In this section, you can learn the basics of business.

May 2, 2019
Determining When is the Right Time to Sell Your Business

When is the Right Time to Sell Your Business? The 3 Determining Factors

Recently a prospective client asked me, “Justin, how will I know when is the right time to sell your business? Is it really possible to know?” Looking around right now we know the real estate market is up. Stocks are booming. This perhaps also encourages you to ponder the sell of your business. Determining your answer isn’t cut and dry. It needs to be broken down into a couple of different areas helping you answer your perfect time.
April 16, 2019
How to Avoid Lawsuits and What to Do if You Business is Sued

How to Avoid Lawsuits and What to Do if Your Business is Sued

The word ‘lawsuit’ can make the mightiest of business owners, shrink to the fetal position in a dark corner. Whether you are being sued for breach of contract, wrongful termination, discrimination, malpractice, harassment, misappropriation of funds, or any other reason, lawsuits can wreak havoc on your business. Therefore, let me walk you through ways you can mitigate your lawsuit risks. 
April 5, 2019
Employee Contracts aspects of Essential Employee Agreement

Employee Contracts – Everything You Need in These Essential Agreements

Many employers use contracts with employees to protect their business interests and their trade secrets. Yet, more than that is at stake with these agreements. Employee contracts also protect the value of your business if you want to sell it in the future.
April 3, 2019
top ways to build financial stability in a small business

3 Simple Ways to Build Financial Stability in a Small Business

Why are you trying to grow the value of your small business? Well, maybe you want to sell it at some point in the future. Or maybe you want to merge it or go public with it. Maybe you’re looking for investors. Whatever reason you have, the idea is to reach maximum value growth within your company. Yet, no one will find any value in your company if your company isn’t financially stable. Inevitably, your company’s financial volatility or stability serves as an external indicator of the business’s health and well-being. So just how do you build financial stability in a small business?
April 1, 2019
legally Protect Your Business

Stay Savvy… The Basics That Minimize Risk to Your Business

If you run your business as an entity (an LLC, a C Corporation, or a Sub Chapter S Corporation), you must abide by certain federal and state regulations. In fact, the type of business entity you operate dictates the types of documents you must keep, the fees you must pay, and the taxes for which you are liable. Therefore, if you are working to grow a best-in-class business, then you must do everything possible to stay compliant with state and federal regulations. Doing so will protect your business entity and protect you in case of litigation.
March 29, 2019
Different Taxes Small Business Owners May Owe

“Missing” Taxes Checklist for Small Business Owners

A couple of years ago, I was hired to help a business owner plan the sale of his business and build a life long income plan. His company was profitable, and he had worked hard to grow its intrinsic value. Yet, we could not sell his company at the price he desired. Why? Because he hadn’t paid all of his taxes. Now, my client hadn’t purposefully eluded tax payments. He just missed one, year after year. He had no idea it was due, and it ended up costing us the sale of his business. I don’t want that to happen to you. Therefore, I’m giving you a taxes checklist with 11 common taxes small business owners need to check for delinquency.