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Do-It-Yourself Checklist to Incorporate Your Business

You can incorporate your business yourself if you don’t want to hire an attorney or a business formation service. Read this step-by-step checklist. Read more

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Federal Employer Identification Number: Everything You Need to Know

Understand exactly what a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN or EIN) is, why you need one, and how to acquire one for your small business. Read more

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Pros and Cons of the Popular Business Entities: Sole Proprietorship, LLC, S Corp and C Corp

This webinar will discuss the most common business entities to help you navigate this important decision, and what changes you need to know for this year. Read more

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Non-Disclosure Agreement

This template Non-Disclosure Agreement, or NDA, is an essential tool for protecting your businesses' confidential information.   Read more
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Our local library of tools and templates to help you get started or continue your business on the right path. Business Plans Business Plan for a Startup Business Business Plan for... Read more
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Opening a Small Import Business

Question: I'm planning on importing wooden handicrafts from Central America, and I would like to know what the legal requirements are to open a small import business. --- Susan... Read more
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I.I.I. Provides Tips to Make Sure Your Business is Not Underinsured     Today, businesses face greater risks than ever before. In addition to such typical risks as theft and fire... Read more
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In starting my own business, I had a big decision to make. Should I begin as a sole proprietor, a sub chapter S corporation or a limited liability company? Each offers its... Read more
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Every partnership, no mater how large or small, needs a written Partnership Agreement. Agreements reduce the likelihood of future disagreements, and in the rare case one should... Read more

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