Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA)

Business Divorce and Fiduciary Duties

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 [...]