Category: Business Setup

Independent Contractor Misclassification [Updated 2020]

Independent contractor misclassification can hurt your creative business or startup. There is no way of being less blunt about this. This is especially true in a state like California, where employment law is very favorable to employees. If you are an independent...

California Professional Corporation [Updated 2020]

A California professional corporation provides a tool for certain licensed professionals to conduct business. As with other corporations, the professional corporation shields personal assets from liability and corporate debts. Understand how a California professional...

California AB5: California’s New Independent Contractor Law

California AB5 creates a new set of rules for California companies that work with contractors. The law changes who qualifies as a contractor and who does not. Thus, every company in California must understand the basics so they can avoid legal liability. This article...

Starting a Business in California: How to Establish an LLC

If you are an entrepreneur who is starting a business in California and are thinking about establishing a limited liability company (LLC), there are a few things that you need to know about before making that decision. Keep in mind, while you can handle establishing...

Corporate Dissolution Explained

Opening a business is one of the most exciting and challenging experiences of an entrepreneur’s life, but closing a business often comes with very different emotions. For many, the choice to dissolve a company happens because of new job opportunities, retirement, or...