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Corporate Transparency Act Imposes New Small Business Reporting Requirements for 2024

Small business owners will have one more item on their compliance to-do list now that the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) has taken effect. The CTA,[1] enacted as part of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020, places new reporting requirements… Read More
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Three Important Concerns Self-Employed Individuals Should Address

Being self-employed is no easy task. You are the owner, and in some cases, the only employee. While you may have more freedom than the average worker, a lot of responsibilities lie on your shoulders. Working together, we can craft a comprehensive est… Read More
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New Year. New Name. Same…

New Year. New Name. Same Team.

Ward & Oehler, Ltd. is now Wagner Oehler, Ltd. as of January 1, 2021. Having served clients throughout Minnesota for over 45 years, we are excited to announce this change as we look to serve our clients for future generations. Throughout our hist… Read More
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Annual Renewal Reminder

As 2020 comes to a close, this is a reminder for all business to file their annual renewal with the Minnesota Secretary of State if they have not done that yet this year. If you filed a business with the Minnesota Secretary of State including a Certi… Read More
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What Happens to an LLC when the Owner Dies?

Death is almost always a complicated event for the survivors, who have not only emotional but also logistical considerations to manage. However, when an owner (typically called a member) of a limited liability company (LLC) dies, it exacerbates the d… Read More
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What Happens to a Limited Liability Company After a Member Dies?

Death is almost always a complicated event for the survivors, who have not only emotional but also logistical considerations to manage. However, when an owner (typically called a member) of a limited liability company (LLC) dies, it exacerbates the d… Read More
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Business Sales and Mergers in 2018 Break Records: 5 Tips for Business Owners Considering Retirement

Business mergers and sales were record-breaking in 2018. In the first half alone, more than $2.5 trillion in mergers were announced. This was seen in large corporations as well as small businesses. Due to some of the factors driving the trend, we wil… Read More
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Bigger Retirement Plan Limits Increase Tax Savings Potential

The IRS recently announced that retirement savers will be able to save even more in 2019. This is great news for anyone that saves through individual retirement accounts like 401(k) plans, IRAs, and ROTH IRAs! The higher contribution limits also give… Read More
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Upcoming Changes to the Minnesota Business Organization Statutes

We’re going to be seeing numerous revisions to several of the Minnesota business organization statutes. Governor Mark Dayton signed into law amendments to the Minnesota Business Corporation Act, the Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Compa… Read More
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4 New Year's Resolutions for Savvy Small Business Owners

For savvy small business owners looking ahead to 2018, right now is a great opportunity to set some New Year resolutions for your business. These four resolutions will help you proactively improve your business and set yourself up for a successful ne… Read More
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