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Do-It-Yourself Checklist to Incorporate Your Business

You can incorporate your business yourself if you don’t want to hire an attorney or a business formation service. Read this step-by-step checklist. Read more

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Federal Employer Identification Number: Everything You Need to Know

Understand exactly what a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN or EIN) is, why you need one, and how to acquire one for your small business. Read more

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Pros and Cons of the Popular Business Entities: Sole Proprietorship, LLC, S Corp and C Corp

This webinar will discuss the most common business entities to help you navigate this important decision, and what changes you need to know for this year. Read more

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Asked & Answered Questions For Small Business

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You have questions...We have answers. See what knowledge Potland SCORE mentors have to share on a variety of business topics. Read more

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Q&A - Government Regulations

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How do I apply for a Patent or a Copyright? Copyright forms are readily available at Federal Centers or can be ordered from the COPYRIGHT OFFICE, Library of Congress, Washington D... Read more
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Q&A - Business Law

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Are my workers employees or independent contractors? This important question has significant financial implications to small business owners. IRS Publication 15-A states "The... Read more
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Q&A - Business Structure

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What is a “Single Member LLC”? A Limited Liability Company (LLC) can have one or many owners (known as “members”). If just one person is the owner the structure is known as a “... Read more
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11 Steps to Protect Your Business Name

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December 2, 2021,

Use this advice from other entrepreneurs to protect your brand name.

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3 Patent Types and How to File for a Small Business Patent

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May 12, 2021,

A patent helps protect the mechanisms, principles, and components of an invention. We break down different types of patents and give you tips to file your own.

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Why You Need an Operating Agreement: 8 Operating Agreement Tips

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April 15, 2021,

Learn why these eight business owners and entrepreneurs stress the importance of operating agreements and tips to help you complete yours. 

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Basics of Small Business Bankruptcy

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March 23, 2021, 1:00pm EDT

This webinar will focus on understanding the basics of small business bankruptcy, and discuss when it can help a business, how it works, consequences, and more. Read more

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