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What’s in a Name for Your Home Business?

Your home-based business may be something you have been dreaming about for a long time, or it may be the result of a lay-off or need to supplement your existing income. This post will cover three often overlooked areas of home business planning.

Choosing a Name
Choosing a Structure
Choosing an Address

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Niche Retail in Denver – The Key to Your Small Retail Store Success?

Consumers have been spending more money online while moving away from traditional brick and mortar businesses. What was once considered a niche market on a product has become over-saturated. Despite this, you know Denver is the place for your retail store. A small business attorney can help you find the right location for your product as well as guide you toward the right channels for doing business.

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Millennials, E-Commerce, and Denver Real Estate

Denver has been consistently ranked as one of the best cities to live in by U.S. News and World Report. Denver was also first in 2015 and 2016 for best places for business according to Forbes. These accolades are in addition to the state’s impressive roster of colleges and universities, not to mention its luscious landscape and booming retail scene. This all translates into a desirable place to live, which affects your business decisions.

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Accessing Your Colorado Tax Record with Revenue Online

An excellent resource for individuals operating small businesses in the state of Colorado is called Revenu Online – a website managed by the taxation division of the Colorado Department of Revenue. Since this year’s first quarter tax filings are in the rear view mirror, this is a good time to think about looking ahead and making access to our Colorado tax records easier using Revenue Online.

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Employee References – How to Tell the Truth and Avoid a Lawsuit

As a small business owner, you are likely the boss and human resources (HR) department all in one. This means the unfortunate task of firing an employee is yours. Once the dreadful termination is done, you are relieved and ready to move forward. Then, a month later, you get a call from a prospective employer asking for a reference for the employee you fired. Before you panic, decline, or say too much, know your rights.

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The Five C’s of Software Licensing

Software licensing can be a daunting combination where the perplexing realm of technology meets legal jargon. As a small business owner, it is essential to understand the importance of software licensing in order to protect your business’s brand or product and to avoid illegally using one that belongs to someone else.

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Setting Up Your Home Business in Denver

A small business attorney will assess your home business structure and help you stay compliant with zoning and tax regulations, minimize your liability, and maintain a clear and competitive identity. This post will cover four major areas for small home business owners.

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5 Crucial Areas of Commercial Real Estate Law for Colorado Businesses

Real estate law is a broad and complicated legal area. Colorado is no exception with a tangled mass of statutes on everything from discloser and zoning laws to insurance and contract laws. Whether you lease or own your business location, you will likely encounter a property law issue at some point. Attorney Elizabeth Lewis, MS, JD can help guide you through real estate law at every level before it affects your business. The following post will discuss five crucial areas of commercial real estate law.

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Elizabeth is like a partner in my business. She’s there when I’ve needed her, she’s available, responsive, takes time to solve issues I bring to her quickly and above all, she’s competent. I would highly recommend any small business owner with a budding business to contact Elizabeth. Chet Baker

JobBiz, LLC

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Elizabeth Lewis has served as our small business attorney for the past 3 years. The legal expertise and knowledge of business regulations she provides enable us to focus on running the business. Her monthly newsletters offers insightful tips, and make us aware of potential changes which may effect our business operations so we are not caught off guard. We are extremely pleased with Elizabeth, and remain committed with her firm. Rick Davis

Rick Davis Consulting, LLC

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The Law Office of E.C. Lewis, P.C. helped David Woolever, an entrepreneur, independent author, and publisher, with setting up his LLC, website, and also with advice on contacts his company would need.
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Owning their own business was a long-time dream for Jim Kreutzer and his son-in-law, Tim. They worked closely with the Law Office of E.C. Lewis, P.C. from the start. Elizabeth helped with the property lease agreement developing the necessary waivers for both adults and minors.
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Dan Jimenez and Ryan Humphries wanted to bridge fitness and adventure in their new startup, but they needed some help getting their business off the ground. They came to the Law Office of EC Lewis to help make sure they were legally set.
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Rhianon Schuman and Kyle Dokken. Both CrossFit participants, wanted to turn their love of fitness into a healthy business. They came to the Law Office of EC Lewis to get start-up advice, information about hiring, general business advice and have their lease reviewed.
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Kristen Hansen and her aunt, Tami Takahashi both had business knowledge, but working together as business partners and selling online brought new questions and challenges. Elizabeth helped set up their company and composed a privacy policy and terms of use for the website.
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How to Startup, Popup, and Get a Leg Up in Retail

How to Startup, Popup, and Get a Leg Up in Retail

Despite the closings and bankruptcies of long-established stores and corporations over the past few years, Denver continues to attract national and international retailers. Big names like IKEA, Uniqlo, H&M, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema have moved in, creating an even tighter real estate market for new or expanding businesses hoping to enter the city’s thriving retail market.

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Law Office of E.C. Lewis, P.C.
Your Denver Business Attorney
3773 Cherry Creek North Drive, Suite 575
Denver, CO 80209
720-258-6647
Elizabeth.Lewis@eclewis.com

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