Estate Planning Must-Haves for Single Parents

If you are a single parent, life for you right now probably couldn’t get any busier. You are likely being pulled between work, school activities, and home - and the inevitable emergencies that fill the lives of single parents everywhere. Being a single parent is a huge responsibility, even if you do share time with a parenting partner, and especially so if you don’t. Regardless, as a single parent, your children’s Read More

Tyler Q. Dahl Presents at Start-up Sacramento

  Attorney Tyler Q. Dahl presented at “Start-up Sacramento”. This program is organized by the Franklin Boulevard Business District and the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Emprende Sacramento is a 10-week program comprised of sessions geared towards early-stage businesses or businesses with revenue under $1 million on core business concepts and practices. Each session guides businesses through Read More

Tyler Q. Dahl Selected as Super Lawyer Rising Star 5th Year in a Row

Tyler Q. Dahl has been selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars for the 5th year in a row. The designation means that he is a top-rated attorney as recognized by peers. He was selected to Rising Stars for 2017 - 2021. ATTORNEY PROFILE Tyler Q. Dahl, an attorney with Law Offices of Tyler Q. Dahl in Sacramento, California, helps clients address Estate Planning & Probate situations. He also helps clients with Read More

With Tax Laws in Flux, What Should You Do Now?

On September 13, 2021, Democrats in the House of Representatives released a new $3.5 trillion proposed spending plan that includes a wide array of changes to federal tax laws. Specifically, the Democrats proposed a number of significant tax increases and other changes to fund the plan, including increases to personal income tax rates and the capital gains tax rate, along with a major reduction to the federal estate Read More

3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Buying an Existing Business

Whether it’s your very first or your fifth company, if you’re looking to start a new business venture, you have two options: 1) build your own from scratch or 2) buy an existing one. And while many entrepreneurs dream of building their own company from the ground up, the reality is, launching a brand-new business can be incredibly difficult. Building a business from scratch can involve years of working long hours Read More

Misclassifying Employees As Independent Contractors Can Cost You Big Time

As more and more businesses take advantage of the benefits of using independent contractors (ICs) in lieu of full-time employees, the line between worker classification can get easily blurred. While understanding the difference between the two can be quite complex, getting it right can be one of the most important business decisions you’ll ever make. This is true not only in terms of productivity and your bottom Read More

What Should Be in Your Business Succession Plan?

The statistics on transferring ownership interests of family-run businesses suggest that it’s quite difficult for a company to survive the second generation. In almost every case, the lack of a strong business succession plan is the culprit.  Business succession planning is the internal and external procedures for passing on one’s business to the next owners. For family-run businesses, this often involves the Read More

3 Ways to Achieve Tax Benefits By Incorporating Charitable Giving Into Your Estate Plan

You are likely well aware of the tax benefits that come from donating to charity during your lifetime—donations to charity are tax-deductible. But you may be surprised to learn about the numerous benefits that are available when you incorporate charitable giving into your estate plan. As with donating to charity during your lifetime, dedicating a portion of your estate to a charitable cause can reduce the taxable Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Including Digital Assets In Your Estate Plan—Part 2

Recent advances in digital technology have made many aspects of our lives exponentially easier and more convenient. But at the same time, digital technology has also created some serious complications when it comes to estate planning. In fact, if you haven’t properly addressed your digital assets in your estate plan, there’s a good chance that most of those assets will be lost forever when you die. Without the Read More

Lucero Serrano Hired as Chief Strategy Officer

Lucero Serrano was hired as the Chief Strategy Officer. If you haven't already - please welcome her to the team! TEAM MEMBER PROFILE Lucero Serrano joined the Law Offices of Tyler Q. Dahl in 2017 as Marketing Manager and Business Development Liaison. In 2019 she became the firm’s first Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Lucero leads and oversees the framework strategies set by the Principal Attorney and executives of Read More