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7 Essential Tax Tips for Vacation Property Owners

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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. […]

Starting a Business During COVID-19

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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 […]

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

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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, […]

When Are 4th Quarter 2020 Estimated Taxes Due?

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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. […]

What Is a Furlough and What Does It Mean for Employees?

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As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the United States, numerous local and state governments have ordered the closure of non-essential businesses. That, in turn, has forced employers to […]

Plans for COVID Small Business Relief in the Biden Administration

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Small businesses continue to struggle in the closing days of 2020 as COVID-19 infections increase across the U.S. Since we are experiencing a presidential transition at the same time that […]

5 Ways to Protect Your Personal Data in 2021

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The security of personal data in the hands of private companies has been a hotly debated topic in recent years. Many states have enacted data privacy laws that protect their […]

Stuck in Paradise: Emily and Fabian’s COVID Wedding Story

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When Emily moved to Brazil in 2016, she didn’t expect to meet her future husband and to stay in Brazil indefinitely. But that’s exactly what happened.  Emily, an English teacher […]

5 Legal Documents You’ll Need to End a Residential Lease

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Leases are temporary arrangements by their nature. Even though both parties are expecting the lease to end at some point, it’s important to protect everyone’s rights by doing it properly. […]

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.

Making an Anti-Discrimination Policy for Your Business

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Maintaining a workplace that’s free from discrimination not only ensures a more diverse, harmonious, and productive workplace, it’s also the law. It’s your responsibility as an employer to clearly inform […]

Will You Owe Gift Taxes if You Are Giving or Receiving a Large Gift?

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Giving gifts to family, friends, or beloved organizations or institutions are common at the end of the year. Acts of kindness and generosity are almost always appreciated. However, for those […]