Category: Legal

Five Tips for Expanding Your Business by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Expanding your business is, quite honestly, a lot like starting it. The steps, paperwork, and investments are all similar. Despite that, there are a few key differences that trip up small business owners. Expansion takes place over a much longer period of time, and you have to be careful […]

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10 Steps to Go from Self-Employed to Business Owner

Whether you’ve already started a business or you’re thinking of doing so, you should consider how to go from self-employed as a sole-proprietor to being a business owner, meaning you own a business that is completely separate from your personal life in terms of operations, finance, taxes, and the law.

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What is a Business License and why do I need one? by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor When you’re first starting a business, lots of things can seem unclear or confusing. Picking an entity, getting employee contracts figured out, and researching which sorts of licenses and permits pertain to your business personally can all prove to be daunting tasks. Luckily, there are plenty of online resources […]

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What’s the difference between an S-Corporation and a C-Corporation? by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney  | Featured Contributor For all the new small business owners out there deciding which entity to file their business as, and the already-formed corporations thinking about tacking on a different election, this is the post for you. Choosing the right entity for your business is a huge enough deal, weighing the pros […]

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So You Want to Dissolve a Business… by @deborahsweeney

by Deborah Sweeney  | Featured Contributor Whether things didn’t work out with your last venture, or you’re just moving on to something new, sometimes businesses close. Unfortunately, a lot of small business owners don’t know that there’s a process beyond simply closing your doors and putting a sign on the door. If you fail to […]

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5 Tips on How Women Can Break through the Glass Ceiling at the Workplace

by Alison Stone Have you reached a point in your workplace beyond which you feel any further advancement is unlikely, no matter how qualified you are? This “point” is often termed the glass ceiling and it’s not just some fantasy concept. Unfortunately, it is very real. Although, many women today are progressing and performing their […]

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Everything You Need to Know about Registered Agents by @deborahsweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Starting a business involves making a lot of choices, and with those choices comes the opportunity to do plenty of research. You have to choose the right entity to file your business as, you need to become an expert on small business taxes, and you need to weigh your […]

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Can You Sue a Customer For Leaving a Bad Review? by @deborahsweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Do people love you on Yelp? Hopefully they do, since 90% of consumers who read online reviews say they influence buying decisions. A recent study from Cornell also found that people who read online reviews normally perceive them as an objective factor in their decision-making; despite the fact the […]

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Hiring a Summer Intern? Here is What You Should Know by @deborahsweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Good news internship fans – a recent ruling by the US Appeals Court in Manhattan re-affirmed the legality of unpaid internships last week, knocking back a 2013 decision that the interns for certain media companies were due compensation because the businesses benefited from their work. Personally, I’ve always recommended […]

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