Archive for January 2021

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What Are the Legal Consequences of an Eviction?

If you’ve been evicted, there’s a good chance that your housing problems aren’t over, even if you’ve turned your financial situation around. Evictions are a serious matter, which is why […]

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How to Plan a Wedding Around COVID-19 Restrictions

Throughout 2020, couples who were planning their weddings found themselves making last-minute changes as states and cities threw new restrictions at them. With 2021 bringing a new wedding season, many […]

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Should You Copyright Your Business Website?

A copyright legally protects original works of authorship from being published or copied without the original creator’s permission. It covers both published and unpublished works. It addresses things like writings, […]

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Short-Term Rentals for COVID-19 Compliance

Staying on top of public health guidelines and state and local travel restrictions has become a necessity during the pandemic. Short-term rental property owners have had ample time to prepare […]

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How to Write a Business Plan During the Pandemic

A detailed business plan offers small businesses an essential tool for starting a new venture or reimagining an existing one. It can be a compass that points towards success by […]

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Should You Incorporate Your Rental Property?

As a rental property owner, you have to address a lot of challenges—from midnight phone calls about leaking water to ensuring that tax payments are paid on time. With the […]

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Identify Your Target Audience and Grow Your Small Business

Learning the ins and outs of marketing for your business takes a good deal of commitment. It’s easy to get lost in all of the techniques because there can be […]

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Should You File for Bankruptcy?

In an effort to survive the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, more and more Americans are going deeper and deeper into debt. Businesses are shuttering for good and workers […]

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Small Business Tax Deadline: Unemployment Reports, W2s, and 1099s

The year-end rush many small businesses face may end when the calendar turns from 2020 to 2021. However, small business owners and managers must then turn their attention to meeting […]

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What Are the Rules for Presidential Pardons?

The President of the United States is granted many powers under the Constitution. One of these powers is the power to give pardons, which is granted under Article II, Section […]

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What You Should Know About Personal Bankruptcy Laws and COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals have experienced financial hardship. Because of this, there has been an influx of people who are exploring various avenues to help them get […]

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When Should Businesses Use Tax Form 1099-NEC Instead of 1099-MISC?

Many small businesses rely on independent contractors either instead of, or in addition to, W2 employees. If you pay independent contractors to provide services for your company, be aware that […]

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How to Avoid Eviction During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic, which prompted shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders in an effort to slow the spread of the virus, upended virtually everyone’s lives. It also disrupted people’s livelihoods, particularly those […]

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Protect Your Small Business from Cyberattacks

As a small business, you may not have thought much about cyberattacks. In fact, 54% of small businesses believe they are too small to be subjected to a cyberattack. But […]

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What You Need to Know About Becoming a Landlord in 2021

You can argue that 2021 is both the worst and best possible time to be a landlord. Due to COVID-19, tenants are out of jobs and unable to pay rent […]

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A Healthcare Power of Attorney is Part of Your COVID-19 Care Plan

COVID-19 is a confusing virus. Some people are barely affected by it, while others become seriously ill. People who are adversely affected can move from sick but stable to a […]

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7 Essential Tax Tips for Vacation Property Owners

If you rent your home or another property to vacationers, whether you handle the details directly or use a popular third-party rental service, the income you receive is likely taxable. […]

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Starting a Business During COVID-19

COVID-19 has forced businesses, new and old, to be creative about how they operate and how they offer goods and services. The companies that have been able to adjust quickly […]

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Should I Make or Revise My Living Will to Allow for COVID-19 Care?

COVID-19 is an unpredictable illness that can quickly turn a healthy individual into someone fighting for their life in a hospital. While the virus does not need to cause panic, […]

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When Are 4th Quarter 2020 Estimated Taxes Due?

If you are self-employed or started a business on the side in 2020 for extra income, you are required to pay estimated taxes to the IRS on a quarterly basis. […]