by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on September 19, 2014

Do food sales require business licensing?

Q.:  I own a restaurant and I’m planning to sell my desserts (my own recipe) in mini markets and grocery stores. Do I need another type of business licensing besides what I have now?   A.:  Generally, restaurants and other food service businesses must obtain a food service permit to comply with business licensing requirements.  […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on September 18, 2014

Launched! The Entrepreneur’s Prenup

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Yes, I’ve been tantalizing you for months . . . and now it’s here!:  The Entrepreneur’s Prenup: How to Choose a Business Partner Who Won’t [bleep] You.  Can be found at http://www.entrepreneursprenup.com/ and soon to be at Amazon.com (but not yet). The Home Study 3 Piece Package Includes: 175 Page Soft Cover Book 3 Audio […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on September 17, 2014

New Hiring Law Spurs Identity Theft Fears

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States across the country are trying to deal with the problem of illegal immigration. According to a recent report by the National Council of State Legislatures, “as of July 2, 2007, no fewer than 1404 pieces of legislation related to immigrants and immigration had been introduced among the 50 state legislatures.â€? A number of states, […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on September 16, 2014

The Entrepreneur Breakdown to Breakthrough Contest

Most business owners [Solopreneurs, Entrepreneurs] reach a boiling point – a point where they are totally overwhelmed and can’t take it anymore. They have a choice: bust through and find a way for the business to function without them as much, or scale back so they can keep it manageable. We want to hear your […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on September 16, 2014

Smart Tax Planning Webcast!

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Here’s an example of not-so-smart tax planning:  doing nothing. It doesn’t take a lot to sit down with an accountant to explore the deductions and credits you’re entitled to as a small-business owner.  For a great overview of the top issues, visit Wells Fargo’s newly released webcast on Smart Tax Planning for Your Business, part […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on September 15, 2014

SBA Small Business Awards–Meet Our National Winner!

Women-owned companies that need help with small business need look no further than software engineer Laurie Simon and her Kirkland, Washington Ombrella Consulting.  I had the pleasure of encountering Laurie because she beat me. No, not literally, but figuratively in this year’s SBA Small Business Awards.  As some of you may recall, I had the honor […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on September 14, 2014

Where Will You Be at 8pm ET Tomorrow?

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If you have any inclination to work with a business partner, I hope you’ll be joining me for my FREE Entrepreneur’s Prenup teleseminar.  It’s easy to identify the high points, but the low points tend to get glossed over.  Learn what they are so that you can avoid them!  Sign up today!

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on September 13, 2014

Intangible Assets: An Entrepreneur’s Guide

What are the assets of your company?  Sure, you may have real estate, equipment, inventory.  Your mind may also think about the “intangibles,” like intellectual property, or goodwill.  But did you realize that strategic alliances also make that intangibles list? Have a look at this article by Marian Banker, “Intangible Assets: An Entrepreneur’s Guide.” You […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on September 12, 2014

Key points for any strategic alliance agreement

In my LinkedIn Discussion group, Successful Business Partnerships, my colleague, Marian Banker brought to light an article by Ivan Hoffman, Esq., on “The Strategic Alliance.” One of the key aspects of an alliance is its flexibility – it can be whatever you want it to be. But that flexibility mean that you need to define those […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on September 11, 2014

When would NOW be a good time to start your online business?

I started my New York legal practice because it is what I love to do. It is what brings me joy. Every day, I am excited to “go to work.” I meet so many excited entrepreneurs every day– they come to me after they finally take the leap. Have you always  wanted to start a […]

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