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Initial Franchise Fees and Royalty Fees

Initial franchise fees and royalty fees lie at the heart of franchising, and for start-up and existing franchisors alike, they can prove big stumbling blocks to fashioning a viable business model. This is true because initial franchise fees and royalty fees must reflect three intangibles crucial to your success as a franchisor – the unique […]

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Reporting Sales and Paying Taxes: A Double-edged Sword

Typically, franchise agreements require franchisees to comply with all civil and criminal laws and provide that franchisees will be in default under their franchise agreements if any of their franchise owners commits a felony or other offense that is injurious to the “System” or the franchisor’s marks. In Dunkin’ Donuts Franchising, LLC v. Oza Bros., Inc., Dunkin received […]

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