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As your small business resource, LSBA has developed a Small Business Advisor publication, designed to help our members comply with various state and federal regulations.  Our Small Business Advisor is a comprehensive guide to owning and operating a small business in the state of Louisiana, and as an LSBA member it is available to you FREE of charge.  Topics include:

  • Employee Compensation
    What the law requires, minimum wage, overtime pay, what counts as working, required records, child labor and industry specific issues.
  • Unemployment Compensation
    What unemployment compensation is, who has to pay & why, how your unemployment compensation tax rate is determined, how workers qualify for unemployment compensation benefits and how to prevent unemployment claims.
  • Workers' Compensation
    Who needs workers' compensation insurance, exemptions, reporting an injury, penalties, required records, how to save money on workers' compensation and discrimination.
  • Handling Worthless Checks
    Accepting checks, what information you should collect on a check, how to handle a worthless check and penalties for passing worthless checks.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    About ADA, discrimination under ADA, disabilities under ADA, who is protected under ADA, accommodations and who is not covered under ADA.
  • Government Contacts
    General business assistance (i.e. government agencies, corporate information, taxes, employment regulations and various miscellaneous regulation agencies).



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