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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 […]


Legal

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 […]


Legal

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 […]


Legal

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 […]


Legal

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 […]


Legal

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 […]


Legal

Why You Need to Use NDAs to Protect Your Business

October 1, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Q: I’m a small-business owner, and we’re in a stage of growth. Do I really need employees and potential partners to sign NDAs? — Chris P., New Jersey There are many big-business practices that don’t necessarily apply to smaller companies. […]


Legal

5 Ways to Keep Your Small Business in Compliance

September 27, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

As you strive to grow your small business, there is one thing to keep in mind: ensuring its compliance. Each state has its own set of business laws to abide by. If you fail to do what the state requires, […]


Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions

Singapore fines Uber and Grab $9.5 million over merger

September 24, 2018

Via: Venture Beat

Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and finalized restrictions to open up the market to competitors after concluding that their merger in March has driven up prices. Uber sold its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival […]


Finance, Legal

Foxconn Hiring 3,000 Veterans in Exchange for Tax Credit

September 17, 2018

Via: FindLaw

When running a business, keeping costs down and retaining good employees are two of life’s major challenges. But what if you could do both at the same time? Foxconn just announced its plans to launch a military veteran recruiting campaign […]