Our Corporate Law Attorney Blog

As an experienced corporate attorney, A.J. Yolofsky has helped corporate clients at all stages of forming and running a business in South Florida—and around the world. Read his blog posts to learn more about how his insights can help you grow your business.

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  • The Importance of Leaving a Business Legacy As a business leader, you have the ability to make an impact, inspire future generations and leave a legacy of your leadership. But too often, leaders in the business world fail to consider how to accomplish these lofty goals until it’s too late. Leaving a business legacy isn’t as simple as wisely planning your retirement. …
  • How Microfinancing May Change the Borrowing Landscape for Your Business In the past, small businesses relied on bank loans when in need of extra funds. Although new to the scene, microfinancing now offers additional flexible funding alternatives for small businesses. Originally used to fund entrepreneurs in underdeveloped countries who lacked the resources, credit history and stability to pursue traditional finance options, microloans are now helping …
  • Floridians Are Often the Target of Telephone Scams It can be embarrassing to fall for a phone scam, but that should not stop you from seeking legal help to fix the problem. Don't suffer more than you have to.
  • Avvo Legal Guide: The 4 Pillars of a Solid Business Foundation This excerpt, courtesy of A.J. Yolofsky, Family Business Laywer®, was originally published on Avvo. The guide can be read in full here. This guide will give you information about the four pillars upon which every business foundation is based. Ignoring your business’ foundation means you are essentially flying by the seat of your pants not …
  • A Comprehensive Guide to Small Business Audits Audits can happen to any business. Small businesses are no exception. The IRS can conduct an audit on your business when your tax filing contains questionable deductions, your business is of particular interest to the IRS or by random selection. Contrary to popular belief, being audited doesn’t necessarily mean you did anything wrong. And for …
  • How Small Business Marketing, Legal and Financial Decisions Mix Running a small business often means you play a jack-of-all-trades. Whether it’s drafting client contracts or taking inventory, it’s likely you have a hand in all aspects of your business. Marketing is no exception. And knowing how to create an efficient small business marketing plan can be difficult, especially when you might not be sure …
  • How to Maximize Your Home Office Deduction If you work from home, you may be eligible for tax deductions on part of the rent or mortgage payments you make, but you may be afraid this puts you at risk of a tax audit. And, rightly so. Calculating your home office deduction properly can minimize your taxes and keep you out of risk. The …
  • Is Your Payment and Agreement Process Losing You Money? If you get paid for a service, collecting payment is the lifeblood of your company. And, yet, if you are like most people, you’ve made it an afterthought. Indeed, few companies and individuals have given deep consideration to how their clients and customers interpret and understand the agreement presented. For example, I recently got a …
  • Prepping for Tax Day? Here Are Some Tips While tax day here in the United States is not until April 15, if you own a business and you intend to follow the rules, you’ve already started scrambling. 1099s were due to your independent contractors February 1, and if you are filing an S or C-Corp tax return, it’s due March 15, and then …
  • Thinking About Small Business Bankruptcy? Although often perceived as a worst case scenario, bankruptcy can be an appropriate way for small businesses to recover from unmanageable debt by reorganization, reducing personal liability or liquidating business assets. Sometimes small businesses (or their owners) must turn to bankruptcy when cash flow slows or business expenses cannot be met. There are three types …