Six Steps to Starting a Business in San Diego

Are you looking to start a business in San Diego?  Here are the basics on how to get started: 1. Make a Business Plan To begin, it is advised that you create a business plan before starting your business.  The business plan will help you get organized and, if you are...

For Profit or Not For Profit That is the Question

Should I declare my company as nonprofit or for-profit? Whether you should declare your company as a nonprofit organization or a for-profit company depends on the reason you founded your company.  Why did you start your company: did you aim to serve a philanthropic...

Healthy Families Act – SD Vs. CA

Understanding the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act, which regulates mandatory paid sick leave requirements, went into effect this month.  As an employer, it is important to understand how these new state and city...

Why San Diego Businesses Should Incorporate in California

The idea of taking a business to the next step and incorporating may seem difficult, especially when there are a variety of things to consider, such as options as to what state to incorporate in.  There is the belief or misconception that incorporating elsewhere like...

Opting Out of Workers Compensation in California

By: Shane Flagstad There is an established workers’ compensation system that provides employees benefits for those who suffer from an illness or injury that was a result of employment, regardless of fault.  Included in employees are officers, members of the board of...