Posts tagged with "employee"



Business · March 22, 2024
Avoid These 3 Mistakes When Choosing a Successor for Your Business
Selecting your business successor is more than a choice—it's a future-defining moment. Ensure your legacy flourishes by steering clear of common yet critical mistakes in the process. It's not just about replicating your leadership style but finding someone with the right vision, adaptability, and ability to connect with your team. Dive deeper into how to make this pivotal decision without compromising your business's future. As your trusted LIFTed Business Advisor, let me guide you through a sea
Business · March 15, 2024
3 Business Tax Mistakes to Avoid This Tax Season
As tax season rolls in, it’s crucial for small business owners to navigate the complexities of tax filing with precision. This blog highlights three common tax mistakes to avoid: miscalculating payroll taxes, misclassifying employees as contractors, and improperly deducting personal expenses as business expenses. With detailed examples and solutions, including the importance of clear payment policies and maintaining separate financial accounts, it provides actionable advice to ensure compli
Business · August 02, 2022
How Using The Right Legal Agreements Can Safeguard Your Intellectual Property
Using independent contractors (ICs) can give your company an edge in today's thriving gig economy, but if you're not careful, contractors can also be a serious liability. In fact, working with ICs comes with a number of unique legal and financial risks that can be potentially ruinous to your business if not handled properly.
Business · February 08, 2022
9 Topics To Cover In Your Employee Handbook
If your company has (or plans to have) employees, a well-written employee handbook is an essential communication resource between you and your team. Your handbook ensures that your team is not only aware of your rules and policies, but also the federal and state laws governing their employment. It should reflect the way you do business, and whatever policies you include in it should be consistently enforced.
Business · September 14, 2021
Business Owners Beware: New Wave of Phishing Scams Target Employee Payroll
This latest phishing scam is just one of numerous threats that your company faces when it comes to digital security. In addition to scams involving stolen funds, your business is also susceptible to data breaches, hacking, network failures, and other malicious actions targeting your sensitive client and business data. So, it's best to stay in strict compliance with an ever-evolving set of federal and state laws governing data privacy to avoid any risk that may affect your business.
Business · August 24, 2021
With Remote Work Here To Stay, Maximize Team Engagement And Productivity With These 3 Strategies
Remote work offers a number of benefits for both you and your team. Without a physical office, startup costs and overhead are significantly lowered. But running a remote workforce also comes with its own unique challenges. This is especially true when it comes to managing your team and keeping them engaged and motivated. With this in mind, adopt these three strategies to engage better and manage your remote workforce.
Business · August 17, 2021
Misclassifying Employees As Independent Contractors Can Cost You Big Time
As more and more businesses take advantage of the benefits of using independent contractors (ICs) in lieu of full-time employees, the line between worker classification can get easily blurred. Though independent contractors can give your company an edge in today's "gig economy", but misclassifying your workers can cause you big-time in penalties, including fines, back taxes, and unpaid benefits.
Business · July 27, 2021
The Advantages Of Using Arbitration To Avoid Litigation
Whether it’s with an employee, client, a vendor, or a business partner, going to court to resolve a dispute is something you want to avoid at all costs, since even if you wind up winning your case, getting caught in the court process is time-consuming, expensive, and almost never good for your company’s reputation. To this end, the next time you find yourself in a dispute, you might consider attempting to resolve the matter through alternative dispute resolution (ADR).
Business · June 15, 2021
4 Factors To Consider When Choosing A Business Entity - Part 2
The entity you choose for your business affects everything contracted by your company. Your business entity will determine the amount of taxes you pay, what kind of records you keep, and how vulnerable your assets are to lawsuits. Among the different business entities, all companies should be one of the following legal structures: a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company (LLC).
Estate Planning · January 05, 2021
Start Planning Now to Prepare Your Estate for a Possible Democratic Sweep—Part 2
Biden’s proposed Build Back Better plan would require approximately $7 trillion. Such an astounding amount of revenue most likely means a surge in taxes. Biden’s policy front is zeroed in on high-income taxpayers, and yes, that includes corporations and estates. You might want to plan ahead to minimize legal and financial repercussions arising from these proposed changes. From increased business taxes to lowered itemized deductions, here is an outline of Biden’s economic plans.

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