Category: Business Formations

5 Important Phases of Incorporating in the State of California

5 Important Phases of Incorporating in the State of California

Small business owners are often enticed by the tax and liability benefits of incorporating a business. However, going from a sole proprietorship to a corporation may seem like a daunting task. Here are 5 important phases involved in setting up a new business as a corporation in California. Choosing the Company Name. You need to […]

3 Things You Need to Decide When Forming a New Business in California

3 Things You Need to Decide When Forming a New Business in California

Starting a new business venture can be an exciting prospect. However, to help make your new business a success, you need to do the proper planning. Here are three questions to ask yourself so that you can make some vital decisions while forming your new business. #1 What Type of Business Entity Should My Company […]

3 Reasons to Sign a Contract with Your Employees

3 Reasons to Sign a Contract with Your Employees

Your small business is about to take a very big step – you’re hiring your first employee! Is the contract ready to sign? “What contract?” you may ask. That can be dangerous. Here are 3 reasons to sign a contract with all of your employees even if you run a small business. #1 Protect Your […]

3 Ways a Business Attorney Can Help You Avoid a Lawsuit

3 Ways a Business Attorney Can Help You Avoid a Lawsuit

Most small business owners think of business attorneys as the person you go to when a suit has already been issued. However, by getting some advance advice from a business attorney, you may be able to avoid such a situation altogether. If you believe prevention is the best medicine when it comes to protecting your […]

3 Reasons a San Diego Sole Proprietor Still Needs a Business Lawyer

3 Reasons a San Diego Sole Proprietor Still Needs a Business Lawyer

If you run your own business, you may not think of hiring a business lawyer as being high on your priority list. But there are several reasons you should want to get in touch with a San Diego business attorney who specializes in small businesses. Here are three of those reasons. #1 Get Advice on Business […]

A Checklist for Business Agreement Success

A Checklist for Business Agreement Success

When you are reviewing a business agreement or contract, having a checklist of items to consider can help you to ensure that you are not signing anything to your detriment. Here are 7 things you always want to consider when dealing with a business contract or agreement of any type.   Terms and Conditions – You need to know exactly what […]

4 Important Types of Business Contracts

4 Important Types of Business Contracts

If you run your own company, you no doubt recognize the importance of quality contracts for many business dealings. We’re going to take a closer look at four of the most important types of business contracts and why you should enlist the help of a business lawyer before you sign anything.   Employment Contracts – If you […]

The Importance of Maintaining Your Company’s Corporate Status

If you have incorporated your small business, then you no doubt understand many of the benefits that come with maintaining corporate status. For example: Your business and personal assets are kept separate Various corporate structures have different tax benefits Corporations can take additional expenses as deductions Adds credibility to your business However, it is important […]

How Difficult Is It to Fire an Employee from a Corporation or LLC?

If you are a small business owner, even if you are operating the company as an LLC or another corporation type, you realise the importance of hiring quality employees who will increase business profits. If you have a problem employee who just doesn’t fit in with your business model, how difficult is it to let […]