5 Tips on Moving a Small Business to a New Location

Managing the day-to-day operations of a small business is a major challenge and overwhelming at times. But when moving a business from one location to another for any reason, there are even more little details involved in such a big change. To help your relocation process go as smoothly as possible, consider the following tips on moving a small business: – Consider the specific type of move you plan to make. Do you plan to move your company from a home office to a separate office complex? Are you taking

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Telling Compelling Stories through Film in a Small Business

In recent years, the power of crowdfunding has helped many entrepreneurs lay a financial foundation for their business enterprises. Shaun and Jennifer Colón represent a perfect example of this when they turned to Indiegogo in search of some startup capital and were blown away by the results. The Colóns, who are clients of 1800Accountant, proudly run their own small business called Open Ended, LLC. They use the name Open Ended Films to work on their current endeavors in the film and video production field. The expecting couple resides in Dallas,

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What Forms of Payment Should Your Small Business Accept?

The next time you’re out shopping and supporting the economy, take a quick look at the front door of the store you’re about to enter. There’s a good chance you will see a sign showing customers which forms of payment the business accepts, typically credit card logos. In general, small businesses in all fields accept various forms of payment for the products or services they offer. Having multiple payment options can open the door to more customers and, in turn, increased profits. Check out this brief overview of what forms

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Small Business Spreads a Lifestyle of Health & Wellness

Ashley Arellano and Olivia Karpinski love eating organically and staying fit. So the two models put their heads and passions together to launch their own small business through which they can share their lifestyles with others. Arellano and Karpinski proudly operate Health Goddess, LLC in Anaheim Hills, California. They formally established the startup company in July 2014 and are currently building their team, which includes fitness fanatic Jennifer Klemm and former WWE Diva Erika Hammond, their newest addition. “We are a health and fitness website that offers meal and workout

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6 Things You Can Do This Fall to Prepare for the 2015 Tax Season

Fall has finally arrived. Believe it or not, this means the 2015 tax season is only about 3 months away. Because filing your taxes with the IRS is probably not your most favorite activity, there are some steps you can take this fall to prepare for a stress-free filing season early next year: 1. Determine if your filing status will change from this year. Did you get married this year? Do you have a baby on the way soon? If you’ve had any big life changes in 2014 or plan

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Expressing a Passion for Jiu-jitsu through a Small Business

Jiu-jitsu has become a highly popular sport in the U.S. in recent years. Originally started in Japan, the activity is a martial art in which one individual attempts to overpower another through strategic and gentle maneuvers. Entrepreneurs Lissette Barros and Frecia Padilla have played the sport for many years, so they decided that starting a business related to it would help fulfill their true personal and professional passions. The two business partners operate Get a Grip, LLC in Burbank, California. They formally registered the home-based apparel company in June 2014.

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4 Last-Minute Tax Tips for the Oct. 15 Extension Filing Deadline

If you filed an extension on your taxes earlier this year, the deadline to finally pay up is fast approaching. Wednesday, October 15th marks 6 months after the traditional April 15th filing deadline. This is when extension filers must file their taxes. Here are some last-minute tax tips to consider before submitting your tax return to the IRS: Look back on any life changes from 2013: If you had any major life changes in 2013, this may affect your tax-filing status with the IRS. Did you hear wedding bells and

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Caleb Wright Spreads the Word Online About Small Businesses

Caleb Wright, a client of 1800Accountant, wants to make his clients satisfied by delivering solid web-based solutions for their companies on the “information superhighway.” To do this, he decided to start up his own small business called Common Wealth Web Solutions, LLC. Based out of Mendon, Vermont, the company became an official LLC in 2012. It is run entirely out of Wright’s home office. Common Wealth Web Solutions, LLC offers a wide range of services. These include website development and hosting, graphic design, search engine optimization (SEO), Internet marketing, and

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Getting Financially Fit: Tax Deductions for Personal Trainers

Do you work as a personal trainer helping others get physically fit every day? If so, it’s time to reap some of the IRS tax benefits you deserve by getting your own finances in shape. In honor of National Family Health and Fitness Day this past weekend, let’s explore some tax deductions for personal trainers: Exercise Equipment/Supplies Personal trainers often work with their clients using a variety of exercise equipment. From hand weights to treadmills to elliptical machines, there are so many tools trainers encourage their clients to use in

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Milani Dupre’ Strives to Give Musicians a Hand

We all hear stories about struggling musicians who are eager to get as many gigs as possible. Milani Dupre’, an entrepreneur and client of 1800Accountant, came up with a thoughtful concept for a small business to lend a helping hand to those who create the tunes we all love. Adele-Bijou Music Group, LLC is a small business still in its early stages that was founded by Dupre’. It was conceived in 2013, making Las Vegas, Nevada the headquarters of its operations once officially opened. “I want to assist musicians who have

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