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Guest Post: If You Can Dodge A Wrench You Can Dodge A Traffic Ticket?

Certainly not but, as the saying goes, if you can dodge a wrench you likely can dodge a ball! But while you can’t ‘dodge’ a traffic ticket in many cases you can actually FIGHT one given certain circumstances and, if successful, potentially save the driver both the fine AND points on their license. And sometimes, while having to pay the […]

Regressive Taxation: New York School Zone Speed Cameras

In September 2014 the New York State approved speed cameras for school zones went online! How do I know that? I read it in the newspaper but worse than that I received a Nassau County ticket for driving 35 MPH in a 25 MPH zone and was assessed a hefty $50 fine plus a $30 […]

Paid sick-days: Managing a small business in New York City is about to get more expensive!

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, in conjunction with City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, has proposed a law to expand paid sick-days to firms with five or more employees! At about the same time businesses are facing the economic uncertainties that the implementation of the Affordable Care Act will have on their cost of doing […]

Q&A with some of New York’s best commercial real estate minds!

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Now that the books for 2013 have been closed in New York City and 2014 has ushered in a new and different administration at City Hall, this Q&A with some of the best commercial real estate minds in NYC is a must read! For anyone working in the real estate industry in and around the […]