Tag Archives: small business

Is Your Business Ready for the Tidal Wave of Changes to Virginia Employment Laws?

Virginia has historically been known as a business-friendly state, with relatively few laws enacted specifically for the protection of employees.

That reputation will certainly change as the seismic shift in the political landscape of Virginia has resulted in a virtual tsunami of changes designed to protect employees.  While the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting government-imposed restrictions on...
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How to Protect Your Family When You and Your Spouse Work in the Same Business

You and your spouse live together, you work together, and chances are you spend a lot of your free time together.

Having a successful marriage and business takes a lot of hard work and dedication but can also be among the most rewarding things in life. But what happens when your business hits a bump in...
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What SBA Economic Disaster Assistance is Available in Response to COVID-19?

Part 1: Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, PL 116-123 (March 6, 2020)

ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER (“EID”) LOANS As authorized by PL116-123, the SBA has made Economic Injury Disaster Loans ("EID Loans") available for qualifying businesses that have suffered economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus epidemic. Below is a summary of the SBA's eligibility...
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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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