Retirement Plans for Small Business

Small business retirement plans are recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a means to help employers and employees save toward retirement. It must adhere to the guidelines created by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act that sets a standard … Continue reading »

Small Business Legal and Employment Considerations

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What Types of Insurance will I need for my Business?

What types of insurance will I need for my business? It is very important that business owners maintain adequate insurance coverage such as liability, property/casualty, loss of use, unemployment, workers’ compensation, and product liability insurance. We recommend that you review … Continue reading »

What Should I Consider when Hiring Employees?

Making the decision to hire employees is a big and often necessary step for any business. As an employer, you must consider many critical issues to ensure compliance with employment rules and regulations. Key issues to consider when hiring employees … Continue reading »