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Business Law

Constructing a Contract

The business law attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger, explain how to construct a legally binding contract. It is always recommended that you have an attorney draft or review any contract that you intend to use. However, it is also important that you understand the essential components of a contract. Below, the attorneys at…

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Does Your Business License Need to Be Updated?

Whether starting a new business or expanding operations, getting licensing in order helps everything run more smoothly. And even though permits and registrations are critical for a new business, licensing needs exist throughout the life of a company and may be subject to renewal on an annual or other timed basis. Avoid paying fines by…

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SDAT Just Updated Its Business Entity Searches to Include Three Options

The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) has updated its Business Entity Search to include three options:   “Business Name” is the name of your business, including any registered trade names.   “Department ID” is the 9-character identification number used by SDAT that begins with a letter, followed by 8 numbers.   “Employer…

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Overdue Annual Reports can now be Filed Online

SDAT’s Maryland Business Express Begins Accepting Previous Year Filings Online The Maryland Business Express (MBE) website of the State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) now allows for online filing of up to 10 years of overdue Annual Reports and Personal Property Tax Returns. This previously paper-based process will enable business owners to more quickly and…

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Preventing and Resolving Conflicts with Business Partners

Starting a new business partnership, corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) is an exciting endeavor; however, it is important to be prepared for all situations, including a potential business dispute. Here, the business law Attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger discuss how to resolve and prevent conflicts between business partners. There are not only…

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Changes to Maryland’s Annual Business Filing Process

On December 14, 2017, the State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) posted a release regarding changes to the annual business filing process.  The current Form 1 will be separated into an Annual Report and a Personal Property Tax Return. The reason for this change is because a majority of Maryland entities do not have…

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The Basics of Employment Contracts

An employment contract protects the interests of both the employer and employee, while stipulating the working responsibilities and overall environment the employee should expect. Here, the business law attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger explain the basic components of employment contracts. Stipulate the Responsibilities of The Position One of the most important parts of…

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Ways to Finance Your Business

Ways to Finance Your Business Having a viable business plan is a valuable first step to establishing your own business, but afterwards, finding the capital to bring it to fruition is critical. Here, the business advisors at SLHS detail ways to finance your business plan. Equity Financing Equity financing is when an investor provides equity…

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