Hiring Employees in New York – Surviving the Paperwork

There is a reason many startups and small businesses try getting away with using independent contractors as long as they can.  Hiring employees means a lot of paperwork and added responsibilities, potential liabilities, extra financial burdens and on and on… When you  hire a new employee in New York, this is some of the paperwork that awaits you: 1. New Hire Reporting In order to...

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Professionals starting a Corporation or Limited Liability Company in New York

A professional cannot form a regular corporation or limited liability company to sell his or her professional services.  This is well known about lawyers and doctors, but it is also true for nurses, psychologists, and any other profession designated in Title 8 of the education law. These professions have to form a special kind of corporation or LLC, a so called professional corporation or a...

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