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How to Maintain Good Standing With Your State

A Certificate of Good Standing is key to your business’s success Whether you’re looking to borrow money to put toward expanding your business, or rec...
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5 Steps to Take When Winding Down Your Business

Be sure to tie up loose ends before closing your doors. Here’s how There are many reasons business owners close up shop, including retirement, starti...

Tax Implications for Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding contributions are often thought of as “free money,” but that’s not the case, and failure to comply with tax laws could cause issues with...

How to Transfer or Close Your Business

Whether you’re passing the torch or closing your doors, there’s a right way to walk away from your business Whether your business is large or small,...

Do You Need an LLC?

Deciding When, How and Why to Legally Establish Your Business Whether you’ve been slowly building your own company for years or your Etsy business ju...

Independent Contractor Agreements 101

What to know about the independent contractor agreement Working with independent contractors is a bit different from hiring employees on a full-time...

Employee vs. Independent Contractor

What is the Difference Between an Employee and an Independent Contractor? When first starting a business, it’s common to hire staff as independent co...