Moriah E. Hinton

UPDATE Corporate Transparency Act

Update on the Corporate Transparency Act

On Friday, March 1, 2024, a United States District Court in Alabama ruled that the Federal Corporate Transparency Act, which requires businesses throughout the United States to file reports with the U.S. Department of the Treasury that identify their beneficial owners, is unconstitutional. This case can be found under the name National Small Business Association v. […]

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Corporate transparency Act

Corporate Transparency Act

The Corporate Transparency Act, which became effective January 1, 2024, aims to enhance transparency in corporate structures by requiring certain companies, including LLCs, to disclose the person or persons who exercise ownership or substantial control of the entity, known as Beneficial Ownership Information.   This legislation was enacted with the goal of preventing money laundering,

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How To Avoid Probate in 3 (or 4) Simple Steps

Probate is the legal process of administering a person’s estate after their death, ensuring assets are distributed to the next heir, and satisfying any liabilities. In my experience, everyone would like to avoid probate, where possible. It can be costly and time-consuming; an added difficulty for a family experiencing a loss.             Here is a

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should my church apply for federal loans

Should my Church (or other Religious Institution) Apply for Federal Loans offered during this Pandemic?

By now, you are likely familiar with the SBA’s loans for hard-hit businesses during this national pandemic. All organizations have been impacted in some way by the coronavirus, including non-profit organizations. It is of some relief to hear that non-profit organization can also apply for governmental relief that is available under the CARES Act, such

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