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Legal guide for starting & running a small business  Cover Image Book Book

Legal guide for starting & running a small business / Stephen Fishman, J.D.

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  • ISBN: 9781413330656
  • ISSN: 2163-0321
  • Physical Description: 402 pages ; 28 cm
  • Edition: Eighteenth edition April 2023.
  • Publisher: [Berkeley, California] : Nolo, 2023.
  • Note: Includes index.
  • Note: "Learn the basics of how to run your company" --Cover.
  • Formatted Contents: Your legal companion for starting and running a small business -- Which legal form is best for your business -- Structuring a partnership agreement -- Creating a corporation -- Creating a limited liability company -- Preparing for ownership changes with a buyout agreement -- Naming your business and products -- Licenses and permits -- Tax basics for the small business -- Raising money for your business -- Buying a business -- Franchises: How not to get burned -- Insuring your business -- Negotiating a favorable lease -- Home-based business -- Employees and independent contractors -- The importance of excellent customer relations -- Legal requirements for dealing with customers -- Cash, P2P payments, credit cards,checks, and cryptocurrency -- Extending credit and getting paid -- Put it in writing: Small business contracts -- The financially troubled business -- Appendix: Checklist for starting a small business.
Subject: Small business > Law and legislation > United States > Popular works.
Business enterprises > Law and legislation > United States > Popular works.
Genre: Law for laypersons.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries.
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