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The Big Benefits of Registering Your Trademarks

The Big Benefits of Registering Your Trademarks

While any trademark provides some protection to your brand, registering your trademark solidifies that protection into an actionable defense of the products your business produces. Any growing company should ensure that the pieces of their brand are trademarked, not only for their protection but also for the massive benefits they provide: 1. Nationwide Protection After …

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Planning Your Multi-state and Online Sales Taxes for Florida Businesses

Conducting business all across the country has never been easier than with the advent of digital marketplaces. Many businesses can now sell their products from coast to coast without having to set up complicated shipping and logistics, and businesses can now easily operate online stores, allowing them to sell to anyone in the country. Managing …

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An Overview of Tax Issues Relevant to Franchisees

Franchisees – that is, business owners who purchase an extension of an existing business model – have numerous tax issues which they need to consider. Tax issues typically rank among the most significant concerns for all business owners; accordingly, a company’s tax strategy may be the result of many hours of professional work. Depending on …

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Taking Care of Your Employees: Complying With the Affordable Care Act

Taking Care of Your Employees: Complying With the Affordable Care Act

In March of 2010, the Affordable Care Act was enacted with the intent of making health insurance more widely available. Commonly referred to as the ACA, if you’re a business owner it’s important to make sure you’re in compliance with the act. For most businesses, the coverage provided costs less than it did prior to …

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Respondeat Superior & How to Prevent Employee Generated Lawsuits

Respondeat Superior & How to Prevent Employee Generated Lawsuits

If you run your own firm, you’ve no doubt given plenty of thought and planning to the prevention of litigation. Litigation can be one of the most costly things a business can endure; even settlements can be very costly, although they are typically a far better alternative from a financial standpoint. In fact, litigation can …

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Why an Updated Employment Contract Can Be a Great Valentine’s Day Gift

Why an Updated Employment Contract Can Be a Great Valentine’s Day Gift

Valentine’s Day (February 14) is just around the corner. Although this day is traditionally thought of as a romantic occasion, it’s possible to use this day as an opportunity to give a non-romantic gift. This year, use the opportunity presented by Valentine’s Day to give the gift of an updated employment contract to an employee. …

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Start Off the New Year with a Fresh Review of Your Employment Contracts

Start Off the New Year with a Fresh Review of Your Employment Contracts

With the New Year (2022) just around the corner, now is a great time to review your employment contracts. In the State of Florida, the default arrangement is that employment is “at will,” which means that employers don’t need to cite specific grounds for termination. At will employment carries other implications as well, but perhaps …

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