Legal News for Businesses

Since 2016, each individual small business owner filing single or married filing jointly is eligible for a “small business” income tax deduction (SBD) against their state income tax liability equal to 100% of the first $250,000 of business income the owner receives or is allocated...

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On July 17, 2019, Senate Bill 57, a bill decriminalizing industrial hemp cultivation and permitting possession of CBD oil derived from hemp was passed by the legislature and will be sent to the Governor for signature. Assuming it is signed (which is expected) it will...

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Garrett T. Senney has a PhD in Economics from The Ohio State University and works for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in Washington, DC.  Dr. Senney has graciously given us permission to publish his article below regarding banking a marijuana business. ...

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Investing in startup and growth-stage businesses has generally been limited to accredited investors.  Accredited investors are individuals with annual compensation of at least $200,000 for the last two years or a net worth of at least $1,000,000 (not counting personal residence).  Startups solicited accredited investors...

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Senate Bill 57, a bill decriminalizing industrial hemp cultivation and permitting possession of CBD oil derived from hemp was unanimously passed by the Senate on March 28 and moves now to the House for consideration. Hemp and marijuana are related, but actually two different plants. Hemp...

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