Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business, by Steingold, Fred S.
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- ISBN: 9781413317398 | 1413317391
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/30/2013
Start and run your business with this all-in-one book. Small business owners are regularly confronted by a bewildering array of legal questions and problems. Ignoring them can lead to disaster -- but with lawyers typically charging $200-$300 an hour, calling one to answer routine legal questions can be a fast track to the poorhouse. Fortunately, you have a better alternative. Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Businessclearly 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 This edition is thoroughly updated for 2012, including the latest regulations, tax numbers, and business realities in a changing economy.