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Get Your Imported Goods Through Customs
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Get Your Imported Goods Through Customs

As an import business owner, it's important to know the four basic steps for getting your foreign products through customs.
Your Papers, Please! Registering Your Business in Multiple States
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Your Papers, Please! Registering Your Business in Multiple States

Registering your business in more than one state is a chore but much easier than dealing with the problems if you don't.
Nellie Akalp
The Liability Involved in Running a Personal Training Business
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The Liability Involved in Running a Personal Training Business

What's the extent of your liability if a client is injured while under your supervision? Here's how to protect yourself from liability when running a personal training business.
U.S. Charges Chinese Officials With Economic Espionage
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U.S. Charges Chinese Officials With Economic Espionage

The indictment marks the first time that the U.S. government has brought charges against foreign officials for cyber spying.
Geoff Weiss
New York Takes Another Stab at Getting Airbnb User Info
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New York Takes Another Stab at Getting Airbnb User Info

A day after a New York judge stalled a subpoena seeking data on Airbnb users, the state attorney general has filed a revised subpoena.
Amy Langfield
When is a Leave of Absence an Appropriate ADA Accommodation?
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When is a Leave of Absence an Appropriate ADA Accommodation?

As part of the law, you may have to let employees take some time off. Here are three questions to ask when making your decision.
Marti Cardi
To Settle Beastie Boys Suit, GoldieBlox Must Cough Up $1 Million
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To Settle Beastie Boys Suit, GoldieBlox Must Cough Up $1 Million

As the result of another copyright suit waged by the Beastie Boys against Monster Energy, new details in the band's settlement with toymaker GoldieBlox have emerged.
Geoff Weiss
Franchisees: How Well Do You Know Your State's Tax Code?
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Franchisees: How Well Do You Know Your State's Tax Code?

If take-and-back pizza franchisees don't know their state's sales tax and food stamps laws, they can lose big.
Kate Taylor
Save Time and Money, Tell Your Attorney Everything
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Save Time and Money, Tell Your Attorney Everything

Communication drives attorney-client relationships, but clients, perhaps fearful or simply embarrassed, are often reluctant to tell all.
David G. Ebert and Warren E. Friss
If You Found $100,000, What Would You Do?
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If You Found $100,000, What Would You Do?

A janitor in Australia found hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and turned it in -- a move that is now paying off for him in a big way.
Geoff Weiss
The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck
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The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck

Here are the licenses and permits you'll need to get in order to stay on the right side of the law with your mobile food business.
Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC
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Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC

While Snapchat's snaps don't necessarily disappear as advertised, the company is also facing heat about the deceptive way in which it unknowingly culled user data.
Geoff Weiss
Think Incorporating Will Protect Your Personal Assets? Not in These Cases.
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Think Incorporating Will Protect Your Personal Assets? Not in These Cases.

Although you should definitely seek legal status for your business, these 6 scenarios could cost you big.
Nellie Akalp

Understand This Before Joining the Family Business

Our expert suggests getting a formal operating agreement hammered out before investing time or money in the venture.
David Koji