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Remote Employee’s Time

Remote Employee’s Time

Employers may be required to pay nonexempt employees for work completed at home, even if the work was completed without the employers’ knowledge. Here's why you should track remote employee's time.
Trademark Infringement

Trademark Infringement

Most elements of business branding—name, logo, design—are readily available online, making it easier for people to knowingly or unknowingly use the intellectual property of others. As a business owner, you must prioritize both protecting your own trademarks and avoiding infringement of others’ marks.
Obtaining Loan Forgiveness through the Payment Protection Program

Obtaining Loan Forgiveness through the Payment Protection Program

Obtaining Loan Forgiveness through the Payment Protection Program Jesse Bifulco, Attorney, Camden MaineOne of the major provisions of the CARES Act is the Payment Protection Program (PPP), a loan program created to incentivize the retention of employees in small...

Re-opening after Covid-19

Re-opening after Covid-19

How to Reopen Your Business After COVID-19Jesse Bifulco, Attorney, Camden Maine Despite the uncertainty that has accompanied the COVID-19 pandemic and that still lies ahead, one thing remains certain: Most businesses will eventually reopen. On April 16, 2020,...

What Is an S Corporation and Should I Form One?

What Is an S Corporation and Should I Form One?

Contrary to popular belief, the S corporation is not a distinct entity type. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), an S corporation is a corporation that has elected treatment as a pass-through entity for federal income tax purposes under Subchapter S of the Internal Revenue Code.
Understanding How LLC Members Pay Taxes

Understanding How LLC Members Pay Taxes

Limited liability companies (LLCs) are one of the most popular types of business entities. The LLC’s flexible taxation options are one reason it is preferred; LLC members can, for the most part, choose how they would like to be taxed. The LLC enjoys this flexibility because the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) does not recognize it as a distinct entity for federal tax purposes
Filing Business Taxes in Maine

Filing Business Taxes in Maine

For most entrepreneurs, handling business taxes is a daunting but necessary task. The complexities of tax preparation often lead business owners to procrastinate or neglect proper record keeping and tax deadlines.

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