What Are the Steps To Register a Trademark?

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A trademark protects brand names, logos, catchphrases, and more. Trademark rights and protections are established as soon as you create the trademark and start using it to sell your products […]

Why Your Business Needs a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

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Employers are looking for ways to encourage their employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination as they become more readily available so that business operations can return to normal. Many employers […]

8 Things To Do After Forming Your LLC


Some business owners assume that they do not have to take any additional actions after forming their LLC. In many cases, creating your LLC is just the first step to […]

What Are Corporate Bylaws and Do You Need Them?


There is a lot to learn when you are a new business owner, including the legal aspects of what you need to do to maintain your company. The corporate structure […]

How Far Back Can the IRS Go When Auditing Your Business?


Tax filings and payment deadlines can be stressful for small business owners. The prospect of an IRS audit can certainly add to that stress. With the IRS set to increase […]

Tax Deadline for Small Businesses Hit Hard by the February Winter Storm


The winter storms that hit Texas and other states beginning on February 11, 2021 made headlines worldwide. Unfortunately, the storms’ severity and an infrastructure ill-equipped  to handle resulting utility and […]

What Happens if I Use a Trademark Without Permission?


A trademark is any word, phrase, logo, or combination that distinguishes the source of one product or service from another in the marketplace. Businesses use trademarks to identify their products […]

How Long Does an IRS Tax Audit Take?

Learning that your small business will be subject to an IRS tax audit can be unnerving. Most entrepreneurs in that position understandably want the audit completed as quickly as possible. […]

When Are 2021 Q2 Estimated Taxes Due?


You are, in most cases, required to make estimated tax payments to the IRS if you are self-employed, or if you expect to owe the IRS $1,000 or more when […]

Check These 7 Things Before Reopening Office Buildings for Work


Did you close down your office space or building during the pandemic, or did your workers or tenants temporarily vacate to work from home? Office reopenings are starting to pick […]

Extended FFCRA Tax Credit for Employers Offering COVID Paid Leave

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), passed in 2020, has a range of provisions designed to help individuals and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Among those provisions was […]

Are There Tax Benefits To Changing a C-Corp to a Partnership or S-Corp?


Choosing a type of business structure for your company is an important decision, one that should not be made lightly. Entrepreneurs who have created and formed their businesses as C-Corporations […]