Author: Carol Sparks, Attorney

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The Golden Years of a Business Part 4 of 4: Know Your Terms
Having a team of professionals assisting you through the transaction is important, as these are the people who are there to help you achieve and receive the full value of [...]
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The Golden Years of a Business Part 3 of 4: Know Your Weakness
Having a team of professionals assisting you through the transaction is important, as these are the people who are there to help you achieve and receive the full value of [...]
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The Golden Years of a Business Part 2 of 4: Know Your Buyer
Business owners who are looking to sell often find themselves in one of two camps when it comes to potential buyers: either you are selling to a person or business [...]
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The Early Years of a Business, Part 5 of 5: Mitigating Your Business’ Risks
After you’ve selected your business entity, capitalized your business, purchased insurance for your business, and maybe even taken on some new employees, you will want to get into the mindset [...]
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The Early Years of a Business, Part 4 of 5: Documenting New Hires
Another step most small business owners take in the first few years is hiring employees or staffing with independent contractors. All of these professional relationships should be documented through the [...]
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The Golden Years of a Business Part 1 of 4: Know Your Business’ Position in…
When preparing to sell your business, it can be tempting to dive in head first and cut some corners in order to begin the actual transaction. However, the most successful [...]
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The Early Years of a Business, Part 3 of 5: Insuring Your Business
Since every small business has different needs, there is no longer a one-size-fits-all coverage out there; as such, you are sure to find a plan that truly suits your business’ [...]
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The Early Years of a Business, Part 2 of 5: Capitalizing Your Business
One requirement to preserve your business structure and limit your personal liability is to adequately capitalize your business entity. But what exactly is considered “capital” in your company? Capital can [...]
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The Early Years of a Business, Part 1 of 5: Selecting a Business Entity
The foundational step in protecting your personal assets from your business risks is by forming a business entity. Here are several forms of popular business entities that you can choose [...]
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Legacy Planning Considerations for Soon to Be or Recent Retirees
Are you starting to consider your “retirement age?” According to a 2018 Gallup survey, the average American expects to retire at age 66.[1] According to the research the number of [...]
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