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Today’s show, is all about the Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship. A few episodes back, I opened up the show for Q&A and many of you had some burning legal questions that you were dying to get answered. So today I’ve invited attorney Art Steele to the guest chair.
Art Steele is a tax lawyer who founded her own law firm in 2014 with practice areas in: small business counseling, international trusts and estate planning, immigration, and foreign tax compliance.
Before launching her law firm, Art began her legal career as a transactional tax associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP in Washington, D.C. She later worked as Tax Counsel for Global Tax Planning at Discovery Communications in Silver Spring, M.D. Her international tax background brings a unique perspective when advising clients regarding small business formation, estate planning and immigration.
Art is also an Adjunct Professor of Wills, Trusts and Estates at American University Washington College of Law and is barred in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
On today’s episode, Art gets into:
- What kind of business structure do we need?
- How do we protect our digital content?
- When should we consider trademarking?
- What’s the difference between copyright vs trademark vs patent vs trade secrets?
- When and how do you go about reporting your extra income from your side hustle to the IRS?
- When is it time to work with an accountant?
- And MUCH MORE!
Remember you can get Art’s cheat sheet for everything she discussed in this episode here.
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Links mentioned on this episode
- The Shingle Life (Art’s podcast)
- The Shingle Life (Art’s website)
- Art Steele’s Law Office
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
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