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Every business with at least one employee should have an employee handbook, sometimes also called an employee manual or code of conduct, setting out the company’s policies and rules and the laws applicable to the employment relationship. It establishes the …
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Immigration isn’t just a hot topic in the news—it has real impact on employers. All employers, including small businesses, are required to complete and retain a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification for every person they hire to work inside the …
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Hear me give law school advice along side other great agriculture lawyers in Episode 53 of Ag Law in the Field. I’m a subscriber on iTunes – I recommend subscribing so you don’t miss a beat. I also recently posted …
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Not only do we handle actual divorces here at Rincker Law but we also handle business divorces. Hear me talk farm business dissolutions with Robert Moore on Ag Law Today here. I’m passionate about prenups with marriages and businesses alike. …
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Hear me speak with the one and only Prof. Shannon Ferrell on one of my favorite topics… passing the farm to the next generation. It’s on YouTube here. You can also subscribe on iTunes.
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Whether you are just starting up a new company or have a business that has been in operation for a while, good record keeping is an essential part of running your business. You are responsible for establishing an effective system …
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You and several friends start a new business and decide to operate it as a limited liability company (LLC). Now that you’ve completed the first step—choosing a business entity—it is now important to prepare an operating agreement. The operating agreement …
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If your business made or received payments to independent contractors and entities (other than compensation to your employees) during the calendar year, it’s likely you must file an information return called a Form 1099 with the IRS. You may also …
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I had the pleasure of being the keynote speaker last night to the Knox County Beef Association, a county affiliate of the Illinois Beef Association. What a crowd they had for their annual meeting — exciting to witness and be …
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Divorce. An unexpected death, disability, or retirement. An irreconcilable dispute. These triggering events may put your successful, stable business into a tailspin. Luckily, a buy-sell agreement can help you and your business be better prepared to handle these events. What …
Read Don’t Let Change Wreck Your Business: The Buy-Sell Agreement