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Six Ways to Protect Your Small Business from Legal Trouble

We’ve all heard the statistics on how many small businesses fail. Competent management and understanding of your market can save you from the most common pitfalls. But what about legal trouble? A lawsuit can crush even the most prosperous small business, and yet many business owners find themselves unprepared for the possibility. Here are a […]

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What Needs to Happen During the Record Suspension Process

There is nothing more rewarding that being able to travel around the world. Being able to see how different cultures live is a great way for a person to extend their knowledge of the world. In order to travel in Canada and any other areas, you will have to have a clear record to travel […]

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IRS Moves to Protect Businesses from Tax Fraud

A new report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration details how the IRS is planning to detect and act on individuals using tax information from U.S. businesses frequently. The report, which is titled “Processes Are Being Established to Detect Business Identity Theft; However, Additional Actions Can Help Improve Detection,”

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Startup Company Offers Lawyers On-Demand

Can lawyers-on-demand revolutionize the legal industry as we know it? John Suh certainly thinks so, and he’s got a plan to make it happen. His company, LegalZoom, has been called “Uber for lawyers.” In practice, it’s hard to not see the similarities. Launched in 2010, the startup began offering small businesses a subscription plan that […]

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How Incorporating Can Reduce Your Self-Employment Taxes

If you’re self-employed and run your own business, you already know just how much that self-employment tax can hurt. Self-employed people typically pay higher Social Security and Medicare taxes than those who are employees of a company, as they must pay their share as well as their employer’s share. One way to reduce your SE […]

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Protect Your Small Business from Employee Lawsuits

Employee lawsuits are one of the biggest risks that small businesses face. These legal proceedings are not only expensive and time consuming but also pose significant threat to damage the reputation of your company. Worst still, they can demoralize your employees. It is therefore imperative to protect your small business from possible employee lawsuits.

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3 Ways to Foolproof Your Business from a Messy Relationship

There’s no way you can foolproof a business, more so if it’s from a problematic relationship. You’ll just have to fix the relationship first. But no union is without its disputes and troubles, from minor squabbles to divorce-inducing battles, so it’s a tricky situation to be married and run a separate or joint business venture.

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When to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

The decision to hire a specialist lawyer is one that takes time. Law specialists are on hand to make sure that your legal proceedings go as smoothly as possible. What is more, this kind of specialist help can ensure that you are taking the right steps.

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Are You Owed Overtime Pay?

Federal law states that every hour worked ought to be paid according to the state’s definition of minimum wage as well as what a certain company defines their hourly rate to be. In addition, overtime is supposed to be paid at a rate of 1.5 times the normal hourly rate.

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The Pros and Cons of Incorporating

Incorporating your business transforms it into a legal entity separate from you, capable of starting a lawsuit, buying property or even committing crime. Of course, the decision to incorporate depends on your business and your needs and it isn’t right for every business.

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