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When should I set up a legal photography business?

When should I set up a legal photography business?

You’ve caught the photography bug. You have come to realize that you’re really good at it. Friends start liking all your posts and asking you to their photographs Money (maybe) starts heading your way in exchange for your talent. So, what now? You know you want to stay out of trouble with the law, especially the IRS. Good! But it is still confusing on when and how to set-up your...

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Business licenses – the when and how to get it

Business licenses – the when and how to get it

It’s time to make this photography thing serious. You log onto social media groups and see the potential for client issues and liability. You feel it in your bones. You don’t want to have to deal with doing things wrong and the government coming after you. You also truly want to avoid issues with clients and protect yourself. The groups tell you – “Go get your business license! You just...

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How to set up a legal photography business

How to set up a legal photography business

You’re busy, your business is booming, it’s rocking and rolling and hopefully, you have money coming in or else there’s a plan for that money to come in. You’re acting like you’re in business, but you get this creeping feeling that something might happen, and you will wake from this entrepreneurial dream. You don’t want to lose this. You’ve worked way too hard. Because of this, you need to understand...

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The 2014 Best Business Product for Photographers – The Ultimate Photography Contract Bundle

  The Ultimate Portrait Photography Contract Bundle has been voted a best business product for 2014!    Protect your business with these photography contracts created by a photographer/lawyer. The bundle is specifically tailored to include important legal forms every portrait photographer needs to safeguard his or her business and outline expectations to clients.  Photographers who use The Law Tog’s photography contracts display professionalism to their clients and use the forms with confidence....

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Protests, Photography & Your Rights [A Compiled Resource]

Protests, Photography & Your Rights [A Compiled Resource]

With the increased Black Lives Matter protests popping up all over the United States we understand that many of you want to participate in a variety of ways. This resource, which we will aim to keep updated, will help to provide information on protest safety, your protesting rights and rights to photograph these events. Please be sure to jump into our Facebook Group to join the discussion if you have resources to...

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Reopening Your Photography Business After COVID-19 Shutdown

Reopening Your Photography Business After COVID-19 Shutdown

TheLawTog® presents a quick COVID checklist with legal and business tips to help limit your liability + inspire confidence in your photography clients. View the entire COVID-19 Specific landing page at : www.thelawtog.com/covid/

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Reasons to NOT DIY your LLC set-up

Reasons to NOT DIY your LLC set-up

Previously aired in TheLawTog® Facebook Group– come join us! https://www.facebook.com/groups/lawtog/-What an LLC is-How you set up-Why paying Incfile/Legal zoom or just the state to do it isn’t enough! Resources: https://thelawtog.com/top-7-answers-to…/ https://thelawtog.com/5-reasons-photo-…/ https://thelawtog.com/product/diy-llc/ https://thelawtog.com/bizrevamp-reg/ Transcript: Rachel Brenke with TheLawTog. I wanted to do a real quick video on some of the top questions that we have about LLCs or Limited Liability Companies. My little disclaimer for this, as always, I am...

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Mistakes Make Magic Podcast + Rachel Brenke – How to Avoid Strategic Leaks and Legal Potholes

Mistakes Make Magic Podcast + Rachel Brenke – How to Avoid Strategic Leaks and Legal Potholes

Last November, Catherine Guidry from Mistakes Make Magic invited Rachel to talk about legal issues in our businesses that we need to be aware of.     Key points to listen for: Rachel’s entrepreneurial path She says it all the time: “You never have an issue until you have an issue!” Rachel explains what she means by that. Common copyright mistakes Why education is key Potential legal issues that we can face...

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