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SCORE’s Fall Workshop Series Presents – How to Start Your Own Small Business
September 22, 2022

If you are thinking about starting your own business then consider signing up for SCORE’s upcoming LIVE 3-evening online workshop “How to Start Your Own Business” featuring local experts, including RVA’s small business attorney Eric…

Selling Your Small Business? What’s Next For You?
September 12, 2022

Selling your business is an exciting and rewarding conclusion to an entrepreneurial adventure that has perhaps consumed much of your adult life.  A significant part of your sense of identity and self-worth might be closely associated the business…

Common Areas of Trouble Among Business Partners
September 08, 2022

The US Small Business Administration reports that small businesses make up 99.5% of all Virginia businesses and employ 1.6 million people, or more than 46.6% of the state's workforce. Business relationships have their ups and downs, and…

Popular Small Business Strategic Combo – LLC with an “S” election
July 27, 2022

It is a common strategy in the small business community to operate legally through a limited liability company (“LLC”) and filing an election (IRS Form 2553) to have the LLC classified for tax purposes as an S corporation.  The LLC is often…

SCORE’s Summer Workshop Series Presents – How to Start Your Own Small Business
July 20, 2022

If you are thinking about starting your own business then consider signing up for the upcoming 3-night virtual SCORE workshop series “How to Start Your Own Business” featuring RVA’s small business attorney, Eric Perkins on July 28th. Speakers…

Showing Effective Leadership During Tough Times
May 16, 2022

A crisis—whether personal, local, or national in scope—offers an important opportunity for a small business owner to demonstrate his or her leadership to employees.  The keys here are thoughtfulness, timeliness, and communication.  Consider…

SCORE’s Workshop Series Presents – How to Start Your Own Small Business
March 25, 2022

If you are thinking about starting your own business then consider signing up for SCORE's upcoming IN PERSON workshop “How to Start Your Own Business” featuring local experts, including RVA’s small business attorney Eric Perkins on April…

Professional Limited Liability Company v. Limited Liability Company
November 29, 2021

The limited liability company (“LLC”) has emerged as the entity of choice throughout the small business community over the past 25 years. However, for many professional service providers, Virginia offers another, yet confusingly similar,…

Tips for Winding Down a Small Business
October 22, 2021

I was saddened to recently to hear the news that the Innsbrook Foundation was dissolving, an unfortunate fate for an organization that had served the Innsbrook community so effectively for over 30 years, but an inevitable part of the life cycle…

Pitch Virginia Coming to VCU’s Shift Retail Lab on November 10
October 18, 2021

The inaugural Pitch Virginia event, organized by Activation Capital, is scheduled for Wednesday, November 10 at the newly opened Shift Retail Lab at VCU, an initiative of the VCU da Vinci Center. The festivities will feature pitches from high…