Going into business for yourself can be overwhelming. It requires making decisions that range from the practical—such as what your business will be and where it will be located—to the more complex legal considerations—such as the business organization best for the circumstances (corporation, LLC, or partnership) tax issues, and employment and labor laws that must be adhered to. If you are thinking of starting your own business, understanding how local, state, and federal laws affect all aspects of it can improve your odds of success. Our business resources are designed to help you gain some basic knowledge that may be helpful to you in navigating your business decisions.
- May an employer terminate an employee for filing a workers' compensation claim?
- Is workers' compensation insurance mandatory for employers in Illinois?
- What should an employer do after receiving notice of a workplace accident?
- Are employers required to notify their employees about workers' compensation insurance?
- What requirements do employers have under Illinois workers' compensation laws?
- Where can employers go to learn about workers' compensation laws?
- Are there training and safety programs available for employers to learn about workers' comp?
- I have a judgment, but my debtor filed a bankruptcy.
- My judgment debtor is threatening to file a bankruptcy.
- In the middle of my lawsuit, the defendant filed bankruptcy. Now What?
- What is the consumer fraud act?
- What can I do to collect bills from a client who won't pay?
- I was served with a wage garnishment or citation for one of my employees.
- What are the main differences between an LLC and corporation?
- What is the basic default tax structure of an LLC?
- What types of companies are out there?
- What is the basic default tax structure of a corporation?
- What are the basic steps in organizing a corporation?
- What are my options when a client bounces a check to my company?
- Can I represent myself or my business in a civil case?