With the variety of legal and occupational protections afforded to workers under federal and state law, hiring an employee can be far more expensive than the hourly wage you intend to pay. This is particularly true in the construction industry, where the cost of compliance with OSHA regulations and the purchase of hard-to-place workers compensation insurance can signi
- If you've recently been arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI), you're likely worried about your future. While most DUI sentences don't carry stiff jail sentences (unless property damage or personal injury occurred), having this criminal conviction on your record could impede your job prospects or render you all but uninsurable. These penalties ar
- After incorporating your small business and working hard to collect private clients, the last thing you probably want to deal with is an audit letter from the IRS. Unfortunately, just because your business is small doesn't mean that it isn't subject to the same tax penalties as larger, multi-million dollar businesses. Here are two red flags that might prompt an IRS ta
- If you are injured at your workplace, you may have the right to collect workers' compensation benefits, and you may also have the right to sue. If you slipped and fell on the property of your employer, the accident will most likely be considered a work-related injury, but if you slipped and fell because of a third-party, you may also have the right to sue this person.
- Filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy relief can be beneficial, as it helps you reorganize your debt into a three or five-year manageable repayment plan. When you own real estate, here are three benefits you can take advantage of during your Chapter 13 bankruptcy process. Keep Your Home's Equity and Your Home If you are considering filing bankruptcy, your first c