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13 Ways Direct Sellers can avoid the Dreadful Audit

The deadline is nearly here. It’s tax season! Are you’re overjoyed or pulling your hair out? Regardless of your perspective, nothing could rain on your parade more than being audited. You probably do your best to remain inconspicuous, which is … Continue reading

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Press Release: Starting and Running the MLM – A Deep Focus Conference – Las Vegas, Nevada – May 20, 2016

MLMLegal.com and Babener & Associates Announce the 72nd National Starting and Running the Successful MLM Company Conference. This one-day, deep focus event has limited seating so register today. (PRWEB)March 24, 2016 The Starting and Running the Successful MLM Company conference … Continue reading

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What do Startup Companies Think about Long Term Professional Relationships? Watch the Video!

MLMLegal.com and Babener & Associates have had long term professional relationships with many direct selling companies, from startup to stable. We were involved in early stages of a number of leading MLM companies, including some traded on the NYSE. We … Continue reading

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October 2014 MLM Startup Conference Success!

You wouldn’t believe the turnout we had for the October 2014 MLM Startup Conference! Entrepreneurs, executives, founders, and CEOs from 98 direct selling companies registered for the event! Over 160 entrepreneurs registered for the conference! These innovative entrepreneurs represented 31 … Continue reading

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What do Startup Companies Think about Long Term Professional Relationships?

MLMLegal.com and Babener & Associates have been with many network marketing companies from the very beginning, from startup to stable. We were involved in early stages of a number of leading MLM companies, including some traded on the New York … Continue reading

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Good News about Network Marketing

In some circles, network marketing has a bad reputation. Those who had bad experiences in the industry, or are contributors to the industry’s bad reputation, or who misunderstand how the industry works, have all contributed to the association of the … Continue reading

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Why do MLM Companies have to Pay Sales Tax?

This is a long complicated story and not without ongoing legal dispute. Unlike mail order firms which are immune from sales and use tax, direct selling companies are viewed by state officials as having “nexus” (sufficient contacts in a state … Continue reading

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MLM Executive FAQ: Do I have to pay sales taxes in states with sales tax laws?

Most companies will be registered to pay sales taxes throughout the country. However, most network marketing companies will only register to do business as a foreign corporation doing business in those states in which they have a physical presence, such … Continue reading

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The Role of Taxes in the Network Marketing Industry

Our law office is often asked what the role taxes play in the direct selling, network marketing, MLM industry. There are usually two tax subcategories that seem to impact our industry the most. The first is independent contractor status and … Continue reading

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Your Home-Based Business: The Tax Advantage

You must pay taxes. But there’s no law that says you gotta leave a tip. -Morgan Stanley Advertisement Although it may not be tax season anymore, networkers should keep taxes in mind all year long, saving their receipts and keeping … Continue reading

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