About Justin Sterling

Justin Sterling, Esq. is the Founder and Principal Attorney of The Sterling Firm, A Professional Law Corporation. Mr. Sterling is licensed by the California State Bar and the United States District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California. He is committed to representing clients and serving the legal community with the utmost professionalism and compassion.

What Is The Difference Between An Independent Contractor & Employee?

What Are Independent Contractors?  Independent contractors are responsible for their own work.  An independent contractor is a person who has decided to independently work for himself or herself. An independent contractor is responsible to pay his own self-employment and payroll taxes, and deal with risks and liabilities attached to his work himself. Independent contractors pay [...]

By |2020-03-27T13:20:12-07:00March 27th, 2020|Business Law|0 Comments

What Are The Alternatives To A Nonprofit?

ALTERNATIVES TO A NONPROFIT CORPORATION If the existence of the venture is for a short duration, the nonprofit organization may not be the best structure.  Nonprofits are good for long-term ventures. Alternatives include: (1) Operating as an informal organization under the legal umbrella of an existing charity, also known as fiscal sponsorship; or (2) Forming [...]

By |2020-03-27T12:40:04-07:00March 27th, 2020|Business Law|0 Comments

Can Nonprofits Hire Employees?

EMPLOYEES OF NONPROFITS Many nonprofits hire employees as staff to provide programs, conduct fundraising, maintain accounting, file taxes, and other services.  The nonprofit has the same legal obligations to its employees as any private business corporation, such as prohibitions against discrimination and harassment.  The nonprofit corporation is also obligated to report employee’s income and make [...]

By |2020-03-27T12:44:22-07:00March 26th, 2020|Business Law|0 Comments

Los Angeles Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Do I Need A Los Angeles Motorcycle Accident Lawyer? If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, immediately contact The Sterling Firm to speak with a Los Angeles motorcycle accident lawyer! The Sterling Firm will get you the maximum compensation for your injuries! We can help! Call Now! 24/7 Telephone: (310) 498-2750  California has [...]

By |2020-03-28T20:20:31-07:00March 22nd, 2020|Personal Injury Law|0 Comments

Regulation of Nonprofit Organizations

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE REGULATION OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS The California Attorney General is responsible for the regulation of nonprofit organizations for public policy reasons.  The Attorney General represents all the public beneficiaries of charity, who cannot sue in their own right.  Therefore, all charities must register with the Attorney General and the [...]

By |2020-03-22T12:59:08-07:00March 22nd, 2020|Business Law|0 Comments

How Do Nonprofits Make Money?

NONPROFIT FUNDRAISING How do nonprofits make money? Nonprofits conduct fundraising activities. In order for donors to deduct their charitable contributions, the IRS guidelines require that the taxpayer donor show that the amount claimed as a deductible gift to charity is more than the fair market value of any benefit received.  Moreover, it is important that [...]

By |2020-03-20T23:20:13-07:00March 20th, 2020|Business Law|0 Comments