Law Office of Paul H. Spitz – Blog

83(b) Basics for Startup Founders and Employees

February 26th, 2014

Typically, any blog post or article about a section of the tax code promises to be a snoozer, but knowing about Section 83(b) is crucial to any startup founders and employees. It's pretty easy to Read More

Qualifying As A Foreign Corporation

February 24th, 2014

Any newly-incorporated company must grapple with the issue of whether and when it needs to qualify to do business as a foreign corporation in various states. What exactly does this mean? Suppose that a Cincinnati-based Read More

The Importance of Vesting

February 11th, 2014

I just came across this article by Rebekah Campbell, on a topic of crucial importance to entrepreneurs -- how to divvy up ownership interests in a startup. Campbell is an Australian entrepreneur, and is the founder Read More

Cincinnati Business Courier Announces Our Opening

January 8th, 2014

Andy Brownfield of the Cincinnati Business Courier has written an article about the opening of our firm, which you can find at this link.  Andy covers the legal and startup beats for the Courier. Andy does a Read More

Flat Fees, Part 1

January 2nd, 2014

What is this going to cost me? That’s a question every single client asks, either openly or silently, when seeking out legal services. Most clients fear the answer is “more money than you can imagine,” Read More

Choosing the Right Entity

December 18th, 2013

One of the most important decisions to make when starting a business is what form the business entity will take. There are a number of options - sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability corporation, corporation, S-corporation, Read More

Expect the Unexpected

December 17th, 2013

Launching a business isn't easy. There's a lot of planning to do, and invariably some unforeseen event will occur that derails your schedule. Today's post is about just such an event.It came in the form Read More

Coming Soon!

November 4th, 2013

Welcome to The Law Office of Paul H. Spitz and its website.  I am currently in the setup phase, and expect to be open for business on December 9, 2013.  I will be moving into Read More