By accepting credit cards, your firm is considered a “merchant” under the Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008. Guidelines from this Act in effect as of January 1, 2013, requires all merchants to have an EXACT match for their federal tax identification number (FTIN) and their legal name on file with the IRS. You might have already been contacted by… Continue reading Lawyers Accepting Credit Cards Beware!
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Start Up Advice for Georgia Lawyers
The Law Practice Management Program remains a secret treasure for many Georgia lawyers. In fact, it seems that there is rarely a time when larger audiences here don't show a sliver of hands that admit to not having heard of the service. That's okay for now, but as the legal services landscape continues to change,… Continue reading Start Up Advice for Georgia Lawyers
Give Me a Minute and I’ll Give You a Million Dollar Case
Georgia lawyers have not been exempt from the rash of online and even in-person scams that have become prevalent here in the United States. Here’s an example: Hi Counsel, My name is Liudmila Yuldasheva. I'm contacting your firm in regards to a divorce settlement with my ex-husband (Bernheim de Yuldasheva) who resides in your jurisdiction.… Continue reading Give Me a Minute and I’ll Give You a Million Dollar Case