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Refining Your Business Plan

Small Business Guide: Refining Your Business Plan.   Many people need to modify their business plan to suit their audience for which the plan is written. Below are some examples for intended audiences:   Raising Funds from Outside Parties: If your business plan is for bankersinclude: Amount of loan How the funds will be used […]

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4 Essential Elements for Management and Organization in Your Business Operational Plan

4 Elements to include in your Business Operational Plan: Management and organization Who is going to manage the business? Include professional and advisory support positions, such as board of directors, attorney, accountant, insurance agent, banker, bookkeeper, mentors, key advisors, etc. How much money will be contributed by each investor What ownership percentage will each investor […]

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Limited Liability Company (LLC) laws regarding formation

  Now that you have decided on a name for your NC Limited Liability Company (LLC), you need to file the appropriate paperwork with the NC Secretary of State to become legal.   Part 2 To read Part 1, click here   *If you are a foreign limited liability company that wants to conduct business […]

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Criminal Background: Can I Not Hire this Person?

I used to do some criminal defense work and I’d get some questions about how a criminal history would affect hiring decisions. Now, as I’m almost exclusively practicing small business law, I get the same sort of questions, but from a different angle: Can I *not* hire this person? Here’s the thing: You’ve got several […]

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Unpaid Interns – It’s a Buyer’s Market, Right?

Many growing companies and businesses want an intern. Especially if, by intern, you mean “slave labor.” Unfortunately, this isn’t always a good idea. And, in certain situations, can turn into a nightmare. The Slippery Slope The economy is not that great. It’s better than a few years ago, but that THAT much better. So many […]

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