Does Your Organization Need a DBA?

Does Your Organization Need a DBA?

Does Your Organization Need a DBA? When you start a new business, you have to make lots of tough decisions. What equipment should you purchase? What space should you rent? How many employees should you hire? How should you secure financing? Of course, these are not...
Failing to File a Statement of Information

Failing to File a Statement of Information

Consequences of Failing to File a Statement of Information California requires almost all corporations and LLCs to file a Statement of Information form every two years. This document keeps the Secretary of State’s Office up to date on the organization’s...
Business Lawsuit Protection

Business Lawsuit Protection

How to Prevent a Business Lawsuit from Crushing Your Business Every year, thousands of businesses in San Diego and across the state of California get sued by customers, vendors, and other parties. These business lawsuits can wipe out an organization’s profits or...
How to Name a Business

How to Name a Business

Steps to Take Before Naming Your California Business or LLC Starting a new business in San Diego is always an exciting time. However, before you can begin reaping the rewards of your hard work, you need to give your organization a name. You will use your business name...
Business Bankruptcy

Business Bankruptcy

Understanding the Three Types of Business Bankruptcy When you open a restaurant or auto repair shop in San Diego, you expect it to grow steadily and turn into a thriving company. After all, if you didn’t believe in its potential, you probably wouldn’t...
COVID-19 Stimulus Package

COVID-19 Stimulus Package

COVID-19 Stimulus Package: Financial Relief for Nonprofits and Small Businesses As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep across the globe, more and more businesses in California and throughout the United States have been forced to close their doors or limit their...
Employee Stock Options

Employee Stock Options

Employee stock options come in various different shapes and sizes.  If your California business has some employees that consistently produce excellent work, you will no doubt be keen to ensure that they stay with your organization for many years to come. You can...
How to Write a Business Plan

How to Write a Business Plan

How to Write a Business Plan — What to Consider It is entirely possible to start a new company in San Diego without creating a business plan. However, if you choose to do so, you may be making your entrepreneurial journey unnecessarily challenging.  Even for already...
California Articles of Incorporation

California Articles of Incorporation

If you would like to start a new corporation in San Diego, you will first need to file Articles of Incorporation with the California Secretary of State. This document tells the state government a little more about your new business and its organizational structure....