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Perkins Law Hosts Virtual Nonprofit Workshop: Ready to Start a Nonprofit?
March 22, 2021

RVA nonprofit attorney Eric Perkins will discuss key questions to answer before getting started , how to form a Virginia Nonstock Corporation with SCC and how to apply for recognition of tax exempt status. Attendees will also hear valuable insights…

SCORE’s Workshop Series Presents – How to Start Your Own Business
February 19, 2021

If you are thinking about starting your own business in 2021, then consider signing up for an upcoming virtual SCORE workshop “How to Start Your Own Business” featuring RVA's small business attorney, Eric Perkins. Speakers will cover such…

Five Great Sources of Franchising Information for the Prospective Franchisor
December 28, 2020

1. International Franchise Association. Arguably the premier membership organization of franchisors, franchisees, and suppliers to the franchise industry, this organization and its web site offer a wealth of information about all aspects of…

Do You Want to Franchise Your Business?
September 14, 2020

For companies launching a new franchise system, Perkins Law can provide cost-effective legal assistance: Preparing necessary documents for the offering and sale of franchises Drafting Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs), franchise…

New Central Virginia Regional Sales and Use Tax Going into Effect October 1, 2020
August 19, 2020

A new .7% regional retail sales and use tax will be imposed in Central Virginia (including the city of Richmond, Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover (including the town of Ashland), Henrico, New Kent, and Powhatan counties. This…

Thumbs Up to ForwardRVA for its Efforts to Help the Local Small Biz Community
May 22, 2020

A new program, ForwardRVA, has been organized by Chamber RVA and local business, government, and community leaders to provide resources to support local businesses in reopening and operating safely. Specifically, ForwardRVA is offering free…

New Guidance from Dept. of Treasury Offers Comfort to Small Business PPP Borrowers
May 13, 2020

As a follow up to a recent post about concern and confusion among many small business owners about whether they should consider returning their PPP loans this month, those concerns should largely disappear thanks to a newly published PPP FAQ…