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. • Search feature… 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
In my previous post, I discussed end of the year compliance activities for small businesses. Running a nonprofit is a different animal altogether. Typically, nonprofit organizations have many more ongoing responsibilities.
Failure to keep up with compliance activities can … Read more
During the last blog entry, I discussed the first two issues that employers are likely to face in the hiring process: job postings and interviews. This week, continuing with the theme chronologically, we will tackle issues involving insurance and … Read more
The end of the year is the ideal time to review compliance for your business. For many businesses, this is a time to “catch up” on compliance activities for the year and prepare for next year. Filings also may … Read more