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E-commerce: The Amazon Seller Risk Mitigation Strategy

Posted Posted in Business entity, Finance, Small business growth, Videos

Amazon has become a household name that evokes mixed reactions from consumers as well as my e-commerce clients. While many see this platform as an opportunity to optimize profitability, there are risks. A recent survey of over 1,000 Amazon Seller participants from JungleScout confirms what I have learned from my years of advising e-commerce clients. …

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Organizing Your Business as an LLC

Posted Posted in Business entity, Uncategorized

A limited liability company (LLC) is generally a low-cost structure many entrepreneurs utilize in an attempt to limit financial and tort liability, and assure that any problems that arise business remain company concerns, not personal ones. It’s important to understand that even the smallest of businesses have the potential to be the target of a…

LLC or S-Corp?

LLC vs. S-Corp – which one is right for you?

Posted Posted in Business entity

At least once a week, our office gets a call from someone asking us whether they should form a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or an S-Corporation (S-Corp). We always say that there is no “one size fits all” answer to this question. Both are “disregarded” entities to the IRS, meaning that any profits “flow through”…

legal checklist for new businesses

Legal checklist for new businesses

Posted Posted in Business agreements, Business entity, General, Intellectual property, Law and business, Small business growth

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. ~Mark Twain If you are finally ready to take the plunge and start that new business you’ve been dreaming about, congratulations! Embracing the world of entrepreneurship can be liberating, exciting and daunting…

legal counsel for start-ups

Why your start-up needs a business attorney sooner than later

Posted Posted in Business entity, Intellectual property, Law and business, Small business growth

As a new entrepreneur, funds are often limited, and it can be tempting to try a completely DIY approach to starting up. While there are resources online that promise quick legal solutions for start-ups, you can save yourself a lot of pain and suffering by consulting with a business attorney early in your company’s lifecycle.…