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Does Wisconsin Require a Business License?

April 8, 2024

Most jurisdictions require some type of license based on the type of business you have. A business license is a document that ensures you meet the requirements for operation. If you operate without the proper licensing, you could be fined or forced to close your business

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What is Needed to Start a Business in Wisconsin?

January 15, 2024

Starting a new business? There are some essential legal considerations that will impact your business now and in the future. 

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Does Your Business Have to Comply With the ADA?

October 23, 2023

In Wisconsin, all employers with 15 or more employees are required by law to comply with ADA laws.

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Can You Ask About Past Convictions in a Job Interview?

September 25, 2023

An employer may inquire about an applicant’s criminal convictions only as they pertain specifically to the potential job.

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How Can I Limit My Personal Liability When Starting a Business?

September 18, 2023

When you start a business, you will want to minimize your exposure so that you do not become personally liable for debts or payments that should be paid for by the company. 

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What Should Business Owners Know About the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)?

June 12, 2023

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) established minimum wage and overtime, youth labor standards, and provides for how records are to be kept.

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What are the Four Types of Business Contracts?

May 22, 2023

There are four main types of business contracts — leases, sales contracts, employment contracts, and general contracts.

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How Do You Stop an Employee from Abusing FMLA?

February 6, 2023

While the FMLA is generally a good thing, some employers worry that employees could take advantage of the law.

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Legal Questions to Ask Your Attorney Before You Start a Business

May 7, 2021

Many businesses fail within the first five years, often because they did not follow a feasible plan. Before you start a business, there are some essential questions you should ask an attorney. An experienced business lawyer will assist you with the steps of opening a new business and help you if you run into problems.

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Legal Types of Businesses in Wisconsin

April 9, 2021

If you are considering opening a business, you may wonder about how to legally set it up. There are various forms of businesses and each type has some benefits. Before you create your business, you should learn about the different types of businesses and consult with an attorney.

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