Congratulations on Your PPP Loan! Now What?

Maximizing Forgiveness of Your PPP Loan The second round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding is available, so now is a good time to take a closer look at the CARES Act and SBA guidance [...]

We are now a Certified B Corp!

Catalyst Law is thrilled to share that the firm is now a Certified B Corp! We are dedicated to serving our values-driven clients with high-quality and friendly legal services, while at the same [...]

Moratorium on IRS Guidance: What’s next?

At a conference in New York sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute on February 13, 2017, Treasury and IRS officials discussed two new Trump administration policy changes limiting substantive [...]

Part 1: Structuring a Social Enterprise: For-Profit Options

Choosing a Legal Structure for Your Social Enterprise At Catalyst Law, we define a “social enterprise” as any organization that has elements of “doing well financially by doing good.”  Under this [...]

The Future of the Federal Estate, Gift and Generation-Skipping Transfer Taxes

Under the current federal transfer tax system, there is a 40% tax on estates of individuals dying with more than $5.49 million in assets. Gifts made during lifetime are added to transfers at [...]

A Dazzle of Zebras are Changing Business

A “zebra company” is one whose business model strives for both purpose and profit. We’re thrilled when we have an opportunity to help zebra companies develop the legal structure [...]

New Tax Benefit for Benefit Companies

Benefit companies now enjoy a new tax advantage over traditional corporate entity types. In October 2016, the IRS announced that benefit companies’ advertising expenses are deductible as a [...]