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5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Business Entity

What to consider when choosing the right entity for your business You should choose your business structure based on your (and potential partner(s)) needs. Your business structure determines what it costs to start up,  how much your business will owe in taxes, and the personal liability you and potential business partners will take on. Familiarize yourself with each type of [...]

May 25th, 2017|Categories: Leadership|

Are You Making These Common Business Mistakes?

If you’ve just started your small business, there’s a good chance it’s your first one. You may have talked to other small business owners, consulted with your family and maybe even gotten the advice of a fortune teller, but at the end of the day, it is up to you to make sure your company is running well. While there [...]

May 25th, 2017|Categories: Small Business|Tags: |

Just How Safe Is Your Password?

It seems that every website you visit nowadays needs an account and a password to access. From social media to news sites with paywalls to online banking, everything is protected by a string of letters and numbers. If you’re like most people, you avoid the hassle of remembering a complicated password by creating a simple one, using it for everything [...]

May 25th, 2017|Categories: Technology|

3 Easy Ways to Keep Employees Happy

Employee retention is one of the most important elements of success for a small business. After all, if you have just a few employees, they are likely wearing quite a few different hats. They have perfected the balance of everything they have to handle, and have become invaluable to your team. If they leave, you have to spend precious time [...]

May 16th, 2017|Categories: Human Resources|

3 Criteria for Classifying Workers Correctly (and Avoiding an Audit)

As you grow your small business, you will need to bring on new hands to help you handle your increased work orders and other tasks. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as just pulling someone in off the street or picking a name from a pile of applications. You must also decide whether you want to work with independent contractors or [...]

May 16th, 2017|Categories: Taxes|