Nicknamed The Grand Canyon State and infamous for its deserts and national parks, our state of the week in our 50 States of Incorporation series is Arizona. The 48th state to be admitted into the Union with Phoenix as the state capital, Arizona is also the 15th most populous of the 50 states. Compa Read More
There are a few requirements that surprise people when they first form an LLC or incorporate, and one of those requirements is naming a registered agent. Some of the business owners I talk to have no idea what a registered agent even is, and many of the people who have heard of one know very little Read More
Running your own online business is tough enough. Staying compliant with state sales tax laws makes things even tougher. These days online sellers are branching out, selling on multiple platforms like eBay, Amazon, Etsy, and Shopify in addition to their own websites. At the same time, states are ch Read More
This Small Business Trends post shares news of the latest free offering at Free Meeting Minutes and Corporate Document Templates are now available for all entrepreneurs to utilize. Read More
Mergers and acquisitions are difficult to accomplish. They require strong preparation, sophisticated advisors, and a dedicated management team. Richard Harroch shares various lessons learned from M&A transactions involving the sale of private companies, from the perspective of the selling company. Read More
There is a familiar courtroom saying that goes, "A person who decides to represent themselves has a fool for a client." What that means is that you shouldn't cut corners when it comes to legal matters especially in your business. There is just too much at stake. That same idea can apply to what you Read More
Just because someone you trust recommends an attorney, doesn't automatically mean that attorney will be a perfect fit. Here's what you need to think about when interviewing potential business lawyers.
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Does your site or blog use the word "entrepreneur"? If it does, you could be the next victim of notorious trademark bully, Entrepreneur magazine. Entrepreneur is not going after a tiny Nashville business incubator called the Entrepreneur Center for having the e-word in its name. Read More
Everybody's heard that worn-out piece of wisdom — get any deal you make in writing because something could always go south with the deal. We hear it regularly, but not all of us do it. It's a bit of a hassle, especially for small agreements. It doesn't make sense to require a contract if you're pay Read More
Many federal employment laws – such as the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII and COBRA – don’t apply to any business with fewer than 15 employees. But some laws can apply to a business with even just one employee. Read More

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