Eric Carter

Eric Carter

Eric is the founder of Dartsand and Corporate Counsel for a global technology solutions provider. He is a frequent contributor to technology media outlets and also serves as primary legal counsel for multiple startups in the Real Estate Development, Virtual Assistant and Mobile App industries.

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Can small business owners file for unemployment?

If you're a small business owner affected by the coronavirus, you could be eligible to file for unemployment benefits. Learn more, here.

Small business loans: How to apply, pros, cons, and resources to guide you

Financing can be a confusing process. Rest assured, with the following roadmap, you can easily find and secure the small business loans right for you.

Small business grants (2019): 10 resources and 25 grants to fund your future without debt

Whether you’re starting or growing, small business grants fuel your future without debt. Here are the 10 best resources and 25 grants to apply for today.

A brief guide to coronavirus relief and assistance programs

While COVID-19 is forcing businesses to shut down, both the government and private entities are offering relief programs. This page is updating regularly.

How to hire employees

Hiring takes more than finding the right person. This guide can help you determine if you’re ready to hire employees and how to go about the hiring process.

How to terminate an employee

Protect your company's reputation and avoid legal liability by learning when termination is the right choice and how to terminate an employee the right way.

How a timesheet template can help you grow your business

This free timesheet template will help you and your employees calculate hours, wages and taxes.

What is copyright infringement & how to protect your small business

What is copyright infringement? How do you protect your small business from inadvertently infringing on someone else’s intellectual property rights? Learn how to copyright protect your work, and permissibly use others’ work.

How to register as a self-employed business owner: A step-by-step guide to conquer complexity

Knowing how to register as a self-employed business owner can feel complex. That’s why this guide walksthrough five steps to simplify the process.

Overtime pay laws: State-by-state guide

Overview of US Federal overtime laws/rules, and a supplemental state by state guide to ensure that small business owners know when they must pay overtime.

How to Create a Profit Sharing Plan for Your Business

Aligning your business success with employee compensation is tough. An effective profit sharing plan can help you net a win for you and your employees.

The CARES Act: A brief guide for small business owners

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is the federal stimulus package that includes the Payroll Protection Program and EIDL.

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