The term scalping refers to the original practice of selling counterfeit tickets. Now, scalping just means selling any tickets individually instead of through a service. While some states allow scalping, many have rules and restrictions dictating what can be done with tickets.
Monthly Archives: December 2014
Legal-Ease: Introduction to the new farm bill
Congress recently passed a new farm bill. The intricacies of the bill are too much to talk about in one column, but here are a few things that stand out:
Legal-Ease: End of the year action items for small businesses
If you’re a small business owner, there are a few things you should add to your checklist before the year is over: Ask your accountant what needs to be done for tax purposes, review your insurance policy for the coming year and make sure it’s still appropriate, and make sure your employees are taken care of during the holiday season.
Legal-Ease: Helping others with real estate sales
While it isn’t illegal for someone to sell real estate themselves, it is illegal if someone sells real estate and takes a commission without being a licensed real estate agent.
Legal-Ease: Tax Implications of Gifts
As we begin the gifting time of year, it’s important to remember taxes when considering gifts. Typically, there is no gift or estate tax if a person gives away less than $5 million. However, there are many different areas that affect the circumstances of the taxes.