The form of business you operate determines what taxes you must pay and how you pay them. Read my quick guide for pointers.
Whether you hire your own employees or independent contractors, you need to have an understanding of federal and state labor laws covering everything from benefits and wages to discrimination and harassment.
The Internet takes tax-free shopping to a new level. No-tax shopping has become a prime lure of online retailers looking to hook consumers on click-and-charge buying. But, some Internet sales are subject to sales tax. Read my guide on selling your products online.
Small business owners are subject to the same regulations as large corporations. Even if starting out on a small scale and planning to grow, compliance with business laws and regulations from day one is a must. Check out topic one: Intellectual Property.
Negative content published about physicians can impact their online reputations and the success of their practices. Defamatory online content can be reviews on websites such as RateMDs.com and HealthGrades.com, or as misleading newspaper articles that paint a doctor in an unflattering light.
Citizenship & residency aren't required to start a small business in the U.S. Small business opportunities may allow a choice to live in the U.S. if you qualify for an L-1 or E-2 Visa. L-1 Visa is granted for up to one year. And, the E-2 Visa can be granted for up to two years w/indefinite renewal.
On July 21, 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took over responsibility for handling certain consumer complaints against the nation's largest financial institutions.Here's a quick guide on how to file a complaint if you had a problem with a bank or financial institution.
If your business finds itself the victim of negative reviews that have the potential to significantly harm your online reputation, as well as your bottom line, donâ€™t panic. Although removing and burying negative reviews on Google can be extremely frustrating, it is by no means impossible.
Only 1/3 of American companies have social media policies.Social media is blurring the line between personal and professional, uniquely pulling the two worlds together. Employees have lost jobs for negative posts about clients, or revealing trade secrets. Defamers have damaged businesses online.
Digital citizenship, whether via smartphone or online, is the new virtual frontier that tweens, teens and even adults need guidance on lest they end up judged in a digital world that never forgives or forgets negative content.