, a serial killer named Kira is killing the world's criminals. All he needs is a name and a face. It's not too long before countries realize someone is targeting criminals and hire a ...
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Negotiating ‘Uplift overage’ on property (UK)

I am interested in purchasing a home nearby. The purchase is not insignificant, but it has only just been brought to my attention that the vendor has a ’uplift overage’ on a portion of the land that ...
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Is it legal for the court to force administer ABA therapy on autistic patients?

ABA therapy is a controversial field of psychological therapy. It trains an autistic person to behave in a socially-acceptable manner. Such training is extremely onerous for some autistic individuals....
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How to determine HOA rights for roof replacement

I live in a collection of townhouses (about 100) with an HOA. Certain blocks of townhouses share a roof, but they are fee simple and homeowners are legally responsible for their roofs, although the ...
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How is it Legal for sites like Udemy to charge more than 517% (Literally) to it's existing users?

If you search for any courses in Udemy, when you are not logged in and Incognito (important, as they do cookie tracking and mix ups with pixel track as well). You will see a significantly low price. ...
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Indian RPWD-2016: How a person having intellectual disability but not autism is categorised? or an autistic person with not intellectual disability

Indian RPWD-2016 removes the term "Mental retardation", and introduces the term Intellectual disability. However, this act classifies the term intellectual disability into Specific learning ...
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India: Can late-diagnosed or adult-diagnosed autistics get a disability certificate?

RPWD-2016, for the first time, recognises "autism spectrum disorder" as a valid disability. But it says INCLEN test and ISSA scoring are used for disability certification process according ...
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Sports Betting in India

Betting in India is illegal. However, only one side of it—running a book—is illegal on Indian soil, not placing bets. Now with the advent of online sports books, Indians can place bets with offshore ...

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