Convert Your Sole Proprietorship to an LLC in 7 Easy Steps!

Convert Your Sole Proprietorship to an LLC in 7 Easy Steps! If you are currently operating your online business as a sole proprietorship, you may be wondering how to convert to an LLC or Limited Liability Company. There are multiple reasons for doing this, including to protect your personal assets and give yourself some flexibility […]

Starting a Single Member LLC? 4 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid…

STARTING A SINGLE MEMBER LLC? 4 MISTAKES TO AVOID! If you are just starting a single member LLC, there are numerous ways you can make mistakes. Everything from failing to draft a single member LLC operating agreement, to filing an S corp too soon, to not withholding enough for taxes… there are so many ways […]

Why a Sole Proprietorship Might Be a Shrewd Business Move

WHY A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP MIGHT BE A SHREWD BUSINESS MOVE If you are starting a new online business, and are wondering whether you can just operate as a sole proprietorship – today’s video will help you understand why a sole proprietorship business has numerous benefits, especially for an online venture that is just starting out. […]

Starting a Podcast? 6 Legal Issues you Need to Consider

Many people who are trying to learn how to make a podcast neglect one huge area – the legal side of podcasting. This video contains 6 of the top legal tips for starting a podcast so that you don’t get yourself in legal trouble or run afoul of FTC Rules for advertisers. So before you […]

LLC’s vs. S-Corps: Everything You Need to Know

llc vs s-corp

An LLC or “Limited Liability Company” is a type of legal entity that can be used to provide you with legal protection in the event your business gets sued. An S-Corporation is a tax election that can be used to tell the IRS that you want to be taxed a certain way. An S-Corporation is […]

What’s the #1 Legal Question You Currently Have About Your Business?

legal question

Here at Hawthorn Law, we live for helping online entrepreneurs and small business owners. But in order to help you best, we need to know what your biggest problems and challenges are. Can you please take a minute and tell us what your #1 legal challenge is? Perhaps you don’t know what you don’t know – […]

I’m a Coach. Do I need to form an LLC?

Do I need to form an LLC?

Today’s video was inspired by a question posed in the Screw the 9 to 5 community. The question was: Rather than write out a long and detailed post answering this question, I thought I would take a couple minutes and record a video.  Here goes nothin’…