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Free, Online Event for Entrepreneurs

Incfile is teaming up with Grasshopper for their latest fireside chat event: “Creating a Business That Makes You Money.” This live, online event will bring together a panel of small business owners and experts on Wednesday, February 10, at 2…

Phishing Scam Claiming to Offer Money for Victims

The California Secretary of State's office has learned that official-looking emails are being sent to Californians promising them fraud compensation awards from the state government. These emails may be a phishing scam sent by sophisticated identity thieves trying to obtain…

Kansas Secretary Of State Issues Fraud Alert

The Kansas Secretary of State's Office has identified a criminal scam that can potentially impact your business and Kansas Citizens. The perpetrators of this scam are filing reinstatements of forfeited business entities and revocations of business entity dissolutions with our office in…

Texas Scam: “Division of Corporate Services” Solicitation

Recently, an entity calling itself “Division of Corporate Services” with an address in Austin, Texas, mailed solicitations entitled “Annual Records Statement” to numerous Texas business entities. This solicitation might suggest that a Texas business entity is required to complete the…

More small business owners vie for Congress seats

It seems that those involved in small businesses across the country aren't content with juststarting an LLC or forming a company. Some are looking to also start a career in government. The National Federation of Independent Business interviewed more than 200 candidates…

Smaller firms can qualify for new healthcare tax credits

Entrepreneurs forming an LLC will want to consider new tax credits available through recent healthcare reform in order to minimize expenses. The new requirements are aimed at making healthcare coverage affordable for smaller businesses. A report by Families USA and the Small…

Fictitious business name renewal companies could be a scam

Entrepreneurs forming an LLC and using a fictitious business name should watch out for disreputable companies offering to renew a business name filing for excessive fees. A Victorville, California, business owner thought twice before sending in the $125 fee to an official-looking…