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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…

Tax breaks for small businesses

The newest round of small business tax cuts, signed into law in September, allow 4.5 million small businesses and individuals to increase the amount of investments they can write off, which is good news for those hoping to form an LLC or…

Avoid confusion when hiring

Hiring employees seems like a pretty simple step for anybody who has formed an LLC or started a business. After all, once you've been through all the paperwork and legal issues associated with forming an LLC, how hard could hiring…

Legal contracts important when deciding on a business entity

Choosing the right business entity is an important decision for entrepreneurs consideringforming an LLC, and an attorney writing at VentureBeat recommends considering all the possibilities to avoid future legal issues. The corporation and LLC offer liability protection for owners in the event…

SBA: Capital infusion will help small businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration is putting an emphasis on making capital accessible to small businesses and entrepreneurs forming an LLC in order to stimulate economic recovery. Karen Mills, head of the SBA, told USA Today that her agency will address the…

Healthcare reform and healthy company formation

As Americans weigh the effects the recently passed healthcare reform will have on their medical fees, many in the business world are trying to discern the legislation’s broader economic implications. The Business & Media Institute reports that Mad Money host Jim Cramer…

Legal preparation needed before starting a company

Entrepreneurs who are forming a corporation need to make sure they acquire an adequate amount of legal counsel and documentation. In an a column for BusinessWeek, Charley Moore, founder and chairman of Rocket Lawyer, offers a list of legal steps…