Understanding payroll expenses and legalities can save you time, money and even criminal charges. When you have a business with employees, you have to always make sure you pay the required taxes, expenses and stay current on the legal requirements. This guide contains multiple articles on payroll.
Legal Considerations and Advice for Entrepreneurs
There are a number of legal issues that should be kept in consideration when running a business or embarking on a new business-related opportunity. The Legal Considerations portal on Bright Hub’s Entrepreneurship Channel is filled with advice, tips, and strategies related to how you can legally protect your business and business ideas as well as how you can make sure you don’t stumble into any problems that could expose your business to adverse legal action.
The topic of intellectual property is highly debated in many circles, so we include full details on the definition of intellectual property rights in addition to explaining what options you have available to protect your legal ownership of such property.
In addition, we offer guides and advice as to what is the best legal structure for your business and how to file the paperwork to solidify that structure. We also cover such topics as antitrust and how it relates to small businesses, things to consider before signing a business agreement, and much more.
Business partnerships are lost in the world of letters. There are S and C Corporations and even LLCs. How well do you know the ins and outs of partnerships and the entity structures they must follow? Test your knowledge with this quick 15 question quiz!
Have you kicked around an idea for a new venture and wondered what it would take to get the business up and running? Take this quiz to see if you understand the basic legal considerations.
Intellectual property is a hot buzz word right now, especially for Internet content. So – how well do you know your stuff? Take this quick quiz and find out your IP IQ.
What is intellectual property and how does one go about valuing it? If you want to buy or sell an existing business, intangible assets such as the company’s name, logo and even telephone number do have value to the new owner and if you sell these types of property, you should get your money’s worth.
Does your business issue gift certificates and gift cards? New laws govern expiration dates and other aspects of the practice that may affect your bottom line. Designed to protect consumers, new gift card rules could change the way you do business today.