attorney, Fred S. Steingold
Answers legal questions in plain English related to starting and running a small business. The fourteenth edition is completely updated with the latest business tax rules and numbers, including options for deducting expenses for the business use of one's home.
Attorney Anthony Mancuso
Learn how to form a nonprofit corporation in any state and gain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status with the IRS. Includes step-by-step instructions for both IRS Form 1023 and the streamlined Form 1023-EZ federal tax-exemption application. Learn to choose a legal name; prepare articles of incorporation; create your bylaws; obtain federal and state tax-exempt status; prepare minutes for your organizational meeting; and, establish a corporate records book.
Ilona Bray, J.D
Peri Pakroo, J.D
Mike P. McKeever
"You need a sound business plan to start a business or raise money to expand an existing one. For over 30 years, how to Write a Business Plan has helped fledging entrepreneurs -- from small service businesses and retailers to large manufacturing firms -- write winning plans and get needed financing. This bestselling book contains clear step-by-step instructions and forms to put together a convincing business plan with realistic financial projections, effective marketing strategies, and overall business goals, "--page  of cover.
Stephen Fishman, J.D
Stephen Fishman, J.D
"For any home business, claiming all the tax deductions you are entitled to is essential to your business's financial success. Don't miss out on the many valuable deductions you can claim. Here, you'll find out how to deduct: start-up costs; home office expenses; vehicles and travel expenses; entertainment and meals; medical expenses under Obamacare, and retirement expenses."--Page  of cover.
Attorney Richard Stim
Whether you are in the world of business or creative arts, understanding the laws that govern your work is critical to success. But given the often convoluted terminology that surrounds patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights, this isn't easy. This book explains what legal rights apply to your work, the scope of copyright protection, includes an overview of trademark law, what the law protects and much more.
Lisa Guerin, J.D
Every workplace uses technology -- and every employer needs policies to guide employee behavior and avoid liability. Use this book to make your workplace safe for technology with up-to-date policies on email use, social media, mobile devices, instant messaging, and more. --Publisher.
Attorney Denis Clifford and Ralph Warner, J.D
David Pressman and Thomas J. Tuytschaevers
"For 30 years, Patent It Yourself has guided hundreds of thousands of inventors through the process of getting a patent, from start to finish. Patent attorneys David Pressman and Thomas J. Tuytschaevers provide the latest information, forms, and clear instructions to help you. Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law, this edition provides the latest U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rules and forms. The 18th edition covers the latest implications of the first-to-file rules created by the America Invents Act, "--Amazon.com.
Peri H. Pakroo, J.D
" You've invented a great product and it's time for the next step. However, if you present an invention to a prospective buyer or licensee, it's no secret that your idea can be stolen. How can you draft an agreement that protects your interests? Turn to Profit From Your Idea to help you create, modify and understand nondisclosure agreements specifically for inventors. In addition to providing sample agreements and practical advice, this all-in-one guide helps you: understand the licensing process determine ownership rights work with agents effectively find potential licensees publicly show inventions without the risk negotiate a fair licensing deal draft a comprehensive licensing agreement deal with international licensing Disclosing your invention requires a balancing act: Presenting the best aspects of your invention while protecting the confidential aspects of your work. Use Profit From Your Idea to help you effectively maintain the necessary balance and minimize the risks of disclosure. The fully updated edition comes complete with the latest licensing case law and includes brand new FAQs, many from the author's popular blog, Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog"-- Provided by publisher.
Frederick W. Daily
Peri H. Pakroo ; edited by Marcia Stewart
"A step-by-step legal guide that outlines how to launch a business and deal with hurdles along the way"--Provided by publisher.