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Furlough Definition

Furlough Definition Furlough Definition When it comes to private businesses and non-union workforces in California, the furlough definition is unique. In these instances, furlough is a temporary layoff or a required unpaid leave due to lack of work. A furlough means that
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Tips on Protecting Trade Secrets

Tips on Protecting Trade Secrets Tips on Protecting Trade Secrets In order to qualify for protection under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act in California, trade secrets must be the subject of reasonable measures to maintain secrecy. To avoid confusion on whether your company’s information qualifies
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Lawsuit Prevention in California

Lawsuit Prevention in California Lawsuit Prevention in California When it comes to filing lawsuits, the end of the year calendar is when it’s most busy. Because of the continuous COVID-19 pandemic, devastating impact has made its way to many sectors of the economy. As
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Dissociated Partner May Remain Liable

Dissociated Partner May Remain Liable Dissociated Partner May Remain Liable According to Cal. Corp. Code § 16603(1), when a general partner dissociates, they lose their right to participate in any conduct or management of the partnership business. Subdivision (a) of Section 16703 states that a
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Corporations Must Have a Location

Corporations Must Have a Location Corporations Must Have a Location If you are a registered corporation in the state of California, you must have an address. Without a “there” you cannot be considered a corporation. If you are a California corporation or a foreign corporation
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Time off Work to Vote

Time off Work to Vote Time off Work to Vote Everyone has the right to vote. In California, voter’s rights are protected by the California Elections Code § 14000. According to § 14000, employees can take reasonable time off to vote without any consequences such
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Filing Requirements Part I – Annual Report to Secretary of State

Filing Requirements Part I - Annual Report to Secretary of State Annual Report to Secretary of State An annual Report of information must be filed by each and every California LLC and Corporation to the California Secretary of State. An annual LLC statement includes: The business address off the LLC Names
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Tax Obligations of Out-of-state Corporations Doing Business in California

Tax Obligations of Out-of-state Corporations Doing Business in California Tax Obligations of Out-of-state Corporations Doing Business in California To conduct business in California, a “foreign” corporation (one incorporated in another state) must register with the state of California, file CA tax returns, and pay CA taxes. The California Tax
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Administrative Dissolution of Corporations in California

Administrative Dissolution of Corporations in California Administrative Dissolution of Corporations in California Beginning in 2019, California corporations may be administratively dissolved by the Franchise Tax Board (“FTB”) if the FTB has suspended the corporation’s corporate powers for 60 consecutive months. Before the corporation can be administratively
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What Is Right of Publicity?

What Is Right of Publicity? Image   What Is Right of Publicity? Many celebrities and others with prominent public persons have pursued lawsuits for damages regarding violations of this right. However, what is this right? Fundamentally, it comes down to the notion that all individuals have
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