COVID-19 Business Losses: How to Track Loss of Income

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Whether you operate a brick-and-mortar business or work as an independent contractor, if your income has been impacted by COVID-19, you should be keeping records. As the coronavirus pandemic continues […]

Tenant Screening Questions: Background Check Details to Cover

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It pays to use caution when renting out a residential property, as choosing the wrong tenant can cost you. At a minimum, you want to be sure they’ll pay the […]

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Enforcement Begins

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Enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) started on July 1, 2020. Following a series of other state laws protecting the privacy rights of California residents, the CCPA covers […]

Rental Income Tax Guide: COVID-19 Tax Relief & More

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Becoming a landlord presents incredible opportunities for stable passive income. However, on top of the general uncertainty brought forth by a pandemic, renting out property also presents new financial and […]

Supreme Court Birth Control Ruling: Answers for Employers

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As an employer, your people are your greatest asset, so it is important to keep them healthy and happy. Providing healthcare coverage and other benefits not only allows you to […]

The CROWN Act: Banning Hair Discrimination at Work

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As of July 1, 2020, Virginia is the latest U.S. state where hair discrimination is illegal. Passed earlier this year, Virginia’s CROWN Act prevents discrimination on the basis of hair, […]

Common Coronavirus Scams for Small Businesses to Avoid

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As a small business owner, you should always be on guard against fraud, and now—given the upcoming July 15th tax deadline and general vulnerability created by the COVID-19 pandemic—you’ll want […]

Lease Clauses Every Landlord Should Understand

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Renting out residential property creates substantial risk for any landlord. That’s why it’s always a good idea to sign a Lease Agreement outlining the details of the arrangement. When drafted […]

Property Manager’s Toolkit: Key Documents for Tenants to Sign

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Managing rental paperwork can be a daunting task and staying organized is difficult. That’s why we’ve launched Rocket Sign™—fast digital signatures to help every landlord and property manager sign documents […]

Rocket Sign™: 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 […]

H-1B Visa Ban: How Will the Executive Order Impact Employers?

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In light of the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. economy, President Trump has issued a new executive order restricting certain employment-related immigration visas—most notably, the H-1B visa for skilled […]

Making Juneteenth a Holiday? Review Your HR Policies, Too!

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Also known as Freedom Day, Juneteenth celebrates liberation from slavery in the United States. The commemoration of Juneteenth started in Texas in 1980, and over the last few decades, it […]