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Old 02-20-2013, 10:24 PM
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When you find out you need a lawyer it's too late . I keep one on retainer. You will need a good tax accountant too. If you have employees you should call a pay role co. Like ADP or Paychex . The lawyer can help you with LLC and a tax person can help with the rest. I have been doing lawn and landscape for years. Trust me. Get a lawyer.
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:37 PM
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Ok, let me tell you a small story on why you need a layer. I traded a truck in for a new one at a big car dealer here in Fort Wayne. The truck was sold at auction to a person from out of state. The titles don't transfer out of Indiana. So I was still the legal owner in the eyes of Indiana. Ok... So the person who bought it was a Mexican . They came to Fort wayne. Crashed that truck. Killing a woman and smashing city property. They had no insurance . Now, the city lawyer and the wrongfull death lawyer saw my name. Saw I owned a landscape co. And came after me. Said that Mexican worked for me and I was liable . Trust me people love cash and what what you have or will have. My lawyer helped me so much. With out him I could have lost EVERY THING ! Get a LLC. You will need a lawyer for that. Dont do lawn care with out it.
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:43 PM
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One more story. A friend of mine. Was mowing and hit a stone with the mower blade. The stone flew over a four lane high way, through a window and into the brain of a woman eating lunch. Dead. No LLC , he lost his house and co. He works for a box store now. Get a lawyer.
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:44 PM
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ok so to start out with the licenseing and DBA INS. get a lawyer and accounten. Do you remember how much all this cost? i have the equipment
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:46 PM
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the lawyer will help me abtain a LLC?
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:51 PM
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It's not that bad. DBA was like 25 when I did it. DNR 50. I pay 100 per month liability through farmers ins. I have a chemical on it. The state Chemist is like 200. The LLC was way more. You may need a usdot # too. Some city's have a doing business tax too. That tax you on your worth.
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:58 PM
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right on hoping to get this rolling soon do i have to have anything special for commerical propertys?
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:58 PM
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Oh and don't mess with Indiana work force. They don't play. So when you do pay role . Use a Paychex or ADP. They will do it all for you. They will do workers comp and all taxes for you . Good luck. You can use your SSN but don't. Use a tax ID number.
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Old 02-20-2013, 11:00 PM
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As far as I know. It's the liability they like. Over 1 mill. Some like you to be bonded too.
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Old 02-20-2013, 11:07 PM
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thanks for the advice think of anything else let me know greatly appreciated
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