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Small businesses, welcome to Uncle Sam’s favorite time of year! Though it may be Uncle Sam’s favorite, tax season is often less than anticipated with entrepreneurs, especially if you’re new to filing taxes for a business. How soon do I need to start hanging onto receipts? How should I tax my LLC? What can I... Read more »
There's no better time than the New Year to commit to small changes in your life or in your business, so here are my three tips for re-focusing your energy and growing your business in 2014. Read more »
Looking at the two options side by side without any particular industry or business in mind, I’ll always think of an LLC as the better choice for these three reasons. Read more »
It’s your responsibility as a business owner to make sure that your LLC or corporation stays compliant with state rules and regulations. By implementing these three simple tips, business owners will rest assured that their businesses remain in good standing. Read more »
Is it better to continue to concentrate on your main business, or should you focus on certain aspects of your company and grow those as their own ventures? Read more »
The bill was drafted to close what is seen as a tax loophole -- one that has allowed online retailers to avoid collecting sales tax. If the bill makes it through the House, President Obama has indicated he will sign it into law. Read more »
Filing for a ‘Doing Business As’ name is usually nowhere near the top of a small business owner’s to-do list. It costs money, requires you to fill out paperwork and, depending on where you do business, might mean running an announcement in a local paper for a few weeks. Many people just put it off,... Read more »
Starting a business in another state is a solution that has taken an almost mythic-like status in online advice pieces – a lot of business analysts sell this solution as some sort of company cure-all, a way to avoid having to sink a business’s hard earned cash into the state treasury. The reality of the... Read more »
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