Episode 102 on the Business Bites Podcast
The Gist Of This Episode: On January 1, 2020, California’s AB5 and CCPA will go into effect. In this episode, Rachel sits down with Emily Baker to discuss what these new laws are and how they can affect your business even if you do not reside in California. Other states are starting to follow suit so be sure to listen so you can find out steps you can take now to have yourself set up for if and when it does happen in your state!
What you will learn:
- What the AB5 and CCPA laws are and who they will affect
- What the ABC test is to determine if someone falls under an employee or independent contractor status
- Why having a legitimate business and the correct business formation can help you
- Why you should pay attention to these laws even if you reside and do business in other states
- and more!
EXPAND TO READ EPISODE TRANSCRIPTS
- Episode 5: Layers of Protection
- Episode 26: How to Hire an Intern Legally
- Episode 32: How to Set up LLC (and Keep Your Liability Protection)
- Episode 40: 5 Tips to Hiring a Lawyer for Your Business
- Episode 45: Hiring Others – Employee versus Independent Contractor
- Episode 48: How to Hire a Logo Designer
- Episode 61: The Easiest High-Level GDPR Compliance Checklist Out There
- Episode 64: Cyber Security 101 for the Small Business Owner
- Episode 79: 5 Reasons Your Business Should NOT be a Sole Proprietor
- Episode 93: 2 Quick Marketing Legalities to Keep You Out of Trouble
Tool and Resources:
- Independent Contractor Guide
- AB5 & How It Screws YouTube Creators
- Rachel’s Website Bundle
- Legal Checklist
- Business Bites Podcast® Facebook Group
Note: You may have seen an email from Google about their updated policies regarding CCPA. You can view their updated policies here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/.
Featured Guest & Resources
Emily D. Baker is a badass lawyer for online entrepreneurs, she keeps it real while helping businesses Get Legit. With over 15 years of experience, Emily has seen it all and that’s why she is able to help her clients create common-sense legal protection in their businesses. After serving as a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles for ten years, and getting ever so slightly burnt out (please note sarcasm), Emily left her career behind to pursue the glittery badassery that’s all her own. She has run a multi seven-figure brick and mortar business with her husband for over 15 years and has built companies that equal that for her clients. She runs on coffee and curse words and she is committed to arming entrepreneurs with the legal knowledge they need in order to build their companies like a boss!