Business Law

Learn the basics on how to make sure your business meets all legal requirements. Get guidance on contracts, business licenses, and more.

Non-Profits and Profitability: Where Do Your Donated Dollars Really Go?

Have you ever wondered what happens to the money you donate to non-profit organizations? Or do you not donate because you don't know where it goes?…

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What You Should Know About Zoning Laws

If you plan to operate your business out of your house, it's a good idea to know how your local zoning laws apply to you.

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What Information Must Be Put Into Corporate Bylaws?

Bylaws are an important document that governs day-to-day operations for an organization. They contain very specific information that is essential for…

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Why Do I Need a Registered Agent?

Every business should have a registered agent and, in many cases, it's required by law.

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Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Differences You Need to Know

What does it mean to be an independent contractor and how is that status different from being a full employee?

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Why You Need a Business License

Getting the right licenses and permits for your business starts with knowing what they are and what they're for.

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Employment Law 101: Accounting for Vacation Pay

The U.S. government does not regulate benefits in the private work sector, but as an employee you do have rights.

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The Right to Refuse Service: Can a Business Refuse Service to Someone?

Religious freedom laws have complicated the issue surrounding discrimination and when a business can legally refuse service.

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How Corporations are Taxed

They say that the only things certain in life are death and taxes, but for corporations, that may not always be true. Whether and how corporations…

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How much privacy does an employee have at work?

Every day, millions of Americans commute to work knowing some of their legal rights for sure: they cannot be fired for the color of their skin, paid…

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