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Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business

3.87  ·  Rating details ·  68 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
From opening day to tax day, this is the allinone book you need! Small business owners are regularly confronted by a bewildering array of legal questions and problems. Ignoring them can lead to disaster but with lawyers typically charging $200 $300 an hour, calling one to answer routine legal questions can be a fast track to the poorhouse. This edition is completely update ...more
Paperback, 464 pages
Published May 4th 2011 by Nolo (first published 1995)
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Orville Jenkins
May 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I was impressed by the content, organization and practicality of this reference book. This volume of over 450 pages in full-page format provides a detailed but usable guide to all aspects of starting and managing a small business. The detailed table of contents makes this a great resource for referencing on particular questio
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Penny
Oct 10, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another one of those great books by NOLO. This one included sections on "resolve disputes without costly lawsuits". That ought to scare you. On the other hand, there was a good section on saving when it comes to small business taxes.

This is getting to be overwhelming. How in the heck are we going to tie all of this together?
Sheila
May 16, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: business-startup
Good overview of legal issues relating to small businesses. But quite a few wouldn't apply to my situation, and those that do are covered in as much or more detail in other books I've included on my worth-a-second-checkout shelf, so I won't bother getting this one from the library again.
Raoul
Dec 23, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: business
Very thorough, detailed, and useful advice.
Jeffrey
Mar 01, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: money
some useful information, but lots of redundancy and superfluous examples
PWRL
Oct 16, 2015 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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