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Important factors to consider before going public, part 2

Our last blog post discussed some of the major risks that business owners should consider before taking their company public with an IPO. Today, we will conclude our two-part blog series by discussing some other factors that may affect your decision to go public.

Important factors to consider before going public, part 1

Many entrepreneurs dream of the day when they will be able to take their company from private to public with an initial public offering. After all, IPOs can offer numerous benefits for business leaders and shareholders. But going public is not a decision to take lightly.

Have you recently reviewed your hiring and firing protocols?

Hiring new employees can often add to a successful team, inspire change and keep the business growing. Alternatively, having someone leave the company or needing to fire an employee can be a problematic ending, change the cultural dynamics or set the business back in its progress.

The challenges businesses face in a changing national landscape

A seismic shift in the political landscape inherently creates insecurity and hesitancy in businesses throughout the United States. An annual study conducted by a national employment law firm’s policy institute reveals that businesses in particular are facing an unprecedented level of uncertainty.

Business and commercial law made easier by FAST Act

When someone in Georgia starts a business, there is the potential that the economy will grow and jobs will be created. However, starting a new company often includes a long, complicated licensing process that delays business openings and may costs business owners money. However, some are trying to ease the burdens of corporate and commercial law by making the business regulation process a little faster.

Why are employee handbooks important?

As a business owner in Georgia, having a good, clear employee handbook is an absolute necessity. But what exactly are their benefits, and why are they so important? We at Kaufman & Forman, P.C., will highlight their function in the workplace and what makes them integral to a company’s success.

Are you working a business or a hobby?

Georgian taxpayers like you have to follow a strict set of rules and guidelines in order to determine what sort of taxes you should be paying. If you are starting up a business, this can make your yearly taxes even more complex. For example, activities that you might consider hobbies may actually be businesses.

Keeping your employees happy with benefits

Business owners in Georgia should be looking out for number one – that is, the employees. It’s common knowledge that a better work environment will attract better and longer-lasting workers, but exactly how can a manager ensure that their employees are happy during their stay with a company?

How are Limited Liability Corporations taxed?

So you’ve decided to set up your business in Georgia. You know what you want to do with your company, and you’ve picked what type of business model you’ll be working with. Now, you need to look into the specifics of your model so you understand how it works from the ground up.

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