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How Do Trademarks Work? Starting off on the Right Foot

Have copycat competitors used your business name? This can lead to customer confusion and revenue loss. In nightmare scenarios, you might even get accused of infringement. That’s even if you swear that “you were the first.” Doing Without a Trademark? That’s Risky Business The law doesn’t require it. But every business owner  should weigh protecting …

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Employee Busted Running a Popeyes Spicy Chicken Side Hustle

“There is no such thing as bad publicity” so the saying goes. For Popeyes and its hugely popular chicken sandwich, there is another saying, ‘Be careful what you wish for.” After all someone did get stabbed and died when the victim cut in line to buy the sandwich. Popeyes Spicy Chicken Side Hustle While no …

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California Small Businesses Face Survival Challenge During Wildfires

Most of the 2019 California wildfires got extinguished or mostly contained recently. But the damage and impact of those fires will be felt by Californians for years. And among the many people particularly hurt by the wildfires are California’s small businesses. According to a Fox Business News report, wildfires this year put California’s prosperous wine …

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Wage Withholding Issues you MUST consider for 2020

As you begin to prepare for the coming year, factor in changes impacting withholding from employees’ wages. As a result, you likely need to change your procedures and make adjustments to your budget for 2020. Wage Withholding Changes in 2020 Revised Withholding Tables Due to cost of living adjustments to federal income tax brackets, withholding …

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