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Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Pump-and-Dump Definition

January 13, 2022

Via: Investopedia

Pump-and-dump is a manipulative scheme that attempts to boost the price of a stock or security through fake recommendations. These recommendations are based on false, misleading, or greatly exaggerated statements. The perpetrators of a pump-and-dump scheme already have an established […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Small Change in Colorado Law Could Have Large Effect: Criminalizing Restrictive Covenants

January 13, 2022

Via: National Law Review

Colorado statutory law has traditionally limited enforcement of restrictive covenants. C.R.S. § 8-2-113, entitled “Unlawful to intimidate worker – agreement not to compete,” provides that all contractual restrictions on a person’s post-employment competitive activity are “void” unless they fit into […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Gifts Of Equity Can Produce Unexpected Tax Pitfalls

January 11, 2022

Via: JD Supra

Tax issues, said Neil V. Carbone, partner at Farrell Fritz, P.C., in New York, include gift tax and income tax. A sale for less than fair market value involves a partial gift. If the amount of the gift exceeds certain […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

FTC Inflation-Adjusted Civil Penalty Amounts for 2022

January 7, 2022

Via: Investopedia

The Federal Trade Commission has adjusted the maximum civil penalty dollar amounts for violations of 16 provisions of law the agency enforces, as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act (FCPIAA) Improvements Act of 2015. This Act directs […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Ordinary Income Definition

January 6, 2022

Via: Investopedia

What Is Ordinary Income? Ordinary income is any type of income earned by an organization or an individual that is taxable at ordinary rates. It includes (but is not limited to) wages, salaries, tips, bonuses, commissions, rents, royalties, short-term capital […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Tax Refund Definition

January 6, 2022

Via: Investopedia

What Is a Tax Refund? A tax refund is a reimbursement to a taxpayer for any excess amount paid to the federal government or a state government. While taxpayers tend to look at a refund as a bonus or a […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Demonetization Definition

January 5, 2022

Via: Investopedia

What Is Demonetization? Demonetization is the act of stripping a currency unit of its status as legal tender. It occurs whenever there is a change in national currency. The current form or forms of money is pulled from circulation and […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Tax Haven Definition

January 5, 2022

Via: Investopedia

What Is a Tax Haven? A tax haven is a country that offers foreign businesses and individuals minimal or no tax liability for their bank deposits in a politically and economically stable environment. They have tax advantages for corporations and […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Hiring Family Members: What You Need to Know

January 4, 2022

Via: Fit Small Business

Hiring family members to work in your small business, especially when it is growing quickly, may seem like a perfect solution. However, there are some legal, tax, and operational issues to consider. Additionally, even though hiring family members is generally […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Yield Definition

January 4, 2022

Via: Investopedia

What Is a Yield? Yield refers to the earnings generated and realized on an investment over a particular period of time. It’s expressed as a percentage based on the invested amount, current market value, or face value of the security. […]