Licensure vs. Certification: What’s the Difference?
Every industry has its own demands and requirements to operate a business without interruption. If you own or operate a business in architecture, engineering, or construction, you are likely aware of your licensing requirements. But, are you also aware … Read more
5 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Architecture and Engineering Business
Posted on February 8, 2022, by Laura Worker in Business Compliance.
Different industries come with various inherent risks. Businesses in engineering and architecture are typically more dangerous for employees and third parties because of the equipment used and the types of projects being completed. You need to have the right insurance … Read more
Compliance Check: Are You Ready for New Business From IIJA?
In 2022, architecture, engineering, and construction businesses (AEC) expect significant opportunities to come from the passing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).
To prepare, forward-thinking firms should be planning for expansion into new jurisdictions and maintaining good standing … Read more
IRS Now Requires Entities to File Updates to Responsible Party
Effective July 30, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) urges entities with Employer Identification Numbers (EINs) to update the federal records if there has been a change in the responsible party or contact information. Citing security measures, the IRS reminds … Read more
In a COVID-19 World, Do You Know Who Your Registered Agents Are?
In every state, business entities such as LLCs need to appoint a registered agent when they form or register. The registered agent’s job is to receive service of process at its physical location and forward it to the organization it … Read more
Insurance 101: How to Get Licensed as an Insurance Agent
Posted on January 15, 2021, by Emily Lazration in Business Compliance.
The insurance industry offers plenty of rewarding career opportunities. As an insurance agent, not only will you work to protect your clients from various risks, but you’ll have the chance to advance your career and earn money.
It’s important to … Read more
Contracts: An Important Tool for Minimizing Risk in Construction
Posted on October 27, 2020, by Patrick Hogan in Business Compliance.
Minimizing risk involves doing everything within your power to diminish the possibility of an unfavorable circumstance and its probable effects.
The ability of construction contractors, subcontractors and clients to manage risks contributes largely to the success of a project. To … Read more
Coronavirus and Corporate Registrations: Updates
Posted on March 27, 2020, by John Beck in Business Compliance.
As concern for the spread of the coronavirus grows, state officials have been implementing new measures for the safety of their employees and the public. These rapid response changes are being employed to allow businesses to continue filing the necessary … Read more
How to Use Tech to Keep Your Business Compliant
Posted on November 27, 2019, by Shelbie Watts in Business Compliance.
Running a business requires an array of moving parts that entrepreneurs must juggle: maintaining employees, increasing profits, and staying compliant so the government doesn’t come after you, to name a few. That last one may not be the most exciting … Read more
Three Ways Licensing Affects Mechanics Lien Rights
Posted on November 25, 2019, by Justin Gitelman in Business Compliance.
This question comes up from time to time, and the truth is that it depends on the state you live in. Simply put: Some states allow you to file a mechanics lien without a construction license, and some states … Read more