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How Much Does it Cost to Set Up an LLC in Washington State?

Starting a small business is the American dream, with 17 million new businesses formed in 2022. For many entrepreneurs and business owners, a limited liability company (LLC) stands out as an attractive choice due to its flexibility in taxation, governance, and the protection it offers against personal liability. While these benefits make LLCs a popular […]

The Obama Administration circulated a memorandum on Nov. 1, 2015 that directed designated federal agencies to modify existing policies to incorporate a “net benefit goal” to reduce the impact of utilizing natural resources. The revised approach was to be adopted by the EPA; Secretaries of Interior, Agriculture, and Defense; and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

Independent Construction Worker

Construction projects tend to involve many different workers doing many different jobs. Sometimes, construction companies hire employees who only work on that particular company’s projects. In many other situations, however, crews can be made up of independent contractors,1 sub-contractors, and other self-employed workers. Recognizing the legal distinction between an independent contractor and an employee is […]