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  • The Process for Evalutating and Purchasing a Going Concern Business

    Acquisitions are generally accomplished in one of two ways: purchase of the business and assets of a company or purchase of the company stock. Purchase of the business and assets has one advantage: the buyer knows the liabilities that will accompany the purchase. Those liabilitie...

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  • What to do when the IRS Contacts You.

    What to Do When the IRS Contacts You Getting a notice from the IRS, or worse, being contacted directly by an agent, is extremely stressful. It is in your best financial interest to get matters sorted out and resolved as quickly as possible. Below are the five things you need to d...

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  • Reasons to create a company

    People often wait to create a formal corporation or limited liability company until they believe the concept is viable or fund-able.  At some point companies that get big tend to have been formalized as a company.  Several reasons exist for taking the step to incorporate.

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  • Alaska Rules Regarding Equitable Distribution of Marital Property

    There are three basic steps in the equitable division of marital assets in Alaska: (1) identifying the property available for distribution, (2) determining property value, and (3) dividing property equitably. See Doyle v. Doyle, 815 P.2d 366, 368 (Alaska 1991) (citingMoffitt v. M...

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  • Who Can File an Alaska Mechanic's and Material-men Liens

    Who can claim a Contractors Lien? (Alaska Stat. 34.35.050) Those performing labor on real property at the request of the owner or the agent of the owner for the construction, alteration or repair of a building or improvement. The trustee of an employee benefit trust for the bene...

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  • What Property Is Subject to an Alaska Contractor's Lien

    What land is subject to the Contractors Lien? (Alaska Stat. 34.35.055) The land upon which a building or other improvement described above, together with a convenient space about the building or improvement as is required for the convenient use of the property. If the person own...

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  • Stop Lending Notices in Alaska

    The Stop-Lending Notice. (Alaska Stat. 34.35.062) a. If you are entitled to a lien and your bill is past due, you may issue the lender a Stop-Lending notice. The notice must concurrently be given to the owner and each prime contractor with whom or through whom you have contracted...

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  • Alaska Contractor's Notice of Right to Lien

    What is the Contractors Notice of Right to Lien. (Alaska Stat. 34.35.064). a. The notice of right to lien must be given in writing to the owner before commencing work under the contract. If you give this notice then the owner bears the burden of proving that they did not know of...

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  • How Soon Must You File a Contractor Lien in Alaska

    How soon must the Contractor claim their lien? (Alaska Stat. 34.35.068). a. If the owner does not record a notice of completion, the lien claim must be recorded not later than120days after the claimant completes: (1) the contract; or (2) ceases to furnish labor, material, servic...

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  • Preparing Your Alaska Contractor's Lien Claim

    What has to be in the Contractors Lien Claim. (Alaska Stat. 34.35.070). a. The lien must be verified by oath of the claimant or person having knowledge of the facts and state: (1). the legal description of the real property subject to the lien; (2) the name of the owner; (3) the ...

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