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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CA Assembly Bill 5 update

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California’s new bill Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5)  has been in effect for less than a month and it already has had its fair share of legal challenges. AB-5 went into […]

W-2 deadline, 1099 forms, and online filing: Employment tax FAQs

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The deadline for filing W-2 and 1099-MISC forms is fast approaching. Here are a few quick answers to common questions about the W-2 deadline, 1099 forms, and online filing from […]

New York employment law changes for 2020

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As a business owner, you may not be able to predict what legal problems you’ll face in the future, but you can avoid a number of issues by making an […]

Small business resolutions to help you grow in 2020

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It’s the start of a new year and a new decade. People naturally look ahead as the new year arrives, thinking of what opportunities await them and what they’d like […]