Business Succession and Estate Planning

April 28, 2020

Building a small family business is part of millions of Americans’ dreams and plans for the future.  Starting your own business can provide you with flexibility and the opportunity to build a business for your children and future generations.  Any business owner will tell you that owning and running your own business takes a lot […]

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What Is a Declaration of Trust?

April 29, 2019

Millions of Americans work in small businesses.  Statistics show that small businesses employ almost half of the work force in the United States.  Many people decide to begin a new business every year, and with that decision comes many other important issues to consider.  Just one of these is how to structure your business.  Some […]

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Non-Compete Agreements

October 2, 2018

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding employment law.  Whether from the perspective of the employer or the employee, the hiring process can have many complications.  Employment contracts are one way to solidify the rights and responsibilities of both sides, but it is important to make sure that the contents of the contract are enforceable […]

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Buying Real Estate With Your Business

September 26, 2018

Starting your own business is a way that many people see as a foundation to good future stability.  Real estate is also a strategy that many view as an investment tool that will grow in value in the future.  It comes as no surprise, then, that small business owners will often consider whether buying real […]

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Sole Proprietorships – Pros and Cons

September 24, 2018

Forming a new business is an exciting time.  A new business can provide new outlets for your creativity and productivity, as well as providing a bright outlook for your security and that of your family.  Small businesses form the cornerstone of many communities, and help many families achieve their dreams.  When starting your business, you […]

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What Is an EIN?

September 21, 2018

Owning a business requires many important decisions and logistical steps, as well as meticulous planning.  Millions of Americans every year found their own business, providing support and substance to their communities.  Choosing the type of business, your business structure, and the location of your business are just of the few essential decisions you will need […]

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Medical Marijuana and Your Business

August 16, 2018

Business owners have many restrictions and rules that they need to understand and follow.  These rules run from ensuring their business is in compliance with federal regulations regarding accessibility for customers who are handicapped to safety and cleanliness regulations for serving food.  As the use of medical marijuana grows and the role of marijuana changes […]

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Minnesota Statute 332C and What It Means For Your Business

August 15, 2018

Building and maintaining a business requires hard work and diligence.  As a business owner, you know that there are many regular issues that require your attention, such as inventory, staffing issues, and taxes.  Once you started your business and got it rolling, you may not have given much more thought to the documents you used […]

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Contents of a Partnership Agreement

Starting a new business is an exciting time, especially if you are sharing the new venture with a friend or family member.  The group of you can work together to see your dreams and ambitions come to fruition.  There are lots of things you will need to work on and discuss while getting your business […]

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Registered Agents

August 14, 2018

Business owners have a wide variety of choices to make at the very beginning of creating a business.  These decisions range from the type of business to the location to who to hire.  Not least of these decisions is how the business will be structured.  These types of business structures could be nonprofit corporations, Limited Liability Corporations, Limited […]

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