Do I Need To Pay Taxes On Private Sales Transactions?

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You may be required to pay taxes on private sales transactions. Some sales profits are considered capital gains by the IRS and some purchases require you to pay local sales taxes. Find out more about what your tax obligations might be at Rocket Lawyer.

Can employees deduct work-related travel expenses?

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Allowable deductible work-related travel expenses have been eliminated or decreased for most tax filers and will take effect starting in the 2018 tax year.

Must landlords provide accommodations for service animals?

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Do landlords have to allow service dogs or companion animals? Learn about accommodation requirements and exclusions for service dogs and emotional support animals.

LGBTQ legal matters: Same-sex marriage

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Now that same-sex marriage is legal in all U.S. states, there are fewer legal issues to manage than there used to be, but you may still have a few questions. […]

Estate planning for newlyweds


No matter how large or small your estate is, you’ll want to spend some time on estate planning after you get married. After you are married, you may want to […]

7 legal to-do’s after getting married

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After you get married, there are a few legal details you’ll want to address. If you choose to change your name, you’ll need to notify quite a few organizations and […]

Marriage laws every couple should know about

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While we tend to focus on the romantic side of getting married, marriage is a legal relationship. It may be the most important legal agreement you’ll ever make. State and […]

How to protect your big day from difficult wedding vendors

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With proper planning, good communication, and comprehensive service contracts, you can avoid most issues that may occur with wedding vendors. Your wedding planner will likely handle most problems with your […]

How to hire a wedding photographer or videographer

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Hiring a wedding photographer is one of the most important tasks you have when planning your wedding. Your photographer and videographer only have one chance to capture your wedding,  so […]

How to hire a wedding planner

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Hiring a wedding planner should greatly reduce your workload and help your wedding day unfold without a hitch. Planners handle the details of the wedding, so you and your spouse-to-be […]

5 questions to ask before signing wedding vendor contracts

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Understanding your wedding vendor contracts before you sign them is critical for protecting your best interest as a client. Most contracts are customizable, so you should be able to change […]

Wedding contracts 101: Key clauses and terms to understand

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If you are planning a wedding, you may be required to sign many wedding service contracts. You’ll need to sign a contract with your wedding planner, photographer, caterer, entertainment, venue […]