What steps do you need to take? Write your business plan.Figure out funding for your business.Choose a business structure.Choose your business name.Register your business.Get federal and state tax IDs.Apply for licenses and permits.Open a business bank … [Read more...] about Is your New Year plan to finally start that new business?
The beginning of a New Year is always a good time to reflect on the past and look ahead to the future. If you are an employer, the attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Pike suggest taking some time this month to consider your relationship with your employees and make sure you are steering … [Read more...] about Four Questions for Employers this New Year
By: Dustin Humphrey Last week a Judge Amos L. Mazzant III of the U.S. District Court blocked the new Federal Overtime Rule that would have extended overtime eligibility to nearly 4 million Americans. The rule was scheduled to take effect this week on Thursday, Dec. 1. So what now for … [Read more...] about Federal Overtime Rule Blocked – Now What?
By: Mike Pike It’s no easy feat to start a business from scratch. Between the saving, the planning and the many payments that are necessary, entrepreneurs often overlook a component that the attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Pike find vital. If you are starting or already own a small … [Read more...] about Q & A: Key Man Insurance
By: Mike Pike A recent Gallup Poll conducted in June 2013 found that only 10% of Americans surveyed had either a “great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in Congress, the lowest confidence rating in history. More than half of those surveyed (52%) had little or no confidence in Congress. … [Read more...] about The Reliability of Small Business