What are the federal tax differences between a limited liability company, an S-corporation, a C-corporation, a general partnership and a sole proprietorship? In this article I discuss those differences.
Federal court upheld an individual's right to host a website geared towards posting gripes about a certain business. The website did not meet the criteria to fall under the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act.
Many franchisors are beginning to make it more difficult to qualify to become a franchisee in their system. Some are requiring good credit scores, existing business experience in the industry and larger net worths. Wall Street Journal reporter Emily Maltby discussed this trend in the November 15th issue of the Journal.
Franchisors have varying rules on the use of their trade name/mark in the franchisee's name. Should they allow their franchisees to file a fictitious name registration in the state in which the territory exists?
It is important for every prospective franchisee to understand the contents of the FDD prior to investing in a franchise. In this post I discuss the specifics of Items 5,6 & 7 and why they must be included in any prospective franchisee's due diligence.
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