U.S. Business Law and Taxes

Keeping your business compliant with the law is absolutely crucial! Learn the laws and taxes that apply to the different types of business in the US, get guides for filing taxes for your business, and learn how to legally incorporate your business.
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How To Take Airbnb Tax Deductions as a Host
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Whistleblower Laws Explained
A Guide to Nonprofit Accounting
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How To Get a Qualified Business Income Deduction
Business Tax Filing Questions
What are the Tax and Liability Benefits of These Business Types?
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What To Expect From a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
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How Much Does a Trademark Cost?
All About Registered Patent Agents
How Much Does a Patent Cost?
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What Is an Assignment of Contract?
Who Owns Employee Work?
What Should Be Included in a Work for Hire Agreement?
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What Is the ABC Test?
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How To Choose a Collection Agency for Your Small Business
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What Is a Fiduciary?
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Can Your Small Business Get a Tax Refund?
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Confession of Judgment in a Business Loan? Stop Before You Sign!
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Can My Small Business Benefit from the Trump Tax Cuts?
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How To Make A Change In Business Ownership
Types of Damages in Lawsuits
Types of Damages in Lawsuits
Tips for Writing a Demand Letter
How to Write a Demand Letter When You Have Been Harmed
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Want to Sue Someone? Here's What You Need to Know
SIC Codes and NAICS Codes Explained
What's the Difference Between SIC and NAICS Codes?
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Overview of 'Trust Fund' Taxes
What Makes a Contract Unenforceable
How to Avoid Making an Unenforceable Contract
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How Indirect Taxes Affect Consumers
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How to Create a Corporate Resolution - What to Include
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A New Business Tax Credit for Paying Coronavirus-Related Sick Leave
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Income Withholding Orders—What Employers Need to Know
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What Is Specific Performance?
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Regulations for Tips—What Employers Need to Know
Business Owners Agreement
What Is a Principal-Agent Relationship?
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What Does a Managing Partner Do in a Business Partnership?
Business Owners Agreement
How to Look Up Your Employer ID Number and Protect It
New Tax Credit for Family Leave Benefits
How To Get a Paid Family Leave Tax Credit for Your Business
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An Overview of Social Security Taxes: Who Pays What?
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What Are Income Payments on Form 1099?
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How to Deduct Car and Truck Expenses on Your Taxes
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Improve Your Self-Employed Tax Planning With a SEP-IRA
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What Independent Contractors Need to Know When It Comes to Taxes
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The IRS Knows About Those Credit Card Payments You Receive
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Learn About Payroll Taxes and How to Calculate and Report Deductions
Filing Form 8829 for Home Business Tax
What Is a Principal Business Code?
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Got an S Corp? Here's How to Issue a Schedule K-1 to Shareholders
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What Is IRS Form 2553?
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A Beginner's Guide to S Corporation Accounting
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Deductions for Repairs for Landlords, Businesses, and Sole Proprietors
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What Is an S Corporation?
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What Is IRS Form 990?
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The Medicare Tax: How Much Will You Have to Pay?
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Deduct the Cost of Working from Home on Your Taxes
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How to Move Property to Your Business When You Form an S-Corporation
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How the IRS Determines a Business Is a For-Profit Business vs a Hobby
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What Small Business Owners Should Know About the Health Care Tax Credit
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What Is IRS Form 1120S?
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How S Corporations are Taxed: An Introduction
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How to File IRS Form 1040 Schedule E
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Can You Factor Depreciation Into Your Business Taxes?
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Claiming Tax-Deductible Business Expenses on Schedule C
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Start a 401(k) Plan for Your Small Business—and Save Money on Taxes
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How COVID-19-Related Laws May Affect Your 2020 Tax Return
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Get a Sales Tax Certificate for a Sales Tax Exemption