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The Latest Legal News in Nonprofit, Business, and Estate Planning
Does Your Organization Need a DBA?

Does Your Organization Need a DBA?

Does Your Organization Need a DBA? When you start a new business, you have to make lots of tough decisions. What equipment should you purchase? What space should you rent? How many employees should you hire? How should you secure financing? Of course, these are not...

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Benefits of a Living Trust

Benefits of a Living Trust

Understanding the Benefits of a Living Trust In recent years, the living trust has become an increasingly popular estate planning tool for San Diego families. But what exactly is this product? And what benefits can it offer you and your loved ones? What is a Living...

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Nonprofit Merger

Nonprofit Merger

Factors to Consider Before Merging with Another Nonprofit A nonprofit merger can be an excellent way to further your cause and serve more people. However, there are a variety of factors your board of directors should consider before pushing forward with a plan of this...

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Nonprofit Sales Tax Exemption

Nonprofit Sales Tax Exemption

Applying for a Sales Tax Exemption as a Poverty Relief Nonprofit Under California's Sales and Use Tax Law, retailers who do business in the Golden State have to pay sales tax on just about every product they sell - unless the state grants them an exemption. Charitable...

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Welfare Exemption

Welfare Exemption

Understanding the Welfare Exemption From San Diego to Sacramento, organizations throughout California work tirelessly to keep their expenses low each year. Most accomplish this feat by reducing waste, automating processes, and negotiating more favorable rates with...

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How to Avoid Probate

How to Avoid Probate

How to Avoid Probate After Your Death Probate can be an expensive, time-consuming, and confusing process. As such, you might be wondering what you can do to help your family avoid it after you die. If so, you will be pleased to learn that there is a wide variety of...

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Nonprofit Succession Planning

Nonprofit Succession Planning

Protect A Nonprofit - Nonprofit Success Planning You have spent years building your nonprofit into the success it is today. However, if you want to make sure it continues to serve your community long into the future, it is essential that you have a plan for what...

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Nikki Semanchik

Nikki Semanchik

Founding Attorney

Nikki has been practicing law since 2011.  She founded SLG in 2017 with the goal of assisting Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists & Families realize their dreams.