Resources for Hospitality Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Resources for Hospitality Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Resources for Hospitality Businesses Affected by COVID-19 *Updated March 20, 2020This page is updated daily as we continue to learn about more news and resources for businesses.By now most of you are aware of the declaration by Mayor Cooper on March 15, 2020. Schaffer...
How to Get a License to Grow and/or Sell Hemp in Tennessee

How to Get a License to Grow and/or Sell Hemp in Tennessee

How to Get a License to Grow and/or Sell Hemp in Tennessee The hemp market in Tennessee is growing rapidly, with more opportunities every day for entrepreneurs to get involved. As of 2019, Tennessee is one of the top producers of hemp in the country, and the state is...
Top 10 Elements of Operating Agreements for LLCs

Top 10 Elements of Operating Agreements for LLCs

Top 10 Elements of Operating Agreements for LLCs Congratulations! You have formed a limited liability company (LLC) through the Secretary of State. “That seemed so easy! My business partner(s) and I have got this – we don’t need to hire that exceptionally sassy...
Tax Credits and Incentives for Businesses

Tax Credits and Incentives for Businesses

Tax Credits and Incentives for Businesses If you are one of the 5.5 million businesses in the U.S., tax season is right around the corner for you (again!). The question is: are you paying too much or leaving money on the table?  We recently partnered with David...
First Year Tax Deductions

First Year Tax Deductions

First Year Tax Deductions As business owners ourselves, we know how important it is to stay on top of taxes and to make the process as easy as possible to file accurately and on time. At Schaffer Law Firm, we complete a third quarter fiscal review with our accounts...
Trademarks: What’s In A Name?

Trademarks: What’s In A Name?

Trademarks: What’s In A Name? I’m sure it’s cheesy to start a blog with the phrase “what’s in a name?”, but I’m going to do it anyways. Not only is it a profound statement (seriously, ponder it for a moment), but it really sums up what this post is all about. The name...