The California Secretary of State has announced that beginning January 1, 2015, there is a series of new California business forms. Changes to the forms affect many business entities, including domestic and foreign. In most cases, the California Corporations Division … Read more
The Alabama Secretary of State has released new Alabama LLC forms, effective January 1, 2015. This change affects only domestic limited liability companies, not foreign entities. So, if you’re forming an LLC in Alabama, be sure to use the … Read more
Effective January 1, 2015, New York will no longer collect a tax on shares of newly formed corporations. Additionally, the state will no longer collect a tax when filing an amendment to the Articles to increase or to change the … Read more
Updated January 2019
You’ve made a New Year’s Resolution: this is finally the year you make the jump from sole proprietorship to limited liability company. That’s great, but you’re not the only person with a resolution! In fact, so many … Read more
Today, I’ll be discussing the challenge of choosing a nonprofit board of directors. The board of directors is the governing body of the nonprofit organization. This means the board sets the direction of the organization, makes most crucial decisions, and … Read more
Last week, President Barack Obama issued an executive order declaring December 26th, 2014 a federal holiday. All executive branch departments and federal agencies will be closed, and their employees will have a four-day weekend.
Background Checks of New Employees
Let’s face it, hiring a new employee is a very important part of your business. You set out to find the perfect candidate for the position hoping to add an important characteristic to your business. … Read more
The Minnesota Secretary of State announced that beginning December 8, 2014, they will launch a newly designed Business Services website.
The new website will includeAbility to file annual reinstatements online. • User-friendly homepage design to better guide visitors. • … Read more
Updated January 2019
We get many inquiries regarding where to register an online business. Having no tangible presence (i.e. a storefront) understandably leads to some confusion, including whether registration is necessary, and if so, in which state to register or incorporate. … Read more
Last week, we tackled the issues of mandatory insurance for employers and compliance posters in the workplace. This week, we will navigate the complicated and often shark-infested legal waters of post offer, pre-employment physical examinations.
Where the Problem Arises
The … Read more