Monthly Archives September 2021

To California Businesses: After Yesterday’s Election—Had Enough?

“For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” —Sir Isaac Newton Yesterday’s election that keeps Gov. Gavin Newsom in office shows once again that California voters ignore how their politicians violate the three basic pillars of functional governance—accountability, effective incentives, and respect for the taxpayer—as outlined brilliantly by Economist Lee Ohanian. From a business perspective, Ohanian points out (below) that “In 2011, as lieutenant governor . . . Newsom presided over a bipartisan commission that concluded that state policies should be reformed, including a focus on eliminating regulations that hamper California businesses, reforming misaligned policies, and cleaning house
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Sell the business, remain in California or move out of state? Lawyer Responds

Among the questions business owners ask attorneys is a common one – should we stay in California or should we leave? “Our family owns a small furniture manufacturing company in Southern California that is very much a happy, living dinosaur. We are a mini United Nations, with about 30 employees, most who have been here for decades, and the average age is around 50. “Our employees really are like family, and you name the country, race, ethnicity or religion, it is represented here. “We have an upholsterer who could pass for Rodney Dangerfield or Don Rickles, hysterically putting down everyone.
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