The sale of a family-owned business triggers a dissolution petition over the contested disposition of the sale proceeds, leading to a noteworthy decision earlier this month by Justice Richard M. Platkin. Get the story in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
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Pass-through tax entities including S corporations and LLCs can create personal tax liability on so-called phantom income, that is, undistributed net income allocated on Form K-1. A case recently decided by a Manhattan appeals court tells the tale of a selling shareholder’s costly failure to deal with the issue of phantom income in a stock buy-out agreement. This week’s New York Business Divorce has the story.
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