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When you want to open a business in New York City, the type of business you are starting will dictate the permits, licenses or other form of authorization you will need. Some types of businesses will require more than one license.
Find Out Your Licensing Requirements
To find out what the licensing requirements are for your business, start with the New York State License Center. First you will need to choose a business type, followed by the county in which you want to do business. You will then need to identify the legal structure of your business.
Most Commonly Used Business Legal Structures
You can choose to set up a business as a sole proprietorship (simple business structure, owned by one individual who has unlimited liability), corporation (separate entity with its own debts and obligations), limited liability company (unincorporated bus
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What does a 409A Valuation Mean?
A 409A Valuation is a formal report that sets the current value of your company's common stock and the strike price to exercise an option to purchase that stock.
Typically a company hires a professional appraiser to prepare the report since stock options set at a strike price below the current value of the common stock can result in large tax penalties to the option recipients.
Section 409A of the U.S. tax law requires that the strike price (the set future price per share to exercise a stock option) not be lower than the current real value of a share of the company's stock on the day the stock option is issued (the "grant date").
What is 409A?
409A is a section of the U.S. tax law that contains rules about the stock options so
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What Is DMCA Protection?
The DMCA, or the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, protects creative works on the internet and contains the legal foundation for rights management in digital works. It covers things such as articles, videos, and photographs.
The DMCA protects both copyright owners and internet service providers (ISP), otherwise known as online service providers (OSP). To warn would-be content thieves away, you can use a DMCA Protection Badge on your website.
The DMCA gives copyright owners a simple and straightforward way to get their content removed from websites that don't have permission to use it. They can do this by sending a DMCA takedown notice to the ISP that hosts the offending conten
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Enacted in 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requires certain employers to provide unpaid, job-protected leave for qualifying medical and family situations.
FMLA mandates that employees of all genders receive at least 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave within 12 months of giving birth, adopting a child or becoming a foster parent. Employees affected by personal or family illnesses are also protected under FMLA.
Employees with immediate family affected by military service (e.g., called to active duty or injured in the line of duty) may take 12 to 26 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave depending on the circumstances.
Employees may also receive FMLA leave leading up to a pregnancy if they suffer from a related “serious health condition” that requires inpatient medical care or ongoing treatment by a healthcare provider. This includes severe morning sickness.
However, employers can require employees use
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To form an LLC in Colorado, you must first choose a name for your company. The name must contain one of the following abbreviations or terms: "LLC", "L.L.C., "Limited", "Ltd.", "Limited Liability Company," "Ltd. Liability Company," "Limited Liability Co.", or “Ltd. Liability Co.”. The point is, your company name needs to reflect that you are a limited liability company by containing abbreviations or words that identify it as a limited liability company.
Finding a Name for Your LLC in Colorado
All registered businesses already in existence in the State of Colorado are on file with the Colorado Secretary of State. You cannot have the same name as another LLC already in existence or otherwise registered in Colorado. So, to see if your chosen name is available, you can check with the Colorado Secretary of State business name database. Some names that include special words like &ldquo