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Arizona estate planning attorney Allison L. Kierman provides the below information, updates and resources for clients. If you have any questions regarding this information, would like Allison to speak before your organization or at your office, or would like Allison to write an article for your newsletter, paper, or magazine please contact us.

November 04, 2020

What Charitable Giving Means for Your Taxes

With less than three months until the end of the year, it is time to start thinking about strategic moves you can make to optimize your tax filing for 2020, …

November 02, 2020

Small Business Owner Considerations for Filing Business Taxes

Written by Allison Kierman and Jeff Chirico For most entrepreneurs, handling business taxes is a daunting but necessary task. The complexities of tax preparation often lead business owners to procrastinate …

November 01, 2020

2020 End of Year Planning

Halloween is over. But what is really spooky? There are only 59 days to 2020. That leaves 59 days to complete your 2020 New Year’s Resolutions, implement certain tax planning …

October 26, 2020

Four Things Business Owners Should Know About Trademark Infringement

Against the backdrop of globalization and the expansion of online business activity, trademark infringement is on the rise. Most elements of business branding—name, logo, design—are readily available online, making it …

October 19, 2020

Your Time Is Valuable. Let’s Get a Jump Start on the Estate Planning Process

Time seems to be the one thing we just can’t get enough of. This is especially true if you are one of our nurses or frontline healthcare workers. You work …

October 12, 2020

How to Protect Your Great Ideas or Works for Your Family

Your money, home, and vehicles are not the only things you should include in your estate plan. Your intellectual property and any income it generates should also be addressed. You …

October 05, 2020

Should I Use a Confidentiality Agreement?

Business owners often find it necessary or desirable to keep valuable and sensitive information private. In some instances, a business may have developed certain key elements that help distinguish it …

September 28, 2020

The Dangers of DIY Contracts

Contracts are an essential component of effective business management and development. Savvy business owners recognize the value of contracts but often explore ways to reduce the cost of obtaining them. …

September 21, 2020

How to Open a Business Account

New business owners often wonder which action items to prioritize when launching a new venture. If you recently started or are about to start a business, one of the most …

September 14, 2020

Navigating Periods of Uncertainty and Unrest as a Business Owner

Uncertainty and unrest have defined 2020. From COVID-19 and record-breaking unemployment to ideological, political, and societal conflicts, business owners have faced significant challenges to their survival and success. Regardless of …