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As your trusted partner, The Company Corporation can help you incorporate or form an LLC in as little as 10 minutes. We can also provide you with the latest tools and resources to help you manage your business. We want to bring you the following Podcasts about topics related to small businesses. Please browse our list of informative Podcasts and select one of the links to download the recording.

Podcasts by Nolo

  • What Licenses and Permits are Needed to Start a New Business? - This episode (excerpted from, "Whoops I'm in Business: A Crash Course in Business Basics") describes the licenses you need to run your business legally, including how and when you need IRS Form SS-4 (Employer Identification Number), how to get state business and local business licenses, how to acquire a DBA, and when to seek a seller's permit.

  • Financing a Small Business - Asheesh Advani is the founder of CircleLending.com and the author of 'Investors in Your Backyard: How to Raise Business Capital from the People You Know' (Nolo). In this interview, Asheesh discusses debt vs. equity financing, the 5 C's of lending, which business form is best for investment, and whether a business plan is necessary for acquiring funding.

  • Protecting Business Ideas - This episode (excerpted from Whoops! I'm in Business) explains the principles for protecting your business ideas (known as intellectual property) under copyright, patent, trade secret, and trademark laws. Discussion includes how to identify intellectual property, the basics of registration, protection of trade secrets and ownership of employee-created ideas.

  • Tax Deductions for the Self-Employed - This interview with attorney Stephen Fishman features information on the home office tax deduction, the Section 179 deduction, and related issues including the likelihood of being audited.

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