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Small Business Tax Tips to Grab at Year End

Before you let the hustle and bustle of the holiday season take over your business (and your life), now’s a good time to review your financial situation and explore some money-saving small business tax tips. Below is a list of my top ten tax tips entrepreneurs can still benefit from at year-end.

My Top Ten Small Business […]

2019-12-15T13:56:04-08:00December 18th, 2017|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , |

Closing Down a Business – The 12 Steps of Corporate Dissolution

You’re not the first owner to consider closing down a business and you certainly won’t be the last. But it is a big decision and one that should be taken lightly. Regardless of your final decision, you need to prepare yourself for the necessary steps involved in the process.

Closing down a business requires a certain […]

2021-12-16T08:44:32-08:00October 1st, 2017|Categories: Maturity and Exit|Tags: , , , |

How To Stay In Good Standing

What Is Good Standing?

While definitely not the most glamorous aspect of running a business, complying with applicable rules and regulations is a must. Business compliance (known as “corporate compliance” for incorporated businesses) is critical for keeping your company in good standing with your state.

The specifics of what you need to pay attention to depend […]

2020-09-28T12:33:59-07:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , |

Can A Corporation Be A Member Of An LLC?

Starting and running a business as an LLC (Limited Liability Company) offers some advantages to business owners who want liability protection, taxation flexibility, and credibility without complexity. Next to a sole proprietorship, it’s the business legal structure that’s least complicated and void of cumbersome formality. But if you’ve already incorporated a […]

2019-09-03T05:42:51-07:00June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: |

Small Businesses & Retirement: What You Need to Know

Did you know that 68 million employees don’t have a retirement savings plan at all? This is often due to the fact that their employers — often small businesses — don’t offer employer-sponsored retirement plans. And small businesses aren’t eager to offer retirement plans for employees, either because they don’t know how to go about doing it or they can’t afford to.

2019-09-03T05:43:55-07:00December 14th, 2015|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , |

10 Tips to Making Startup Funding Work for You

Whether you plan to create a crowdfunding campaign, pitch venture capitalists or investors, take out a small business loan, or use your own savings, there are strategies to succeeding in your efforts. Here we have 10 tips guaranteed to make your startup funding a success.

2019-09-03T18:52:01-07:00September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Seed and Development|Tags: , |

8 Top Secret Tax Tips the IRS Doesn’t Want You to Know About

When it comes to filing your small business taxes, it can seem overly complex. After all, what qualifies as a deduction? Are you filing as the proper status? Don’t let tax season overwhelm you. Believe it or not, the IRS isn’t out to get you, but they do want you to play by the rules. These tips will help you alleviate the stress you feel this time of year and help you maximize your refund.

2021-12-06T11:39:54-08:00April 8th, 2014|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , , , , |

Is it Time to Look at Your Business Structure?

Another tax time has come and gone. If you’re self-employed operating as a sole proprietor, tax time can be yet another reminder that you haven’t addressed your business structure yet. Maybe you started your business as a side project, and a sole proprietorship made sense. But is it best for your needs now? The end of tax time is a perfect time to reassess what’s next for your business and legal structure. Here are some things to consider.

2019-11-30T10:12:09-08:00May 31st, 2013|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: |
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