Signing a commercial lease for your business? Allowing a real estate attorney to review the details of your lease can save you from heartbreak during the term of your lease. An attorney may also suggest edits to the lease that can be in your favor financially. Jo Ann Koontz, Jackie Durham (Koontz & Associates, PL) and Marina Parkin (Koontz & Parkin, CPAs) discuss issues our firm has experienced while explaining how these situations could have been prevented.
Jo Ann Koontz, Jackie Durham (Koontz & Associates, PL) and Marina Parkin (Koontz & Parkin, CPAs) talk about very common problems businesses face when forming a company. Learning about these issues now can save you, your partners and your business from legal trouble in the future. Has your business been formed correctly?
Article By: Joel Maxson | Florida Realtors | Original publication: July, 1 2020
When buyers negotiate a contract that includes both a financing contingency and appraisal contingency, they sometimes have trouble understanding where one ends and the other begins. This is understandable, since a contract with both contingencies contains substantial overlap.
Article By: Meredith Caruso | Florida Realtors | Originally published May 28, 2020
The goal in a transaction is to proceed smoothly to closing. Speedbumps occasionally arise – but don’t create speedbumps on your own. A smooth process starts with careful attention to the contract, filling in all necessary blanks, and checking all appropriate boxes.
Marina Parkin (Koontz & Parkin, CPAs) and Jackie Durham (Koontz & Associates, PL) provide an in depth example of completing the PPP forgiveness application long form. This deep dive covers payroll costs, non-payroll costs, calculating employee compensation for wages, additional expenses and more.
Jo Ann Koontz, Jackie Durham and Marina Parkin provide examples of completing the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Form 3508EZ (EZ Form). These examples will be focused for Realtors®, Schedule C filers and self employed individuals.
The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of the Treasury have agreed with the bipartisan leaders of the U.S. Senate Small Business Committee to make public additional data regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This agreement will ensure that the interests of both transparency and protections for small businesses are served.