When Does a Private Business Loan Transaction Trigger Securities Laws?
June 07, 2021

What is a security? Many find it surprising to discover that there is no specific statutory definition of a “security” under federal or state securities law. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s definition of a “security” includes…

June Nonprofit Spotlight: NAMI
June 02, 2021

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for June 2021 is NAMI. Visit www.namicva.org to learn more.

Perkins Law Proud to Support the VMHC
May 28, 2021

There are so many wonderful nonprofit organizations throughout the Richmond area, and the Virginia Museum of History of Culture is certainly at or near the top of the list. Perkins Law is proud to be an associate member of the VMHC, and as we…

Form 990 Filing Deadline for Calendar-Year Based Exempt Organizations
May 12, 2021

For those exempt organizations operating on a calendar-year basis, don't forget that your Form 990 for 2020 (whichever version you are required to file) is due by May 17th. Not to be a downer, but also keep in mind that if you neglect to file…

Perkins Law To Host Business Entity Tips for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Workshop
May 10, 2021

RVA small business attorney Eric Perkins will discuss business entity formations and compliance tips to help business owners reduce risk and enhance the value of their companies on June 3rd at 7pm. Attendees will also hear valuable insights…

May Nonprofit Spotlight: UMFS
May 07, 2021

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for May 2021 is UMFS. Visit www.umfs.org to learn more.

Look Hoos Featured in the current edition of UVA Lawyer Magazine
May 07, 2021

As his 25th year law school reunion approaches, the editorial staff with the UVA Lawyer caught up with Eric Perkins as part of a feature article catching up with 5-year, 10-year, 15-year, and 25-year alumni. Check it out here!

Tax Benefit for Business Meal Expense Deduction Doubled for 2021-2022
May 05, 2021

Under current law, businesses may deduct 50% of the cost of business-related meals. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, (“CAA”) included a provision regarding the deductibility of business meal expenses to assist taxpayers impacted…

Perkins Law Prospective Franchisee Zoom Workshop – May 6th
April 28, 2021

Ever considered franchising as a path to business ownership? If so, then careful planning and research are a must. Secure a seat for the Perkins Law Prospective Franchisee Workshop on May 6th led by small business and franchise attorney, Eric…

Get Your Tennis Rules Questions Answered at the “AD-Inbox”
April 05, 2021

As part of its effort to promote sportsmanship and greater awareness and understanding of tennis rules and regulations, the United States Tennis Association answers questions from the public each month through a new feature called “AD-Inbox”…