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6 Ways to Protect Your Home in a Business Lawsuit
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6 Ways to Protect Your Home in a Business Lawsuit

Don't let the memories and money you've invested in your home get taken away. Find out how to protect your home from business creditors.
Mark J. Kohler
Raising Millions With Equity Crowdfunding Will Cost You, But How Much?
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Raising Millions With Equity Crowdfunding Will Cost You, But How Much?

Regulation A+ promises to be a game changer for how emerging companies are funded, but mind those attorney and accountant fees.
Kendall Almerico
5 Vital HR Tasks Startups Must Complete Before Hiring
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5 Vital HR Tasks Startups Must Complete Before Hiring

Bringing on new workers adds a layer of complexity that most entrepreneurs either don't want to deal with or don't know how to address.
Eric Siu
The Fair Credit Reporting Act Can Be a Trap
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The Fair Credit Reporting Act Can Be a Trap

If you're an employer performing a background check, be very, very careful.
Brett E. Coburn and Brooks A. Suttle
Waco's Twin Peaks Loses Franchise Rights After Biker Gang Gun Battle
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Waco's Twin Peaks Loses Franchise Rights After Biker Gang Gun Battle

The breastaurant chain says that the franchisee failed to take action following warnings from police and corporate headquarters.
Kate Taylor
Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.
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Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.

Target makes headlines with the latest copyright infringement fiasco. Here's how to make sure that never happens to you.
Jaia Thomas
Tax Trouble? Avoid These 9 Common -- and Costly -- Mistakes.
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Tax Trouble? Avoid These 9 Common -- and Costly -- Mistakes.

Sound tax and accounting procedures are essential to growing a financially secure company. But multiple hiccups threaten the accuracy of these processes, elevating the risk of compliance penalties and reputational harm.
Anand Daga
The SEIU Petitions the FTC to Investigate the 'Abusive and Predatory' Franchise Industry
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The SEIU Petitions the FTC to Investigate the 'Abusive and Predatory' Franchise Industry

The partnership between the union and franchisees is far from over.
Kate Taylor
Why the NLRB Says This Franchise Isn't a Joint Employer, But McDonald's Is
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Why the NLRB Says This Franchise Isn't a Joint Employer, But McDonald's Is

The franchise industry just got a clue to untangling a knotty problem.
Kate Taylor
Employee Says She Was Fired for Refusing to Be Tracked 24/7
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Employee Says She Was Fired for Refusing to Be Tracked 24/7

The attorney filing the suit says she foresees a legal trend around privacy and productivity tracking.
Nina Zipkin
What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea
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What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea

Trademarks, patents and copyrights are esoteric legal matters of huge importance to entrepreneurs.
Charley Moore
This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design
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This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design

Stay-at-home mompreneur Melissa Lay was shocked to discover that Target is selling a T-shirt nearly identical to the one she handprints out of her Oregon garage.
Geoff Weiss
W-2 or 1099? Why It Pays to Classify Your Employees Correctly.
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W-2 or 1099? Why It Pays to Classify Your Employees Correctly.

At stake are taxes for the employer and sick days, vacation and other benefits for the employee.
Rebecca Cenni
California Man Accused of Making More Than $4 Million by Selling Fake In-N-Out Franchises
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California Man Accused of Making More Than $4 Million by Selling Fake In-N-Out Franchises

Sorry, duped investors; the burger restaurant doesn't franchise.
Kate Taylor