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Five Legal Considerations for Starting a Small Business: Which Type of Entity is Best?

You started your small business yourself – just you and an idea. As time went on, you became more successful. You added employees. You opened a storefront. You started contracting with outside vendors. And while each of these events took place, you added additional liability – liability that could harm you personally as a sole proprietor. That’s exactly why business entities exist; they create a sustainable structure in which to operate while simultaneously shielding you personally from liability, for the most part. Not all business entities are created equal, however, and choosing an entity to organize or incorporate can come with both benefits and consequences. More >

Small Business Law Every Business Owner Needs to Know

Small businesses have a tremendous impact on the U.S. economy, providing 55% of all jobs and 54% of all U.S. sales, according to the Small Business Administration. With such an impact, it’s easy to think that these businesses are subject to less regulation and legal hurdles. Instead, the reality is that small businesses are subject to the same complex tangle of regulation that other businesses face for the most part, but they are often less-equipped to negotiate it. With that in mind, here are four types of laws that small business owners must consider during operation of their businesses. More >

Five Reasons to Consult an Attorney for Your Small Business

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Starting a small business can be difficult. It requires a tremendous amount of passion and dedication, as well as some assistance from professionals such as accountants, insurance agents and others. While you may not need an attorney in the same measure, consulting one at the outset of the business and periodically throughout can get you off to a good start and keep you from falling into common legal traps. Here are five reasons you should consult with an attorney that will greatly benefit your small business. More >

The Office of Entrepreneurship Is Thriving In Its First Year - Can It Help You?

Just over a year ago, on July 22, 2013, Governor Beshear announced the creation of the Office of Entrepreneurship ("the Office") within the Cabinet's Department for Business Development. Since its inception, the overall goal of the Office has been to develop an entrepreneurial climate for new talent in Kentucky; provide guidance and support to start-up operations; assist existing small businesses with growth opportunities; and create a pipeline of business activity that can be streamlined with the traditional growth opportunities the Cabinet already offers. More >

Does my business qualify for a KEDFA small business loan?

At McBrayer, we realize that small businesses are the backbone of America. That is why we thoroughly enjoy helping entrepreneurs get on their feet and open their door to business. Whether it is starting or expanding a company, our corporate law attorneys can aid in every step of the process. One of the biggest obstacles in opening a small business is acquiring adequate funding. It is important to know what financial resources are available and whether your business qualifies for them. One such resource is the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority's ("KEDFA") Small Business Loan Program. More >

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