There are certain times when you may need a power of attorney. The Texas Power of Attorney lets someone else legally "stand in your place" to get the job done. Power of Attorney basics The person you appoint is legally going to "act as if they are you". The appointed person is called your "Agent". Or, you can appoint "Co-Agents" to act together. In addition, you can appoint an "Alternate … [Read more...] about Why you Need a Well-Prepared Power of Attorney
Abra esta publicación para ver el enlace en español. Small business owners often have their hands full on a daily basis and relaxation is in short supply. There is always a list of "to do's", one more thing to do, buy, read or set up. You know that your time is limited, so here is a short no-nonsense list on what to consider when planning for your business once you are gone. The three … [Read more...] about How to Plan for Your Small Business in Your Last Will & Testament
Cada año, alrededor del tiempo de impuestos, nos gusta recordar a nuestros clientes que revisen sus libros corporativos. Es un buen momento para actualizar los libros para los eventos del año pasado. O si ha sido más largo y ha pasado un tiempo. Los libros corporativos pueden ser libros, digitales o ambos. Lo importante es saber que mantenerlos actualizados bien vale la pena. Los libros … [Read more...] about CONSEJOS PARA PEQUEÑAS EMPRESAS – REUNIONES CORPORATIVAS VIRTUALES Y ACTUALIZACIÓN DE LIBROS CORPORATIVOS
As of today, here is what the Texas Workforce Commission has to say on this subject: Page link here. Please make sure to check the TWC site directly (rather than this blog), before making any important decisions on this subject. This situation continues to change and is valid as of the time of posting this blog. An excerpt From the Texas Workforce Commission website as of May 15, 2020: … [Read more...] about What if you Don’t Feel Safe Going Back to Work? How does it Affect Unemployment Benefits?
Desafortunadamente, Covid-19 está teniendo un gran impacto en nuestra salud física , mental y nuestras finanzas. Es fácil sufrir "sobrecarga de información". Nos bombardean con noticias, información médica, pautas locales, estatales y federales. Todos tienen consejos y todos tienen una opinión. La situación está cambiando tan rápidamente, y los consejos y procedimientos cambiaran a diario. Si … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Consejo # 15: Empleados conozcan sus derechos sobre los beneficios de desempleo
Abra esta publicación para ver el enlace en espanol. Covid-19 has hit the economy hard. It is affecting all of us in ways we would not have even imagined. In Texas, particularly in Houston, our economy is heavily tied to the oil industry. It is likely that economic changes will continue to unfold even after the initial health threat has passed. The Houston energy companies will need to … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Tip # 14: Have your Severance Package or Employment Contract Reviewed by a Texas Business Lawyer
Today is Day #5 of our Covid 19 Tips. For previous tips, see our blog, Facebook page, Twitter, and Google Business Page. We will update and add to these tips regularly. The whole point of preparedness is to be ready for an unusual situation. The current coronavirus situation certainly applies. But, just in case you are tempted to say "this will all be over soon, so I don't need to … [Read more...] about Covid 19 Tip # 5: Organize Your Passwords
A handshake to seal the deal may not be all that you need. Some people are proud of their handshake as a badge of honor. And they should be! After all, it is good to be honest and trustworthy. But there may be times when a handshake isn't enough, and the reason why may have nothing to do with "trustworthiness" and everything to do with the potential for misunderstanding. In every deal … [Read more...] about Do you Need a Formal Contract?