Law

Government Changes Affecting How You Run Your Small Business in 2016

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If you own a business in the U.S. you will always have a partner, even if you are a single-person sole entity. That partner is the government. Keep reading for details on some of the latest changes and regulations that are currently in the pipeline that could affect how you do business in 2016.
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How To Buy A Business With No Money Down

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Is it possible to buy a business with no money down, with 100% selller financing? Yes, but you have to be careful when doing so. The trick is

Trademark Law in Social Media

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For small business, it's critical to know how to register a trademark, protect it and avoid infringing on established ones. Trademark lawsuits can be...

LLCs, DBAs, and Corporations, Oh My! Understanding Your Business Type

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To ensure that you choose the right type of business structure for you, you must learn more about the various options of incorporation.

The Self Employed’s Guide to Making Peace with the IRS

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Congress has given the IRS the power to collect unpaid taxes in a variety of nasty ways. Learn how to best deal with the IRS when you own your own business.

The Easy Way the Self-Employed Can Save for Retirement

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We’ve talked about the various types of retirement plans for self-employed entrepreneurs.  There’s no shortage of options – and the blooming marketplace of finance...

9 Ways Small Businesses Attract Lawsuits

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Lawsuits filed by disgruntled employees or independent contractors against small businesses are one of the most vexing problems that business owners continue to face. Here are the top mistakes that small employers make that lead to lawsuits.
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How to Use Small Claims Court to Resolve a Dispute

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Courts have recently increased the dollar limit for disputes, making it more attractive for small business owners to take their grievances to court. Learn more now.
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Infographic: The Best Quotes Ever on Success

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The best quotes ever on success!

Creating An LLC When You Are Self-Employed

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AWhen you are self-employed, you need to both look and act professional. Forming an LLC accomplishes both of those goals. Here's how