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Trump’s Limits on Legal Immigration Could Hit Businesses Hard

December 10, 2018

Via: Wired

The Trump administration’s relentless efforts to crack down on undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers are well known—from the recent deployment of US troops to stop a “caravan” of migrants that hadn’t yet reached the border to the president’s promise to […]


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3 Questions to Ask Before Picking the Right Licensing Partner

November 26, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Among the many complications facing today’s leading cannabis brands is finding a way to execute a multi-state expansion strategy. Federal law prohibits interstate cannabis shipments, so product manufacturers are faced with a dilemma: Either own the licensed facilities in the […]


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How Will New Tax Laws Impact Cyber Monday?

November 21, 2018

Via: FindLaw

In June 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled that states should impose some sort of remote tax laws on local retailers that sell their wares online to people out of state, tossing out the old legal threshold of “physical […]


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What is Royalty Free and What Does it Mean for Your Small Business?

November 19, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

You’ve probably seen the term “royalty-free” before — perhaps on stock photos, background music or other types of intellectual property. But what exactly does it mean? Copyright law can be complicated for small businesses to navigate. But it is important […]


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New Rule Requires Changes in Accounting Practices for Contract Based Businesses

November 7, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Not trying to scare you or anything, but if you haven’t done one thing to address ASC 606 compliance yet, and you operate a contract-based business with multi-year contracts especially, you are pushing it. Revenue is the key indicator of […]


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Will Bankruptcy Stop Foreclosure?

November 6, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Foreclosure and bankruptcy are two words no homeowner ever wants to hear. But when you’ve given it your all, the only thing you can do is find the next best thing. Here are a few tips to consider. What Exactly […]


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When Is It Too Late to Change My Lawyer?

October 31, 2018

Via: FindLaw

You did the right thing; you looked at all the reasons to hire a lawyer, and you did. The only problem? You might’ve hired the wrong one. Maybe you had your suspicions early on. Maybe you disagree with your lawyer’s […]


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10 Legal Mistakes Every Startup Should Avoid Making

October 29, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

There are lots of business booby-traps that you need to avoid as a start up. Among the biggest are legal mistakes that can cost you a lot of money. Small Business Trends contacted Paul Kassabian, Legal Product Counsel at LegalZoom […]


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Licensing Contracts: Overview for Small Business

October 22, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Sometimes you come up with a great idea for yourself, sometimes you come up with one for someone else. Or maybe you don’t have the resources right now to take advantage of your good idea, but someone else does. So […]


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5 Business Tax Breaks for Disasters

October 15, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

When disaster strikes, the IRS may give businesses more time to meet certain tax responsibilities. For example, following Hurricane Florence the IRS announced relief for victims of that disaster: Businesses with extensions (e.g., calendar-year partnerships and S corporations whose 2017 […]