In this digital era, if you die or become incapacitated, it is likely that an executive, fiduciary, personal representative or a family member will want access to your online banking accounts, investment portfolio, social media sites or email. If you have not entrusted someone with the usernames and passwords to such accounts, how will your bills get taken care of?
There are literally thousands of websites listed online where you can order “local” flowers. However, a few of these claim that they are local, when in actuality they are out of town or even out of state. They just gather the order, charge an extra fee to the customer, and then contact a local florist to deliver flowers.
A largely bipartisan movement to regulate patent trolls is unlikely to lose steam in the near future as the number of lawsuits filed by patent trolls, or entities that exist for the purpose of licensing patents in order to sue companies for alleged infringement of those patents, has increased nearly six-fold since 2004 to a peak of 4,600 in 2012.
Amazon.com began collecting the 6.25 percent state sales tax on any purchases by Massachusetts’ residents starting November 1, 2013. The tax revenue collected by the company will then be submitted to the state’s Department of Revenue.