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Paying and Collecting Sales Tax as a Small Business

While the collection of sales tax seems simple in principle, it has become a complex and divisive area of concern for many businesses today. Many states have taken up legislation to require online retailers to pay sales tax in their states whether or not there is an established nexus with the state, and the retailers,

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Why a Website is Necessary for Success in Business

In this day and age of constant connectivity, the website that a business creates can be the difference between driving traffic and driving traffic away. This is true whether there is an e-commerce component to your business or not. For the purposes of this article, we will divide businesses into two categories — those who

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Pros and Cons of Forming a Business With Family Members

Business ideas between family members form frequently and easily, as sometimes those are the people we spend the most time with and bounce ideas around with the most. However, it is not always the best idea to go into business with your family members. Make sure you carefully evaluate the following pros and cons to

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Mergers and Acquisitions Now Common Business Practice

It seems like every day in the news we hear of a big merger or acquisition. One large company consumes another big company and becomes the big fish in the pond. Recently, Amazon bought Whole Foods, and CVS acquired Aetna. While the larger companies make the headlines, there are several mid-size and smaller companies that

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Risks in Employee Onboarding

Proper employee onboarding is essential to the success of your business. It helps new employees better understand the mission and culture of your company. A successful employee onboarding experience can boost employee morale, confidence, retention, and productivity, which can improve your bottom line. However, a disorganized and confusing employee onboarding experience can cause legal problems

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Companies can Offer and Sell Securities Through Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has given companies permission to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding under Title III of the Jobs Act. Companies that want to offer and sell via crowdfunding should speak with a business law attorney who can help them navigate the process. Crowdfunding is a Growing Trend Crowdfunding is a

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Creating a Market Analysis for Your Business Plan

All parts of your business plan are important to your emerging business. One significant part of the plan is understanding your market analysis. Every business needs to be well-versed in their market and realize the potential financial success it can have in that market. Overall, the market analysis should demonstrate your knowledge of the market.

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Intellectual Property Matters

Start-ups and small companies often rely heavily on their intellectual property (IP) as they grow their businesses. An intellectual property attorney can ensure that you understand the significance of your IP at every stage of your company’s development. An attorney can tell you about copyright, trademark, and patent rights. Copyrights Copyrights protect original creations that

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Types of Nonprofit Organizations

Many business executives are crossing over to the nonprofit world. Many want to leave the hustle and grind of the corporate arena to a more relaxed and laid back environment for the common good. Nonprofit organizations have no owners and their purposes are to serve the needs of a community or enhance the welfare of

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The Importance of Business Records

Keeping good records is paramount to the success of your business. Proper business record keeping can help you examine the progress of your business and learn areas of growth as well as areas you need to improve. Good record keeping goes hand in hand with accurate financial statements about your business. Records can reveal profit

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