Category Archives: Legal

To Partner or Not to Partner- THAT Is The Question!

Recently I received a phone call about an opportunity to purchase a turn-key business. After receiving several texts with the pertinent details, I called someone I thought might be interested in buying the business. After a short conversation, it became … Continue reading

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Tips to Avoid Age Discrimination Claims in Business Succession Planning

As the U.S. population ages, so does its workforce. According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor, one-third of the American workforce will be over the age of 55 in just three years. As a small business owner, chances are you … Continue reading

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3 Legal Tools to Help You Protect Your Business Idea

Your ideas aren’t worth anything if you don’t get them out there into the world. I come across a lot of entrepreneurs who are afraid that if they talk about their idea, it’ll get stolen and so they keep it … Continue reading

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Is That a Real Employee or a Common-Law Employee?

The IRS and the Department of Labor are cracking down on businesses that use contractors but treat them like real employees – or, as the IRS calls them, “common-law employees.”  Before you misclassify that contractor, ask yourself these 5 questions: … Continue reading

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