Estorga Johnson Law Firm is starting a new series of blogs aimed at providing some basic but helpful information to small business owners and entrepreneurs. You may have already heard or read some of the information we will be providing, but our hope is that we provide some new information you haven’t heard before or a new take on information you have. As you read our blogs in this Small Business Series, please understand that the information we will be providing is for your informational purposes only and is not intended to provide legal advice. Every business and entrepreneur’s circumstances are unique. Please consult an attorney and accountant regarding your business’s specific issues and questions.
The first series of topics our Small Business Series will address is Small Business Startup 101. This will consist of blog posts covering: (1) choosing a business entity, (2) tax treatment options, (3) learning what documents your business needs, (4) knowing your industry, (5) understanding contracts and their importance.
The second series of topics our Small Business Series will address is Cleaning Up Your Company. This will consist of blog posts covering: (1) having operating agreements and bylaws reviewed (or drafted if none exist), (2) reviewing contracts currently in place, (3) ensuring corporate formalities are being followed.
The third and final series our Small Business Series will address is Employees. This will consist of blog posts covering: (1) what employee handbooks are and how they impact your business, (2) company policies and procedures, and (3) employee contracts.