Ser & Associates Blog
SBA FINANCING – Thinking of owning your own building or office condo? Purchasing your competitor? An SBA loan may be the answer!
By now, many businesses are familiar with the Small Business Administration (SBA) in its role as administrator and guarantor of the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Loans, as well as, the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, employers have a duty to provide a safe working environment to its employees. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) recently released guidance on this issue in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lillian A. Ser, Esq. is featured in the May 2020 issue of Coral Gables magazine for an article titled “Law In The Time Of COVID-19.” She told the mag, “We have survived other catastrophes such as major hurricanes, the Great Recession, 911, wars, etc. And, we will survive this!” Read the full article here.
New trademarks are being filed with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) despite the impact COVID-19 is having on business. Trademarks protect a business’ brand identity: name, slogan, jingles, and logos.
In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Federal government is deferring $300 billion in IRS payments. We want to keep you informed on important IRS deadlines for filing tax returns and paying taxes.
While the extent of the Coronavirus is still uncertain, several clients have asked, “What can we do about cancellations and broken contracts?”
Many new business owners overlook the importance of obtaining a trademark for their business’ name, logo, brand, etc. or decide to put it off for the future.
There are several pitfalls entrepreneurs need to be wary of. Here is a quick glimpse of three legal issues startups need to be aware of from the moment they go into business, and why it is always wise to enlist the help of a licensed attorney.
Effective January 1, 2020, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) increased the standard salary level which triggers the required overtime pay for exempt employees.
Many small and mid-size businesses don’t have the luxury of being able to afford in-house legal counsel to run things by on a daily basis. Yet, small and mid-size businesses require and deserve high-quality legal services. Enter MYGC|My General Counsel® – the brainchild of Lillian A. Ser, Esq., founder of Ser & Associates.
As I prepare to participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s this month, I’d like to share with you the “why”.
As a small business owner, there are many legal intricacies that can throw you for a loop. It’s easy to get taken advantage of by partners you thought were friends, landlords, or competitors who claim to own your name.