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The Secret Advantage: Legal Leverage

Posted by Amanda Butler Schley | Jan 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

I have been advising serial entrepreneurs, banks and large corporations on a wide range of business issues for close to a decade. What I have learned in my law practice is that taking a proactive legal approach to your business is the secret sauce to success because it gives your business legal l...

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Defer Capital Gains Tax This Year

Posted by Amanda Butler Schley | Dec 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Opportunity Zones program offers three tax benefits for investing in Opportunity Zone: 1. Deferral of past capital gains, 2. Reduction in tax liabilities, and 3. Elimination of future capital gains How does it work?   To meet the requirements for the preferential tax treatment, the inve...

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