All the Legal and Tax Issues Facing Your Business Today When your business dreams go from idea to reality, you're suddenly faced with laws and regulations governing nearly every move you make. Learn how to stay in compliance and protect your business from legal action with professional legal advice from attorneys Theresa A. Pickner and Ira Nottonson. In this essential toolkit, you'll get a thorough understanding of the legal and tax requirements of your business as well as the information you need to make informed decisions. Legal issues covered include: The pros, cons and tax consequences of the four main business types Answers to the " how do I get started? questions every business owner faces State-by-state summary of sales tax, franchise tax and both corporate and personal tax rules How to gain liability protection against lawsuits Determining profit sharing strategies Contract issues, ethical concerns, employment matters And more! We'll disclose the legal issues every business owner should know in order to form and operate a business. Sample Documents Included on CD-ROM: Corporate Bylaws Minutes of Organizational Meeting of the Board of Directors Shareholder's Agreement Independent Contractor Agreement Employment Application Employee Grievance Form Employee Handbook Employee Performance Review Offer of Employment and Employment Contract Operating Agreement for LLCs Time Sheet for Hourly Employees Trademark Infringement Cease and Desist Letter Nondisclosure Agreement IRS Forms: Change of Address Wages Exemption Allowance Application for EIN Determination of Worker Status Estimated Tax Payments Extension to File a Tax Return For 30 years, Entrepreneur hasprovided the most trusted business advice available to business owners. Our legal guides continue that tradition by offering current and cost-effective legal advice so you can resolve the business and legal issues you face on a daily basis. We also help you identify when it's in your best interest to seek the personalized advice and services of a practicing lawyer.Nottonson, Ira is the author of 'Small Business Legal Tool Kit ', published 2007 under ISBN 9781599180953 and ISBN 1599180952.