Several factors influence liability (general, professional, product, etc), property, vehicle, workers’ compensation, and other insurance and bond coverage types, amounts, and premiums, including the types of services, amount of company and/or owner assets, the amount of business sales, number of employees, customer contract requirements, and professional licensing requirements.
In terms of qualified retirement plans that incorporate an IRA, a SEP-IRA or SEP plan offers the greatest tax benefits to small business owners, but small business owners and their employees have a variety of retirement plan options. For example, there are several different types of IRAs: Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, Education IRA (EDIRA), now called Education Savings Accounts, SEP-IRA, SARSEP-IRA, and SIMPLE-IRA.
There are different types of business liability insurance policies: General, Professional, etc. Generally speaking, the potential direct personal liability of a business owner in a business lawsuit varies based on the facts and circumstances. Also, business owners can be named personally in business lawsuits whether factual or frivolous.
Strategic alliances can vary from simple joint marketing agreements to full-fledged joint ventures. We do not know the specifics of your plans but typically strategic alliances are formed for the purpose of collaborating on new technology or product development…
Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system designed to provide benefits to employees injured as a result of their employment activities and to limit the liability of employers. Because it is a no-fault system, the employee does not need to prove negligence on the part of the employer to establish liability.