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A Message from Rocket Lawyer Founder, Charley Moore

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If you’re like me, you didn’t know much about the novel coronavirus at the start of this year. A few short months later, communities around the world fight the same […]

Paycheck Protection Program Guide for Small Business Owners

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HELP FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: THE $349 BILLION PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM  Last updated April 7, 2020 Small businesses experiencing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have access to a […]

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Guide for Small Business Owners

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HELP FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN PROGRAM  There is a wide variety of financing options available for small businesses that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Answering employers’ questions about coronavirus

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Charley Moore, Rocket Lawyer Founder and CEO answers common legal questions for employers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic for HR Executive. The questions address issues that could arise in […]

FMLA guidelines and paid sick leave legal answers for employers

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Enacted in 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is designed to protect employees by helping them balance their work responsibilities with family obligations related to medical issues. If […]

FMLA, paid family leave & leave of absence legal answers for employees

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Understanding your employer’s time off policies can be confusing. When can you use PTO or paid family leave? If a family member is sick, what options do you have for […]

Paid sick leave laws by state and recent federal legislation

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As a result of the coronavirus crisis, the federal government, along with several states and municipalities are taking emergency legal actions, including making changes to the law. While a new […]

Coronavirus questions: Legal answers for employers

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As communities around the globe mobilize to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, it’s important for employers to be familiar with best practices for keeping your employees safe […]

Coronavirus emergency preparedness: 5 key legal documents

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As communities mobilize to preserve public health in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, you may have concerns about how to remain protected legally. Regardless of whether the virus has […]

Rental income tax guide for landlords

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Becoming a landlord presents incredible opportunities for stable passive income. However, it also presents new financial and legal obligations, including paying rental income tax. There are several nuances to taxation […]

When to hire an accountant vs. when to use accounting software

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Small business growth is great, but it does come with challenges. More revenue, profit, and investments in the future of your business lead to more complex accounting needs.  Although this […]

AB-5 exemptions and opportunities: Should I form an LLC?

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California’s new law, Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5), codified a state supreme court decision reclassifying what constitutes an independent contractor versus an employee. The intention behind the law is to stop […]