A well-reasoned 2021 court decision handed down by the federal court in Newark demonstrates a sales rep’s broad eligibility to recover unpaid sales commissions.
Like other businesses, sales representative organizations are purchased and sold for a variety of reasons. What distinguishes sales representative organizations in the purchase and sale context is that the owners generally do not sell their businesses to unrelated third parties.
Question: I am the beneficiary of my uncle’s IRA who died at age 65. What is the best way for me to withdraw money from the account?
Question: My wife and I hold contracts to provide property management services to real estate owners. Are we entitled to capital gain treatment if we sell these contracts or do we need to form a limited liability company to do so?
Question: Should I file a Federal estate tax return for my wife’s estate even though the value of her assets is less than the estate tax exemption?
The determination is significant because different tax treatment results from the classification of the representatives.
Question: I have a vacation home that I want to leave to my three children but I am not sure how to do so. Do you have any suggestions?
Question: My spouse is not a U.S. citizen. Can I leave assets to her upon my death without incurring estate tax?
Question: I deal in cryptocurrency through my business. Customers sometimes pay me in Bitcoin and I sometimes use Bitcoin to pay suppliers. Will these transactions be treated as if payment was made in cash?
In the course of selecting noteworthy judicial decisions involving independent reps to feature in this column, some stand out as significant rep wins with legal principles worth sharing, some comprise notable losses from which lessons can be learned, and some, like the subject of this article, involve haphazard judicial rulings that can devolve into a hot mess.