Monthly Archives: February 2013

Is an S-Corporation Right for My Small Business?

The first thing you need to decide when starting your own business is the type of legal organization that will best protect your personal assets while minimizing tax liability. There are three basic types of businesses: sole proprietorships and general … Continue reading

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Commercial Leasing Horror Story

Commercial leasing is not a simple task. And when you’re starting a new business, or even relocating an existing one, it’s easy to get confused by the legal and technical jargon of a lease. That’s why it’s always essential to … Continue reading

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Florida’s Minimum Wage Rises Again in 2013

If you own or operate a Florida business you must be aware of the state’s strict minimum wage laws. In 2004 Florida voters overwhelmingly approved an initiative that enshrined the minimum wage in the state’s constitution. This means that the … Continue reading

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Local Tax Receipts and Your Florida Business

Setting up your business involves many legal decisions. First there’s the question of what legal form you want to use: sole proprietorship, LLC or corporation? Next you must determine whether the type of business you plan to operate requires a … Continue reading

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What Credit Card Information Can Retailers Put on a Receipt?

In addition to state and local laws governing almost every aspect of their businesses, Florida retailers must also be aware of their duties under numerous federal laws, such as the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA). This law applies … Continue reading

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