Once upon a time, there was an American billionaire who amassed a fortune in retail but continued to live frugally despite his enormous wealth. He said long ago that he wanted to “die broke.” Unlike most other philanthropists in the kingdom, he created a foundation with a name – gasp! – that did not include his own. And many years ago, he let it be known throughout the land that this organization would not hover…
Certificate of Loss of Nationality DS-4083: What is a Certificate of Loss of Nationality? DS-4083: Certificate of Loss of Nationality: When a U.S. Citizen wants to give up or relinquish/renounce their U.S. Person status, there are various hurdles they have to jump through. Typically, it will involve visiting an embassy/consulate abroad and completing an exit exam or interview — which is considered the expatriating act — as long as the Certificate of Loss of Nationality…
The Houston Business Journal is hosting the inaugural Middle Market 50 Awards, sponsored by PKF Texas, on Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CST. The awards ceremony will recognize the fastest-growing middle market companies in Greater Houston. On their live production broadcast stage, this virtual event will recognize the 50 public and private companies headquartered within Houston, with an annual revenue of $28 million to $1 billion. The companies are ranked by…
FBAR Enforcement is on the Rise FBAR Enforcement is on the Rise FBAR Enforcement is on the Rise: Over the past few years, the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Government as a whole have significantly increased the enforcement of FBAR. Technically, the FBAR is a Foreign Bank (and Financial) Account Reporting form developed by FinCEN. FinCEN is the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network — although it is still pretty rare for an FBAR violation
From ideas to implementation, all startups begin with an idea. But while you’re focusing on turning those ideas into reality, don’t forget about the legal issues that can have a real impact on your new venture. From founding issues and what type of legal representation you need, protecting your data and intellectual property, to tax considerations and employment matters for your new enterprise, you won’t want to miss the FREE Dickinson Law Startup Webinar on…

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