Independent Contractors: What they REALLY are and Why the IRS is cracking down

Independent Contractors: What they REALLY are and Why the IRS is cracking down

Did you know-- despite what you call them-- that your Wedding & Event Biz's “independent contractors” may actually be employees? 

Say whaaaaat?

Yep. And misclassification can have some pretty tough consequences for both the company and the worker, including fines, back wages due, reimbursement for overtime and minimum wage payments, payment of back taxes, fines for state income taxes, and more. So in this "1099 Economy," how do we know who is what anymore?!…

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Your Trademark Isn't About You!

Your Trademark Isn't About You!

When small business owners come to me asking about trademarks, they often open with, "I want to reserve my name so no one else can use it." And I totally get that. You're building your brand, which takes a lot of time, energy, and money. You want to protect that!

But what a lot of business owners don't understand is that trademarks really aren't about you. I repeat: it's not about a business owner getting rights.

Say WHAAAT?

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Five Contracts Every Wedding Pro MUST Have

Five Contracts Every Wedding Pro MUST Have

You're a creative business owner.  Stop for a second and realize how AWESOME that is.  You're DOING IT!
Now take a second to realize that your business, while amazing and special and unique, has to play by certain rules.  And that you must ensure your business-- and all the hard work that goes along with it-- is protected. The best way to do this? Through tight, niche-focused contracts.  These contracts, drafted by lawyers who know the ins- and outs- of the industry, will do three very important things….

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We're Speaking at [un]Convention!

We're Speaking at [un]Convention!

We are thrilled to announce that Caroline will be facilitating a workshop Catalyst Wedding Co.'s {un}convention at the gorgeous Quirk Hotel in Richmond, Virginia this November 5th! She'll be hitting on getting your(legal)self in order, filing paperwork, working with and enforcing contracts, and handling disputes.

PLUS, Caroline loves working with LGBTQ+ couples to handle legal name changes and legal gender changes. As an advocate for…

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Teach Your Clients Wedding Day Automation!

Teach Your Clients Wedding Day Automation!

Guys.  If you've spoken with me lately, you probably  know that I am WAY excited about automation. I am sure that you all are already using it, but remember that attorneys are about 5 years behind in the tech world.

So: What if I told you there's a simple FREE way to help your clients automate planning their wedding... making you look AMAZING and putting less work on you?  Say WHAT?!….

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