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3 Biggest Mistakes that Small Business Owners Make With Their Taxes and Planning

Now that the 2013 tax filing season is behind us, the temptation for many small business owners is to try to avoid thinking about taxes until April of next year rolls around. This is unfortunate, ...
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When Is An Independent Contractor Really An Employee? The Perils of Misclassification

Most employers have a basic understanding of the differences between independent contractors and employees. Most fundamentally, you pay wages to employees and must withhold taxes and Social Security, ...
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Trademark Basics for Business Owners

For many small businesses, establishing a strong brand identity constitutes a considerable investment. Whether your business offers products or services, you want your customers to be able to easily ...
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Stiffed!?! Solving the Problem of Non-Paying Clients

One of my colleagues, corporate attorney Stephen Furnari, hates it when his clients refuse to pay his bills. I mean really, really hates it. In a recent blog, Steve examined some of the reasons ...
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Protecting Your Company's Trade Secrets

If you are a successful small business, part of your success may be due to your use of proprietary techniques, processes or information your competitors do not have. Protecting this information is ...
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Finding the Right Lawyer for Your Small Business

One of the challenges facing the small business is finding the right lawyer. Unlike larger businesses, which may have one or more attorneys in their organization, or a general counsel charged with ...
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Dissolution of the Closely-Held New York Corporation

Most small businesses with more than a single owner typically opt to conduct their business as a corporation or as a limited liability company. When these businesses are properly established, the ...
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Successor Liability - A Primer

It is a general rule in New York, as well as most other jurisdictions, that a corporation that purchases the assets (as opposed to the stock) of another corporation does not become liable for the ...
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