Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

17. Lease Commitments

17. Lease Commitments
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Leases [Abstract]  
Lease Commitments

The Company has no capital leases subject to the Capital Lease guidelines in the FASB Accounting Standards Codification.


Rental expenses incurred for operating leases during the twelve months ended December 31, 2015 and 2014 were $140,407 and $140,070, respectively.


As of December 31, 2014, the Company leased approximately 2,807 square feet of office space at 9401 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California pursuant to a standard office lease dated February 3, 2012. The lease had a term of 3 years, from May 1, 2012 through April 30, 2015. The monthly rent was $10,807 which was to be adjusted upward 3% each year on the anniversary of the lease. The Company did not renew this lease.


During the first quarter of 2015, the Company entered into an agreement for new office space to which it relocated its operations upon the expiration of its prior lease. Effective May 1, 2015, the Company began leasing approximately 3,251 square feet of general office space at 301 North Canon Drive, Suite 305, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 pursuant to a 35-month sub-lease that commenced on May 1, 2015. The Company will pay approximately $136,542 annually subject to annual escalations of 3%.


The following is a schedule of future minimum lease payments required by the non-cancelable operating lease agreement:


  Year     Amount
  2016   $ 139,273
  2017     143,451
  2018     36,214
      $ 318,938