For anyone that runs a business, one of their greatest fears is probably their business getting into a legal problem. This is because no matter how careful one is, there is always a possibility that one bad decision could create a legal problem for your business. [Read more…] about When Should a Business Owner Consult with a Corporate Lawyer?
Business Law Blog
A business attorney is a lawyer who is skilled in the areas of law that affect businesses. Business law encompasses many different areas of the law, but the most common areas of the law are contracts, intellectual property, corporate compliance, risk management, real estate, employment law, merger and acquisitions, insurance law, tax law, and litigation. An attorney with a comprehensive background in these areas of the law is a valuable asset to a business and can provide guidance in multiple areas. If you are about to purchase a business or already own a business, a business law attorney can help to protect your business and avoid unnecessary and costly mistakes. [Read more…] about What Does a Business Law Attorney Do and When Should I Hire One?
Are you a business that does not have very many agreements in place with the companies (“vendor or vendors”) that you purchase products and services from? If you have agreements in place with the vendors’ that you purchase products and services from, are those agreements usually the vendors’ agreement? If the answer to the two above questions is yes, then putting the below legal language on the bottom of your Purchase Order (“PO”) will increase your leverage if something goes wrong between you and one your vendors. You cannot rely on the fact that your vendors will do right by you if something goes wrong with their goods and services. [Read more…] about THE IMPORTANCE OF LEGAL LANGUAGE ON YOUR PURCHASE ORDER
Monthly/Quarterly Tax Filing and Payments Info
Many monthly and quarterly employer tax filings and/or payments have been deferred. Here’s a quick round-up of the latest status on tax filings.
WA DOR Taxes: [Read more…] about COVID-19 Resources for Businesses
We are happy to report that earlier today, Governor Inslee signed WBG priority bill HB 2412 into law! HB 2412 will go into effect 90 days from today. [Read more…] about Governor Signs WBG 2020 Legislative Session Priority Bills