Legal FAQs for Small Business Owners
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Starting and running a small business can be challenging, and requires you to learn about and keep track of many different kinds of things, including legal requirements and best practices. Below are some frequently asked questions about the law, and links to the answers, that we hear from small business owners in Massachusetts.
Starting Your Business in Massachusetts
Can I operate my business as a DBA?
How do I get a federal tax ID number?
What is the difference between a DBA, LLC, and S Corp?
How do I create an LLC in Massachusetts?
How do I know if I can use the name I want for my business?
What do startup companies need to know?
What should I know if I am buying a business?
Contracts and Business Relationships
What is an operating agreement?
What are my rights as a minority shareholder?
What kind of customer contracts should I have?
Should I sign an arbitration agreement?
Should I agree to a mediation clause?
Protecting Your Brand and Business Information
Should I get a trademark for my business name?
How do I register a trademark?
How can I protect confidential information in my business?
How do I know if I have company information that qualifies as a trade secret?
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