Legal Guide for Starting and Running a Small Business

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Nolo, 2005 - Business & Economics - 432 pages
7 Reviews
This plain-English book - the most comprehensive of its kind on the market - covers everything that small-business owners need to know. A perennial bestseller, the book covers: - choosing a business structure - taxes and the IRS - employees and independent contractors - trademark and service marks - licenses and permits - leasing and improving commercial space - buying and selling a business - and much more Fortunately, you have a better alternative. Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business clearly explains the practical and legal information you need to: - raise start-up money - choose between a sole proprietorship, partnership or LLC - get licenses and permits - buy or sell a business or franchise - negotiate a favorable lease - insure your business - hire independent contractors safely - understand small business tax rules - pick and protect a good name - resolve legal disputes - adopt the best customer policies - enter into strong contracts - cope with financial problems

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User Review  - NathanaelS - LibraryThing

This Nolo guide does a very good job explaining the legal issues most likely to confront a small business owner. It covers the formation of the business and the paperwork necessary to to get that done ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosenectur - LibraryThing

NOLO books are the best for legal reference. Because they are reference books you'll never need all of it. Legal Guide for Starting and Running a Small Business is the same. It will help you decide ... Read full review

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Attorney Fred S. Steingold practices law in Ann Arbor, Michigan. An expert on small business law, he represents and advises many small businesses. He is the author of Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business and The Employer's Legal Handbook. His monthly column, "The Legal Advisor," is carried by trade publications across the country.

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