Employment Laws

Everybody looks forward to the day their businesses grows to the point of having to start hiring others to help with various tasks.  Did you know that there are an overwhelming number of laws relating to employment at the Federal, State, and Local level that you must comply with?  It is difficult to navigate through …

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COVID-19

As a local insurance agency and local small business, we share in the anxiety of the uncertainty of where the future will take us and how it will impact our small businesses.  We hope to be a resource for ALL small businesses in our community and strive to keep you updated on any changes in …

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Unless your organization is exempt (e.g. a charitable organization) you need to pay into federal and state unemployment insurance. Federal contributions are governed by FUTA (Federal Unemployment Tax Act). FUTA’s maximum taxable earnings are $7,000, anything an employee earns beyond that amount is NOT taxed. The standard FUTA tax rate is 6% so your max …

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November/December are often times slower months for businesses and after a year of running around wearing many different hats, this is often the best time for business management.  Below is a list of things we believe you must do to achieve and maintain success in your business. Thank your customers!  Whether it is sending a …

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Cybercrime is one of the fasted growing risks to businesses – even small businesses! The fact is 71% of hackers target small businesses because they are less likely to have effective data security measures internally. The average cost of a small business data breach is $86,500, causing many small businesses affected to have to shut …

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Congratulations!  You have made the decision to pursue your dreams and join the millions of Americans in living the entrepreneurship dream!  But now what?  With so much to consider and put into place…..where do you start? First, you must register your entity with the Secretary of State in all states you will be domiciled from.  …

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