5 Things To Keep In Mind During A Contract Signing

Keep An Eye Out For These Items Whether you’re signing a real estate agreement, an employee contract or entrepreneurial contract, it’s important to carefully read over what you’re signing. In situations like a merger or acquisition, documentation is extensive and complex, and deserves quite a bit of attention to detail. You never want

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The 4 Stages of Raising Startup Capital

While no two startup’s paths are the same, the road toward funding a startup tends to have certain steps and distinct stages. These four stages may have a variety of names for different businesses in the industry, but generally, are known as the following: Seed Stage/Seed Rounds Seed stage/seed rounds is the

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The Role of External Consultancy In A Closely Held Corporation

Some Limitations and Restrictions Closely held corporations, sometimes called close corps, are companies controlled by a small number of shareholders. In most cases, the original investors maintain control of their shares for the long-term, with little interest in selling shares or relinquishing any powers. “Closely held” is defined by the IRS as

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Ensuring Compliance While Conducting Background Checks

Authorizing Background Checks Must Exclude Liability Wavers Conducting background checks on prospective employees is a practice companies large and small carry out to ensure the candidate is who they say they are. For organizations operating in the upper echelons of their industry, background checks are mandatory. Employers, therefore, must understand the processes

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The Quick-Start Limited Liability Company Formation

If you are an individual looking to form a business entity by yourself, a limited liability company (“LLC”) is one of the easiest liability-limiting business entities to form and manage. In this article, we provide you with simple steps that will help you get started.

Avoiding Personal Liability from Operating Your LLC or Corporation

One of the main reasons for forming any San Diego business entity is to avoid personal liability for your company’s obligations incurred during business. In this article, we provide you with information to avoid liability, including a checklist produced by the California courts for determining whether the alter-ego doctrine might be applicable.

How to Start A Business in San Diego

Starting a new business in San Diego the right way can be a big undertaking, but with a solid business plan and having a strategy in place, you will have a much easier time. In this series of articles we will cover many important topics to starting a new business. In this article we will consider the following: Choosing how to structure your business, filing your tax and employer identification documents, and how to search for any applicable licensing or permitting requirerments.