Do You Hire Workers For Your Business?

Do Not Misclassifying Your Independent Contractors When You Hire Workers! This Can Cost Your Business! Speak With A Lawyer! Many Business Owners Hire Workers For Their Business Many business owners must hire workers to perform activities. Misclassifying employees as independent contractors is a serious issue that could cost your company money. As a business owner, you must know the penalties you need to avoid. Do You Know What Is The Legal Significance Between Employees & Independent Contractors? Do not misclassify workers as independent contractors when in fact they're employees. You can be penalized. Business owners are more protected [...]

Do You Hire Workers For Your Business?2022-09-11T13:12:43-07:00

Trademark Protection

Do You Want Trademark Protection For Your Business? Your trademark protection is a valuable asset to your business.  It represents your brand and distinguishes you from your competitors.  The legal rights that come with having a registered trademark are essential to your long-lasting success in the marketplace.  Consider how to protect your trademark with these 6 strategies. Choose a Strong Mark from the Start Complete a Comprehensive Trademark Search Register Your Trademark with the USPTO Police Your Mark Consider Registering Internationally Maintain Your Trademark Do You Want To Get Trademark Protection? If you follow certain [...]

Trademark Protection2022-09-14T01:49:41-07:00

Do You Know What Is A Sole Proprietorship?

Sole Proprietorship! This is the default business entity form. Do You Run A Business? Do You Know What Is A Sole Proprietorship? When you don't register your business with the Secretary of State, your default status is a "Sole Proprietorship". You do not need to register your business to operate as a Sole Proprietor. Additionally, if you want to operate your business under a name other than your own, you can always file a "Doing Business As" (DBA), which is also known as a Fictitious Name. Once filed with the proper municipal agencies, the documents can be used [...]

Do You Know What Is A Sole Proprietorship?2022-09-12T18:41:13-07:00

Do Not Misclassify Your Employees As Independent Contractors

LEARN THE "ABC TEST" FOR CLASSIFYING INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS ABC Test For Independent Contractors Do You Run A Business? If you run a business you will enter into contracts.  You will deal with other businesses.  You will likely deal with independent contractors.  The IRS identifies people such as doctors, dentists, veterinarians, lawyers, accountants, contractors, subcontractors, public stenographers, or auctioneers who are in an independent trade, business, or profession in which they offer their services to the general public are legally independent contractors. However, the classification of a contractor vs. employee is based on fact specific circumstances. The general rule [...]

Do Not Misclassify Your Employees As Independent Contractors2022-09-15T15:47:48-07:00

What Is The Difference Between An Independent Contractor & Employee?

What Are Independent Contractors?  Independent contractors are responsible for their own work.  An independent contractor is a person who has decided to independently work for himself or herself. An independent contractor is responsible to pay his own self-employment and payroll taxes, and deal with risks and liabilities attached to his work himself. Independent contractors pay their own work expenses, tools, and materials to perform a service. The independent contractor also self advertises his services to anyone that might want them. Independent contractors have a right to control what is provided in the contract and what the contract entails. They are [...]

What Is The Difference Between An Independent Contractor & Employee?2020-03-27T13:20:12-07:00

Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation

WHAT ARE MEMBERS OF THE NONPROFIT PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION? Membership for a Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation is optional.  The reasons for providing membership in a nonprofit include: (1) Attract funds through membership, or (2) Establish support in the community.  However, many administrative burdens are associated with forming a membership organization and it is more common for a nonprofit to not have members.   If the nonprofit includes membership, the Bylaws must address the controlling provisions for membership such as qualifications, method of selection, expulsion, dues and fees, notice and frequency of meetings, the number required for a quorum to make decisions, [...]

Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation2020-03-20T22:42:39-07:00