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RocketSign: Fast Digital Signatures & More

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Since our founding in 2008, Rocket Lawyer has been committed to providing affordable and simple legal services for all. Early on, we realized that developing and delivering a fast and […]

Do I Need To Pay Taxes On Private Sales Transactions?

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You may be required to pay taxes on private sales transactions. Some sales profits are considered capital gains by the IRS and some purchases require you to pay local sales taxes. Find out more about what your tax obligations might be at Rocket Lawyer.

2021 Eviction Moratorium Extension and Tenant Rent Relief Update

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Millions of Americans continue to struggle financially as businesses big and small fight to stay afloat amid repeated pandemic shutdowns and re-openings. Renters, in particular, worry about the possibility of […]

Federal holidays & overtime pay: How to calculate time and a half

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Are you an employer wondering how holiday pay works? Rocket Lawyer explains the legalities of working on a holiday and the meaning of time and a half.

How Should Employers Respond to Workplace Injuries?

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Serious workplace injuries happen every day across America. No employer wants to see employees injured while doing their jobs. Unfortunately, accidents happen no matter how much you try to avoid […]

State and Federal Eviction Moratorium Updates for Landlords

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If you’re a landlord, then you’re well aware that many state governors enacted eviction moratoriums to protect vulnerable tenants during stay-at-home orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, certain […]

Keep Renters From Burning Down Your Property on the 4th of July

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Independence Day celebrations are almost here, and with them comes the risk of accidents and fires. While most people take precautions, landlords have an additional worry when it comes to […]

How To Pay Employees for 4th of July

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While we all may agree that the Fourth of July is a joyous time of year, for small business employers, it can also be confusing. After all, the Fourth of […]

Should I Sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

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Many people believe a Prenuptial Agreement, or prenup, is a bad idea because it implies they are planning on a divorce at the same time they’re planning a wedding. But […]

What Employers Can Do To Prepare for Emergencies at Work

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Is your business prepared for workplace emergencies? As vaccination rates increase and your business reopens with customers and employees returning to shops, offices, and worksites, it may be time to […]

Strategies for Managing Your Own Rental Property

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Being a landlord may appear easy from the outside, but once you get started, you quickly find out how hard it can be. Keeping the amount of time you spend […]

Lend Money to Family and Friends the Smart Way

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Many people turn to friends and family for loans when buying a large asset or starting up a business. Lending to family and friends is a high-risk undertaking with little […]

Use a Cease and Desist Letter To Stop Debt Collection Harassment

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As a consumer, you have a wide variety of rights under both federal and state laws to stop harassment by creditors. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is a […]