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When Do You Need an LLC?

A limited liability company (LLC) is a business entity that provides enhanced liability protection for the business owner, and the tax benefit of a partnership. Your LLC is created and governed by your specific state’s law, and it can have one owner or multiple owners.

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Using Licensed Professionals For Your Business

As creatives, we are trained to look for beauty, glitzy, attention-catching, but when business and creativity overlap, you can never fall for the illusion that shiny marketing can sometimes create: shiny doesn’t always mean real.  If you want to build a solid foundation for your business and operate it successfully, every business owner needs three “advisors” on their “team”: the best accountant, the best lawyer, and the best advisor you can find.

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How to Legally Start an Online Shop

One of my best friends is in the process of forming an online shop right now (which I personally will be using for my own business, so I promise to share with you), which has brought up one of my most common questions (or when not asked, one of the biggest issues that arises for online business owners) : what legalities do you need to know about to start an online store?

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The Story Behind Why I Created The Creative Law Shop

I officially launched  The Creative Law Shop at the end of 2017. Since then, many friends, clients, customers and peers have asked me “What is the “Shop”; “Why did you start it” “weren’t you complaining about being too busy already?” And because the answer to the latter has been (and continues to be) an affirmative yes, I realized I never fully explained why the Shop was created.

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How To File Your 1099

You must issue a 1099-MISC for any unincorporated person for services related to your business to whom you paid $600 or more. This applies if you paid them via cash, check, or bank transfer. This is due by January 31st. 

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