How To Protect Your Business With a Non-Disclosure Agreement


A Non-Disclosure Agreement (or NDA) is often referred to as a confidentiality agreement, proprietary agreement, or secrecy agreement. Employers, businesses, artists, and other individuals use this legal document to keep […]

When and How to Repay Your Deferred Payroll Taxes


There were several legislative and executive actions taken in 2020 designed to provide tax relief to individuals and small business owners adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of those […]

Do You Need to Trademark Your Business Name?

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Running your own business can be a major challenge for even the smallest of operations. As a small business owner, you are acutely aware of the many demands on your […]

How Are Multi-Member LLCs and Their Members Taxed?


Limited liability companies, or LLCs, are popular business entities. Many families, friends, and married couples starting a business choose this type of structure for its simplicity and for the liability […]

Tax Season 2021: How To Survive an IRS Tax Audit


Being audited by the IRS? Rocket Lawyer has your all-inclusive guide to IRS audit, including causes of an IRS audit and what to do if you’re audited.

Handling a Cease and Desist Order for Violating COVID-19 Regulations


As a business owner, you know  how difficult it is to keep up with the changing federal, state, and local COVID-19 regulations. If you are not properly following the government’s […]

Are There Tax Extensions Available for Businesses Filing in 2021?


Filing income tax returns and paying taxes is not something most small business owners or sole proprietors enjoy doing, but it is something that every entrepreneur must do. Understanding the […]

What’s In the New $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill for You?


Much of the American Rescue Plan promised by Joe Biden following his Presidential victory in 2020 was delivered on March 11, 2021, when the President signed H.R. 1319, the American […]

How To Incorporate Your Business in 3 Easy Steps


Small business owners have been spending the last year riding the ups and downs of the pandemic and waiting for what we all hope is a post-pandemic surge of economic […]

SBA Offers New Resources for Women-Owned Businesses


There are 12.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States, comprising 40% of all U.S. businesses and generating an estimated $1.8 trillion annually according to the National Association of Women […]

7 Tips to Avoid a Small Business Tax Audit


Receiving a notice that you are being audited can be very nerve-wracking, especially for a small business. You need to put all of your time and attention into actually running […]

Raising Your Profile as a Black-Owned Business During the Pandemic


The pandemic has caused financial upheaval for businesses across the country. From trying to find new customers to adjusting how to do business while keeping people safe, these issues have […]