Category: At Your Service

At Your Service Newsletter: August 2017

At Your Service Newsletter: August 2017

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New Massachusetts DOR Enforcement Effort

Enhanced Scrutiny for Underreporting of Cash Receipts  The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) has recently begun cross-checking 1099-K credit card receipt information against total reported revenue in order to investigate and uncover potential underreporting of cash receipts and thus potential underpayment of sales and/or income tax.  After estimating potential cash income based on credit card…

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At Your Service Newsletter: May 2017

At Your Service Newsletter: May 2017

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Client Alert: Business Succession Planning for the Closely-Held Business Owner

A well-crafted business succession plan requires careful consideration, which can seem daunting to the devoted business owner who has limited available time. However, when considering the long-term benefits of a thoughtful business succession plan, and the potential risks of not having one in place, it quickly becomes apparent that consulting with qualified advisors skilled in…

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Alcohol Licensing: Legal Updates and Insights

There have been several recent developments in the alcoholic beverages industry which affect regulatory oversight, restaurant operators, brewers, non-profits, and more.  Here is a rundown of the latest developments. New Commissioner to Head the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC). In January, Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg appointed Jean M. Lorizio Commissioner of the ABCC….

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The 25th Annual Restaurant Trends Seminar: Tradition + Innovation = a Successful Tomorrow, Monday, April 24, 2017

This year’s theme is LookbackLookahead, a look at where the industry has been and where it is heading. Panelists include some of the region’s top chefs and owner/operators, along with national and local industry experts. The 25th Annual Restaurant Trends Seminar will be taking place on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Seaport World Trade Center Amphitheater in Boston, starting with…

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At Your Service Newsletter: February 2017

At Your Service Newsletter: February 2017

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Tenant Estoppel Certificates in Restaurant Leasing

What is a Tenant Estoppel Certificate? Usually, an estoppel certificate is requested by either the landlord or tenant whenever it is selling or refinancing property.  In either case, the effect of the estoppel certificate is to bind the executing party to certain statements of fact and representations relative to the lease for the benefit of…

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4 Ways Contractors Can “Stay Out of the Weeds” When Building a Cannabis Facility or Retail Store

With passage of the Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Initiative in 2012 and the more recent Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act of 2016 which legalized recreational marijuana. Massachusetts is on its way to becoming the east-coast hub for the marijuana industry. As growers and dispensaries scramble to become operational and seek experienced contractors to build their…

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At Your Service Newsletter: October 2016

At Your Service Newsletter: October 2016

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