Top Legal and Tax Issues for Your Small Business

A series of Lightning Lessons help you get a better grasp on the top legal and tax issues that small business owners face, even when it's not your primary livelihood. Don’t leave yourself vulnerable, and don’t leave money on the table!

Attendees will learn:

  • A quick guide to different business structures and the right questions to ask when deciding which to take on for your business
  • How to take control by improving your understanding of rules and regulations applicable to online and offline businesses, including typical contractual terms, copyright, trademarks, and FTC disclosure rules
  • The right questions to ask when hiring a tax preparer, and how to properly document small business expenses


Ruth Carter, licensed attorney, author and blogger

Crystal Colon, small business tax expert

Tyra Hughley Smith, small business attorney and Founder, BarrisTourista