Archive for April 2018

what is dba

What is a DBA?

A DBA, or “doing business as” is the practice of using a fictitious or assumed business name to trade under. On this blog post, we are talking about what a DBA is and how to file if it is needed.

blockchain entreprenur

Blockchain explained: An overview for entrepreneurs

Blockchain is getting a lot of buzz in the media. We are discussing some important considerations for entrepreneurs to stay current on how blockchain could affect your business.

employee handbook

The importance of having an Employee Handbook

Having an Employee Handbook can help communicate basic yet important information like procedures and policies to workers. Learn more about an employee handbook today.

corporate compliance

What is corporate compliance and how do I maintain it?

No matter the size of your business, corporate compliance matters. Without it, you could be put out of business. Corporate compliance is making sure your company complies with all laws, […]

lunch breaks

5 things to know about rest and lunch breaks

Everyone can appreciate a break every once and awhile but does an employer have to provide one legally? Rocket Lawyer is discussing five things you should know about employment laws regarding breaks.

private seller bill of sale

Do I need to pay taxes on private sales transactions?

You may be required to pay taxes on private sales transactions. Some sales profits are considered capital gains by the IRS and some purchases require you to pay local sales taxes. Find out more about what your tax obligations might be at Rocket Lawyer.

data privacy tax season

How to audit your data privacy during tax season

It’s never a bad idea to check your date privacy settings. Rocket Lawyer is talking about a few things you can to do to protect your personal information.

debt collection

Debt collection harassment: Know your rights

It is important to know your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act so you can protect yourself from unfair debt collection practices. We put together a guide to help understand what can and cannot be done when collecting on a debt.

tax questions

FAQs regarding the new tax law

We got the chance to chat with On Call attorney Stuart Bronstein and he answered some of the top questions regarding the new tax law.

filing back taxes

What happens if you don’t file taxes?

What happens if you don’t file your taxes on time? Back taxes can be problematic, but Rocket Lawyer has tips on how to file your taxes legally.