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If you operate a business that has a bricks-and-mortar presence, your monthly lease payment is likely among the most significant of your operating expenses. A commercial lease is the document you sign with the owner of the property that...

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In recent years, many consumers have become wary of conducting business online due to hacking schemes, fraud, identity theft, spamming, and more. In order to attract business from hesitant online users, you must get them to trust that your...

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California small business attorney Claire Kalia has been invited to speak at a first-of-its-kind conference this fall hosted by Intuit QuickBooks. Occurring between October 20th and 23rd of this year, the QuickBooks Connect conference will take place in San...

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Almost every business owner will engage in a contract at some point in time. A contract is an agreement between two or more parties that legally binds each party to uphold their end of the bargain. If one party...

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Business owners have many different kinds of responsibilities under the federal, state, and local laws. In fact, as a business owner, you may not even be aware of some of your legal responsibilities. For this reason, one important responsibility...

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When starting a new business, most people are excited to get out and sell and market their product or service as soon as possible. While this excitement is understandable, it is important for entrepreneurs to ensure that they are...

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A business’s identity is among its most important assets. Fortunately, legal mechanisms exist that allow a business to be able to protect its name and other identifying characteristics from being misappropriated or used by others. A trademark is a...

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As a business owner, hiring your first employee is a big step. While it is certainly a milestone of growth, it also triggers a variety of legal issues of which every business owner should be aware. It is extremely...

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When an entrepreneur decides to make their business official, two business entities they may commonly consider are the limited liability company (LLC) and the S Corporation (S-Corp). While these two entities have several similarities and shared benefits, they also...

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A sole proprietorship is perhaps the simplest business entity available for self-employed individuals. In fact, many people have a sole proprietorship without even realizing they do. For example, a college student offering lawn services in the neighborhood to make...

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