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Businesses in Jackson can be structured in a variety of ways

There are many decisions that need to be made before a business can open its doors. One of these decisions involves choosing the type of business structure that best meets your needs. Our readers should consider the financial and legal aspects of various types of business structures before proceeding.

What is the general timeframe for the foreclosure process?

When lenders in Tennessee issue mortgages, their businesses depend on homeowners making payments on time and in full. So, if mortgage payments are missed, this can result in a difficult situation for the lender. Eventually, if a homeowner fails to pay their mortgage, their house will be foreclosed upon. The following is a brief overview of foreclosure process.

What options may creditors have to recover debts?

When a bank issues a person a loan, such as a mortgage or auto loan, they do so with the expectation that they will receive the amount loaned back plus interest. Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons, a debtor may fail to uphold their end of the agreement and will default on the loan. When this happens, creditors in Tennessee may need to turn to the court in order to obtain what is owed to them.

Entrepreneurs have choices when starting a business

Many people in Tennessee have an entrepreneurial spirit, and may wish to leave the rat-race behind and start up their own small business. While being a small business owner can be highly satisfying, it is important that those who wish to start a small business do their research and choose the business type that will best suit their needs.

We help those in Tennessee undertaking business transactions

As some people in the business world may say, "You've got to spend money to make money." And, in fact, the strength of the economy in Tennessee is in part dependent upon people being able to obtain business loans. The lending of money allows businesses to grow and thrive, so that they not only ultimately pay back the loan plus interest, but also increase their own profits.

Utilizing a write-off when trying to recover debts

Financial institutions by nature take on a risk when issuing a loan, but most of the time this risk pays off when the borrower pays back the loan plus interest. In fact, loans like these, whether they are mortgages, a business loan or other type of loan, are an important part of the economy in Tennessee. However, when a borrower fails to pay back the loan, it is necessary for the lender to take steps to recover the debt.

Initial considerations when liquidating business assets - II

Once a business owner arrives at the monumental decision to exit their enterprise, they will find themselves confronted with an entirely new set of questions to consider. Should they pass it on to the next generation? Should they sell it to the highest bidder? Should they merge with a competitor? Should they just call it quits?

Initial considerations when liquidating business assets

The decision to exit a business is never easy, as most business owners have invested considerable time, money and sweat equity into trying to make their operation successful. However, the reality is that sometimes things just don't work out, or the business owner simply can't do it anymore.

How to make this year's National Small Business Week one to remember

Ask any small business owner about their schedule on any given day of the week and chances are good they'll tell you they're swamped. Indeed, there's always inventory to check, books to balance, delivery schedules to keep and cash registers to operate.

Who must pay business tax in Tennessee?

Now that Tax Day 2017 is officially in the rearview mirror, it's understandable if people want to take a bit of a break from this subject. After all, they might have had to race to complete their forms, race to their accountant's office and race to the post office to get their returns mailed on time.

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