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Open Office Hours at iHub

Fort Law Group is excited to announce that we have partnered with Nucleus to bring complementary open office hours for startups and entrepreneurs to iHub. We will be hosting the free office hours at iHub every Wednesday from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM and encourage startups and entrepreneurs to come speak to one of our […]

Matchmaking for Startups

When it comes to choosing angel investors, it can be tempting to take what you can get without much hesitation or thought. After all, it’s money you didn’t have before, so the decision to accept is a slam dunk, right? It shouldn’t be–and if it is, you may be doing yourself and your startup a […]

Crowdfunding – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

If you are like most entrepreneurs in search of funding, you have been eagerly anticipating the day when you can utilize crowdfunding techniques to take your venture to the next level. Unfortunately, the Securities Exchange Commission has yet to pass any crowdfunding rules, so for now the beat goes on. As an entrepreneur, I can sympathize […]

And We’re Back…

Quick Intro: It has been quite some time since my last post. My start-up law firm has been steadily gaining traction and occupying nearly all of my waking hours, but I am loving every minute of it! I promise to begin posting regularly to so that you all can stay informed with local relevant […]

New Tax Rules Re: Home-Office Deductions

The dreaded home-office deduction is about to get a little easier. The Internal Revenue Service announced last week that it will be introducing a simplified option for claiming the home-office deduction. Long considered a red flag for audits, the home-office deduction is used by home-based businesses and some other home-based workers to write off the […]

Flat Rate Services

This is a small plug for my law firm, Fort Law Group, PLLC, but I think you’ll find it helpful. Whether you are 80 years old or 18, chances are there has been a point in your life when you could have benefited from having an attorney. In fact, practically everyone needs or could greatly […]

Technology Law

Almost a week ago, 26-year-old Internet activist Aaron Swartz hanged himself. Aaron was facing a range of felony charges and prison time for using the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s computer network to download nearly five million academic journal articles from a database that charged for access. Aaron then planned to make the downloaded articles available […]

Small Businesses Face Higher Taxes Due to Fiscal Cliff Bill

Many small business owners may face significantly higher taxes for 2013, as a result of Washington’s last-minute deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. The fiscal cliff deal did not change the existing corporate tax rate, which is no more than 35%. However, the new bill will affect individual tax rates on income. For example, an […]

Starting Your Own Business

Would you like to start your own business, but do not know where to start? There are many steps in the process of starting a business that have been covered extensively elsewhere in the blogosphere. From a foundational and legal perspective, choosing the right entity for your new business can have varying impacts that could […]


Nathan S. Fort, ESQ
Fort Phelps PLLC
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