The Craft Artist's Legal Guide
Take care of the legal and business side of your business and focus on creating your crafts! Crafting for profit is on the rise, and you may find yourself relying more and more on the income generated from your creative enterprise in a down economy. But the legal and business side of crafting can be daunting for artists, consuming time and money that could be better invested in creating your products, and possibly even leaving you open to copyright violation or tax troubles.
Youíve already found your passion, so let The Craft Artistís Legal Guide coach you through the business of crafting with a comprehensive, friendly review of all the major legal and tax considerations facing artists, along with clear examples of how to approach them. Youíll learn how to:
The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.
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3 Going Online
4 Hiring Workers and Sales Reps
5 Business Forms Legal Liability
6 Protecting Appearances With Copyright
7 Protecting Appearances With Design Patents and Trade Dress
8 Names and Trademarks
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