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The 5 Ps of Choosing a Registered Agent for Your Business

June 30, 2020

Via: Business 2 Community

One of the most basic requirements of setting up a business or nonprofit is appointing a registered agent for service of process. When you register a legal entity in any U.S. state, you are required to list a physical address […]


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Beijing passes Hong Kong national security law opposed by foreign business groups

June 30, 2020

Via: Fortune

China’s central government on Tuesday unanimously passed a National Security Law to be imposed in Hong Kong, according to multiple reports from local media, each citing unnamed sources. The measure moved forward despite widespread opposition from lawmakers and citizens in […]


Finance, Legal

How to Navigate the Volatile Business-Funding Environment

June 23, 2020

Via: Entrepreneur

Debt is extremely cheap nowadays. The federal government and Federal Reserve are injecting trillions of dollars into the U.S. economy, which means entrepreneurs can access loans at historically low rates. (In March, the Fed cut interest rates to zero.) And […]


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Can You Break Your Lease During a Pandemic?

June 16, 2020

Via: FindLaw

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the economy and keep unemployment rates high, some people may be looking for more affordable housing options. If you are in this boat as a renter considering breaking your lease, you should be […]


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Supreme Court Rules LGBTQ Workers Protected From Discrimination

June 15, 2020

Via: FindLaw

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday that federal workplace anti-discrimination laws cover gay and transgender workers. The 6-3 ruling brings immediate relief to millions of LGBTQ workers across the country, who can no longer be fired […]


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What the law says about forcing employees back to the office

April 27, 2020

Via: Fortune

On Friday, the State of Georgia declared a variety of businesses, including hair salons and gyms, could open their doors again even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage. This week, other states will follow suit. This situation poses a […]


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Tax deadline could be delayed past April 15 due to coronavirus

March 11, 2020

Via: Fortune

Americans might have a little longer to file their taxes, thanks to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The Trump administration is likely to extend the filing deadline for taxes in 2020 beyond April 15, the Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday. The […]


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Thinking of Going Cashless with Your Business? Don’t!

January 29, 2020

Via: Small Business Trends

Are you thinking about going cashless with your business? Before you start investing in only cashless solutions as part of your Point of Sale (POS) system, take a minute. This is because more cities and states are introducing legislation banning […]


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Top 20 Small Business Tax Mistakes

January 27, 2020

Via: Small Business Trends

Filing a tax return for your business each year is something you must do. But you don’t want to make mistakes that can result in higher taxes than you really owe, draw IRS attention to your return, or cost you […]


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All of your questions on filing taxes in 2020, answered

January 24, 2020

Via: Fortune

The April 15 deadline is still a fair distance away, but the 2020 tax season is upon us. And while it might not be quite as chaotic as last year’s (now that we’ve had a year to adjust to the […]