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January 31, 2018 in Employment Law, News

Beyond Rhetoric, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Has Something for Almost Every Utah Business

While the political debate at times was shrill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) stands to reshape how small businesses and corporations are taxed. The TCJA will fundamentally impact…
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January 15, 2018 in Corporate Services, News

Is Your Operating Agreement Compliant With IRS Streamlined Audit Rules for Partnerships?

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA) introduced new rules for auditing partnerships. In many ways, the law makes it more efficient for the IRS to conduct audits but poses…
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January 1, 2018 in Business Transactions, Corporate Services, News

Founder Shares and the 83(b) Election

Startup founders typically receive shares in the new company. Because launching a new entity takes a bit of grunt work, shares normally vest on a specific schedule. Some shareholders may…
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July 24, 2017 in News

Changes to Utah’s Limited Liability Company Act

In 2014, the Utah Uniform Revised Limited Liability Company Act (URLLCA) (48-3a-101) took effect. The URLLCA applies to all LLC registered in Utah on January 1, 2014, and after.   Formation…
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May 31, 2017 in News

2017 – Johnstun Law Named To SuperLawyers

For the third year in a row, Johnstun Law has been named to SuperLawyers' Rocky Mountain Region in business and corporate law. Since 2010 Johnstun law has been counsel to…
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May 20, 2016 in News

2016 – Johnstun Law named to SuperLawyers

In 2016 Johnstun Law has been once again been rated by SuperLawyers for business and corporate services. Since 2010 Johnstun Law has been counsel to small businesses and startups, providing the…
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March 10, 2016 in News

New Law Changes Employee Non-Compete Contracts In Utah

Yesterday, the Utah legislature approved a new bill which dramatically changes how employee non-compete contracts can be used. The new bill presumes that post employment restrictive covenants more than a…
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May 15, 2015 in News

2015 – Johnstun Law Named To SuperLawyers

Johnstun Law has been named to SuperLawyers’ Rocky Mountain Region in business and corporate law. Since 2010 Johnstun law has been counsel to small businesses and startups, providing the day-to-day…
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