The Government’s Resources for Small Businesses

A small business resource that you'll want to check out, www.Business.gov is the official link to the U.S. government. Linked right from the home page, you'll see essential topics like this: - Find Small Business Grants and Loans - Comply with Employment and Labor Laws - Start a Home-Based Business - Get Info for Restaurants and Food ... More >

Forming a Business – Incorporation Online Just Got Easier with New MaxFilings Knowledge Center

MaxFilings has officially launched its Knowledge Center, an online incorporation resource that's meant to help make sense of the many decisions that must be made when it comes time to incorporate a business. If you're a small business owner and you're struggling with questions about incorporating or forming an LLC, this resource is for you. With ... More >

The Compliance Officer’s Killer Application

It used to be that only the largest multi-nationals needed a Compliance Officer. Today most practices, regardless of size, would be wise to charge someone within their organization with the responsibility of keeping abreast and managing the compliance process. Take as an example European employment law that has been introduced over the last few ... More >

The Ideal Length Of Your Business Plan

by Dave Lavinsky Growthink.com When starting a business, you'll need a business plan. But just how long does that business plan need to be? From surveys of investor needs, Growthink has found that 15 to 25 pages of text is the optimum length in which to accomplish this. Any more and the time-constrained investor will be forced to skim ... More >

The Legal Issues of Starting a Business

By Jordi Shoman When you want to start your own business, it is not just a matter of setting up shop and waiting for the customers to come to you. Depending on what kind of business you want to start with your online incorporation , you may have to get permission from the town or city. Some areas of a city have special zoning regulations in ... More >