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Robert Scott Williams

Tallahassee Estate Planning Attorney.

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  1. Starting a Business: Limited Partnership

    Written by attorney Robert Williams, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Formation Limited partnerships are formed by two or more individual owners associating to carry on a business for profit, and filing a certificate of limited partnership and affidavit of capital cont

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  2. Starting a Business: Limited Liability Company

    Written by attorney Robert Williams, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Formation A limited liability company is somewhere in between a corporation and a partnership. The operating rules for a corporation are generally found in the Florida Statutes, while the operating r

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  3. Starting a Business: Corporation

    Written by attorney Robert Williams, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Formation A corporation is generally formed by one or more individual owners (shareholders or stockholders) filing articles of incorporation with the Florida Secretary of State. As part of the format

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  4. Starting a Business: General Partnership

    Written by attorney Robert Williams, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Formation General partnerships are formed by two or more individual owners associating to carry on a business for profit. There are generally no organizational documents, or other formalities require

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  5. Starting a Business: Sole Proprietorship

    Written by attorney Robert Williams, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Formation Sole proprietorships are formed by an individual deploying their own assets and liabilities in the pursuit of a business venture. There are generally no organizational documents, or other f

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  6. No Will? Who gets my stuff in Florida?

    Written by attorney Robert Williams, over 4 years ago.

    Decedent is not married and has no children When a Florida resident passes away intestate leaving no surviving spouse or children, his or her estate passes to the decedent’s parents, if living, or, i

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  7. Dealing with tax debts

    Written by attorney Robert Williams, over 4 years ago.

    STEPS 1. The first step is to determine if the tax was properly assessed. Is the tax assessed at the right amount? Do you owe the tax? Is it cost effective to revisit the amount of the tax? 2. The ne

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  8. Cancellation of Indebtedness Income: Forgiveness of Debt Income

    Written by attorney Robert Williams, over 4 years ago.

    Debt Forgiveness When debt is forgiven by a lender, or discharged in a bankruptcy, there is potentially taxable income that must be reported for federal income tax purposes. The resulting tax liabili

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  9. I Have Not Filed Federal Income Tax Returns For a Couple of Years. Now What Do I Do?

    Written by attorney Robert Williams, about 5 years ago.

    This is more common that folks would think, but it is a very serious problem that requires immediate action. If this is you, I strongly urge you to take immediate action to get the situation resolved. It can be a crime to fail to file your tax returns, punishable with jail time.

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  10. Do I need to file a federal income tax return?

    Written by attorney Robert Williams, about 5 years ago.

    Filing Requirements Generally Depending on your filing status, there are different income thresholds below which you do not need to file a federal income tax return with the Internal Revenue Service.

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