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Special Episode with Congressman Steve Chabot, Member of the Committee on Small Business

Special Episode with Congressman Steve Chabot, Member of the Committee on Small Business

November 25, 2020

Listen in as Ohio Congressman, Steve Chabot, joins us for a special episode of the Paychex Business Series podcast. Hear as he talks with Gene Marks about his role as a member of the Committee on Small Business, the status of the new stimulus package, business liability in the COVID-19 era, Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness, and what business owners hope to see in the next two years.

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DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

Inside the World of a Business Journalist

Inside the World of a Business Journalist

November 24, 2020

Have you ever wondered how business journalists are able to write about the topic, without many having ever owned a business of their own? While Zach Warmbrodt, financial services reporter at POLITICO, may not be a business owner, he’s made a career out of providing commentary on a lot of the things that affect them. In this episode, Gene talks with Zach about the life of a business journalist, his take on the PPP, the rise of Fintech, and more.

Looking for ways to get back to business during COVID-19? Download our whitepaper, “Peer Insights to Help SMBs Get Back to Business.”

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

Richard Gearhart Talks the Importance of Intellectual Property Protection with Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights

Richard Gearhart Talks the Importance of Intellectual Property Protection with Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights

November 17, 2020

You’ve thought of a new idea for a product or business…now what? Well, according to Richard Gearhart, founding partner of Gearhart Law, the first thing you should do is to get in touch with an intellectual property professional. Hear as Richard talks with host, Gene Marks about the difference between patents, trademarks, and copyrights; the importance of protecting your intellectual property; and why getting advice from an attorney sooner is better.

Thinking about starting a business? Be sure to read our article, “Starting a Business Checklist: Tips for Your New Launch.”

Looking for ways to get back to business during COVID-19? Download our whitepaper, “Peer Insights to Help SMBs Get Back to Business.”

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

The Business Impacts of the 2020 Elections: First Impressions with Thad Inge

The Business Impacts of the 2020 Elections: First Impressions with Thad Inge

November 12, 2020

The results of the 2020 election will likely bring many changes for your business; in this episode, Gene talks with Thad Inge, Senior Manager of Government Relations at Paychex, about some of the most common questions being asked by business owners today, and what you can anticipate from the new administration.

Want to learn more about the business impacts of the 2020 election? Register for our upcoming webinar, The Business Impacts of the 2020 Elections: First Impressions, and learn how to jump on all these potential changes.

Looking for ways to get back to business during COVID-19? Download our whitepaper, “Peer Insights to Help SMBs Get Back to Business.”

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

BMO Harris Bank’s Steve Zandpour Shares Why Businesses Should Look to Banks for Guidance and Advice

BMO Harris Bank’s Steve Zandpour Shares Why Businesses Should Look to Banks for Guidance and Advice

November 10, 2020

No longer just lending institutions, banks have become financial consultants. That’s why it's so important for small business owners to build a strong relationship with their bank. Steve Zandpour, U.S. Head of Retail Specialty for BMO Harris Bank, joins host Gene Marks to give insight into the banking side of business. Hear what he has to say about the Paycheck Protection Program, Small Business Administration loans, competition in the lending industry, banker relationships and more.

To learn more about different types of small business financing options during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as lender options, read our article “Securing Financing for Your Small Business.”

Looking for ways to get back to business during COVID-19? Download our whitepaper, “Peer Insights to Help SMBs Get Back to Business.”

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

Co-Founder of Vox.com Shares His Views on Building the United States Into the Strongest Economy in the World

Co-Founder of Vox.com Shares His Views on Building the United States Into the Strongest Economy in the World

November 3, 2020

What do China, New York City, and Washington, D.C. all have in common? According to Matthew Yglesias, co-founder of Vox.com, it’s larger populations and strong economies. Listen in as Matt talks with host Gene Marks about why he believes a bigger population would be beneficial for the United States. Hear as he talks about his stance on how the U.S. can become the #1 economy, why immigration is so important, how we should learn to look at the country’s deficit, and what he thinks about healthcare as it relates to businesses.

Looking for how to get back to business during COVID-19? Download our whitepaper, “Peer Insights to Help SMBs Get Back to Business.”

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.