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Two Uber Execs Reportedly Arrested in Paris
Uber

Two Uber Execs Reportedly Arrested in Paris

The arrests come just days after heated protests by taxi drivers in the French capital.
Employee, Not Contractor: What the Uber Ruling Means for the Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

Employee, Not Contractor: What the Uber Ruling Means for the Sharing Economy

When a peer-to-peer startup is forced to classify workers as employees, not contractors, what are the implications? Attorney Jaia Thomas explains.
Laura Entis
The Type of Insurance You Need for Your New Business
Starting a Business

The Type of Insurance You Need for Your New Business

Learn how to protect yourself from unexpected issues by having the right type of insurance coverage.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Tax Center

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
The Fair Credit Reporting Act Can Be a Trap
Credit Checks

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
News and Trends

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
W-2 or 1099? Why It Pays to Classify Your Employees Correctly.
Independent Contractors

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
Is the Apple Watch Tax Deductible?
Apple Watch

Is the Apple Watch Tax Deductible?

Sounds like a good portion of it just may be -- as long as you steer clear of the gold $17K piece.
Mark J. Kohler
The Changes to Tax Laws You Need to Know
Taxes

The Changes to Tax Laws You Need to Know

Find out about Internal Revenue Code updates affecting small businesses that take effect this year and the next.
John Hewitt
Mixing Business and Friendship? Read This First.

Mixing Business and Friendship? Read This First.

If you're going into business with a friend, make sure you're prepared.
Nina Kaufman

Letting Investors Know About Your New Venture

Our expert explains how to publicly reach out to investors within the parameters of the JOBS Act.
Jay Turo
GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin
Bitcoin

GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin

Everyone's buzzing about Rep. Steve Stockman's plan to submit a bill declaring Bitcoin a currency, but this isn't the first time the politician has whipped up a stir.
Kim Lachance Shandrow

Whose Trademark Is It Anyway?

Our expert speaks to the nuances of trademark law.
Nina Kaufman
Does Your Business Put You at Risk of Lawsuits?
Legal

Does Your Business Put You at Risk of Lawsuits?

Things don't always go as planned. The more you know ahead of time, the better you can prepare in order to minimize your risk.
Nellie Akalp