EMPLOYERS WHO DO NOT PAY
By Tom Martino at September 27, 2017 | 5:05 pm | 0 Comment
A common complaint I get on my radio show is from employees who can't get paid! They claim they are owed wages but their deadbeat bosses are refusing to pay. Upon investigating the complaint, we often find the non-paying companies are "fly-by-night". They come and go, like the wind. They blow into town when conditions are right, stir things up, then leave! However, there more...
INHERITANCE TAX – MOST MISUNDERSTOOD!
By Tom Martino at August 23, 2017 | 9:39 am | 0 Comment
I find that inheritance tax or estate taxes are the most misunderstood concepts in the U.S. It is really very simple: Right now, all of us get to give away at death or during our lifetime a total of $5.5M without anyone paying any taxes on it. That's right $5.5M. So what about this $14K limit I heard about. Here's how that works: Notice I said you could give away up to more...
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PASSPORTS!
By Tom Martino at August 7, 2017 | 12:00 pm | 76 Comments
So, you're planning a vacation and you have 6-months before your passport will is expire. No problem, right? WRONG! more...
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VERBAL CONTRACTS: ARE THEY ENFORCEABLE?
By Tom Martino at August 1, 2017 | 12:00 pm | 94 Comments
People often call my radio show claiming they have a verbal contract and they want to know if it is binding? Many of them say an attorney told them verbal contracts ARE enforceable. So what's the real story? There are some areas of business where verbal contracts are specifically not recognised. For example, in Colorado verbal contracts may not be used in real estate more...
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