Starting and Operating a Business in Wyoming (April, 2019 Edition) is FULLY UPDATED for the 2017 tax reform act, and is a comprehensive tax and legal guidebook for Wyoming small businesses. The author, a retired attorney and CPA and a Harvard Law graduate, provides a detailed but easy to read explanation of the "ground rules" you need to know to navigate successfully through the complex maze of federal and Wyoming tax and business laws and regulations. This includes an analysis of the complex provisions of the new tax law, explaining how you can benefit from the beneficial changes (and avoid the new pitfalls) in the new law to greatly reduce taxes on your small business.FULLY UPDATED FOR THE 2018-2019 FEDERAL TAX LAWS AND RATES! The new tax law left hardly a stone unturned in the federal tax code. The tax portions of this edition were largely re-written from prior editions, due to the new tax laws and required total re-thinking of traditional tax strategies, many of which no longer make sense after 2017. This edition is also fully updated for 2019 federal tax rates and brackets, 2019 retirement plan limitations, and other 2019 inflation-indexed items of the tax law.Federal tax and legal coverage includes individual and corporate income, self-employment, estate, gift, and excise taxes, payroll taxes, withholding taxes; the Americans with Disabilities Act; environmental laws; minimum wage/overtime and child labor laws; anti-discrimination and health care reform laws that apply to employers; immigration laws affecting hiring; OSHA job safety requirements; ERISA (employee benefits) compliance; the Family and Medical Leave Act rules (and how to earn the 2018-2019 family leave tax credit); mail order sales and telemarketing regulations; Internet taxation and regulation; and much more. It also covers the newly proposed major revision of the overtime pay requirements, as proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor in March, 2019.WYOMING LAWS AND TAXES(UPDATED FULLY THROUGH APRIL, 2017, INCLUDING NEW SALES TAX LAWS, 2019 STATE UNEMPLOYMENT TAX CHANGES AND RECENT CHANGES TO THE WAGE PAYMENT LAW FOR TERMINATED EMPLOYEES)Wyoming tax and legal coverage (there are no state income taxes in Wyoming) includes the Wyoming franchise (license) tax on limited liability entities; Wyoming sales and use, property, and unemployment taxes, and other state and local business taxes; current fees for incorporation or set up LLCs, LLPs, or limited partnerships; state restrictions on telemarketers; state fair employment laws, which differ from federal; the Wyoming minimum wage, overtime, and child labor laws; workers' compensation requirements and new hires reporting; wage payment requirements; registration of business (trade names; other state labor laws; and much more.OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND ADVICEIn addition to extensive, up-to-date coverage of federal and Wyoming business laws and taxes, you will also find this e-book to be a gold mine of other useful information and advice for running your business. It covers topics such as an entire chapter on site selection for your business; choosing accounting methods; do's and don'ts when buying an existing business, acquiring a franchise, or signing a lease; pros and cons of corporations, LLCs, and other business entities, as well as Wyoming filing fees and taxes for each type of entity. Other chapters deal with subjects such as how to protect your assets from creditors; incorporation in a state other than Wyoming; how to classify workers as either employees or independent contractors; advice to heed before joining a multilevel marketing program; exporting tips; cash flow management and fraud detection; and estate planning, to name a few covered topics.