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What You Need to Know About Business License and Permit Requirements

If you are starting a new business, there are so many things to consider and think about.

But it’s important, in the midst of all of this, not to overlook federal, state, and local business license and permit requirements. Almost every business, even one that is home-based, is required to obtain some form of license or...
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12 Things You Need to Know About Buying or Selling a Small Business

When buying or selling a business there are many issues to consider and ultimately resolve in order to ensure that both parties receive what they have bargained for.

Every transaction is unique and will require the assistance of your attorney, CPA and other trusted advisors, but at a minimum, the following should be considered:
Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreement When entering...
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Stay Bonus Agreements: What They Are and How to Use Them

A stay bonus agreement, also referred to as a retention bonus agreement, is a written agreement between a company and a key employee to encourage the employee to stay with the company.

Understanding the definition and purpose of this type of bonus agreement is critical for both business owners and employees.

What is a Stay Bonus?

A stay...
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LLC Members: What You Need to Know about Your Fiduciary Duties

As a member of an LLC, you may owe a fiduciary duty to the company.

The two key fiduciary duties are the duty of loyalty and the duty of care. Whether you have a fiduciary duty will depend on the LLC’s management structure and whether you have management responsibilities. Understanding your duties is essential to avoiding...
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