Legal Brief: What the Fiscal Cliff Tax Deal Means for Small Business

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Should my Business be an LLC? A Question for the Great Oz

Planning for Your Business and Your Wealth

Determining whether your business should be an LLC (or a Sole Proprietorship) is daunting even with a grasp of the basic differences. Ultimately, it’s a question of diligence between you and the corporate veil.

The corporate veil is a legal concept most easily illustrated by the Wizard of Oz. The towering, Technicolorful personality of Oz is all smoke, thunderbolts, and righteous indignation. It is awesome in the truest sense of the word.

But there’s something out of place.

“Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain,” commands Oz, a wizard tragically unfamiliar with the nuance of reverse psychology. So we pay attention, and behind this curtain we find nothing more than a meek, CGI-crazed old man. As soon as the illusion fades, so does our respect and awe.

The LLC is a popular form of business structure because it separates you as an individual from your company, Oz…

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Salt Lake City Bike-Sharing Program to Launch in April

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This information comes from the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce blog:

Earlier this week the Salt Lake Tribune proclaimed “Salt Lake City bike-sharing program to launch in April.” If this is the first you’ve heard about it, GREENbike (the SLC Bike Share program) is a partnership between the Salt Lake Chamber, Downtown Alliance, Salt Lake City and private sector sponsors.



A Bike Share program is a network of many Bike Share stations where members can take any bike from any station, as many times as they like, for a small membership fee.


Bike Share trips are short trips that get you from point A to point B (typically 30 minutes or less). The stations are near transit stops, popular destinations for food, entertainment and other Bike Share stations.


Bike share is not bike rental
Bike rental is renting a specific…

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