The Supreme Court overturned a decision by Colorado’s Civil Rights Commission, ruling 7-2 that it violated the free exercise of rights by a Christian baker. The baker and owner of Masterpiece Cake Shop refused to bake a cake for a gay couple getting married in Massachusetts.
On Wednesday, the class-action lawsuit that was brought by several Ohio municipalities challenging the state’s ability to collect local taxes has been struck down by a Franklin County judge. The lawsuit, filed by over 100 municipalities, challenged a recent law passed by Gov. John Kashich that grants the State of Ohio the power to collect local business tax. The judge’s ruling is a victory for businesses and the conservative state Congress. For Ohio municipalities, it is a significant blow.
The costs of running a small business can add up quickly. One of the upsides of being a small business owner is the ability to deduct several business expenses from your federal taxes. This can relieve part of the financial burden of owning a small business.
Let's say that you are a business owner and you are ready to expand into a brick-and-mortar location. There are several questions that you will have to consider. One of the most important is whether you would prefer to rent your commercial space or buy it.
There are certain areas in the U.S. that are well-known for being tech hubs, such as Silicon Valley. However, a person doesn’t have to set up camp in one of these hubs to start a new tech business.
Fantasy sports have become an incredibly popular thing in recent years. In the midst of the growing popularity of fantasy, various fantasy-sports-related businesses have popped up. This includes businesses offering pay-to-play fantasy sports.
The list of things individuals can do online has grown to be quite large. It includes a good number of tasks involved in starting a business. Here in Ohio, among the things a startup owner can do on the internet is submit their filings for starting their business to the state.
E-commerce has come to be an important revenue stream for a wide range of companies. Many things can affect what impacts a company's e-commerce operations end up having on the company's overall financial state.
From the time you were a child, you have learned the value of teamwork. Teachers may have paired you up for projects, and coaches taught you to work together for a victory. Later, you discovered that sharing the burden of a task made the work go faster, more efficiently and often more enjoyably.
There are various things it can be crucial for a person to be aware of when starting a business. Among these are what legal matters they need to address related to starting their company. Letting important startup legal matters slip through the cracks could not only cause problems for a business owner during the startup phase, but could also lead to significant problems related to their business further down the line. Business law attorneys can help startup owners with staying informed of what legal matters there are to address related to getting their business started.