AB-5 and freelance writers: What’s the impact of the CA law?

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Many California freelance writers fear the financial repercussions that Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5) will bring in 2020. Effective January 1, AB-5 targets gig economy workers, who are currently classified as […]

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.

Small Business Saturday: 7 last-minute marketing ideas

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On November 30th, millions of shoppers will head out to support local businesses in celebration of Small Business Saturday. Make it easy for your community to support you with these […]

Small business funding resources for veterans

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Are you a veteran and an owner of a small business? Learn about some resources and lenders that offer options for military veterans.

The small business owner’s guide to CCPA compliance

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Many businesses will be undergoing massive data privacy policy changes due to a new California law that is set to take effect on January 1, 2020.  The law is titled […]

California privacy law: What is CCPA and does it apply to my business?

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California has always been a leader in protecting the inalienable rights of its residents, so much so that it amended the state constitution to include the right of privacy. Following […]

AB-5: California redefines independent contractor vs. employee

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The rising popularity of the gig economy has permanently changed the employment landscape. With some of the largest gig economy companies being rideshare and food delivery services, a recent shift […]

Small business insurance: How can it protect you?

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You’ve worked hard to build up your business. From late nights and hard work to tackling significant self-doubt, it’s an understatement to say you’ve come a long way. That’s why […]

8 must-know tax tips for your side hustle

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As tax season gets into full swing and Americans everywhere gear up for that ever looming April 15th deadline, there is no shortage of information for business owners—or for traditional […]

5 Great Reasons to Incorporate Your Business

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If you’re launching your business or have a side hustle, consider incorporation. Here are our 5 reasons to incorporate your business, it is a great idea for your business, and it’s a lot easier than you think.

Supporting local businesses on Small Business Saturday

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While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great times to shop for the holidays (who doesn’t love great discounts?!), both shopping days mainly benefit large retailers. However, Small Business Saturday […]

Small business opportunities during the holidays

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Early planning and consistent marketing is the best way to ensure a successful holiday sales season, especially for small businesses. This year, Americans are planning to spend an average of […]