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8 End of Year Accounting Tips 2020

While most people don’t think of tax season as an exciting time to look forward to, it doesn’t have to be something you dread either. As with most things, you’ll be okay if you prepare ahead of time and know what you’re getting into.  And while tax season itself and the deadlines it carries with […]

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A Guide to the Wayfair Tax

In June 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a case that affected many online retailers across the nation. Before that decision, online and remote businesses did not have to collect sales tax unless the business had a physical presence in the buyer’s state. States were prevented from imposing greater requirements.  The decision in the […]

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How to Grow Your Business: Part 4 – Email Marketing

The media environment is constantly changing. New technologies are being developed all of the time, along with innovative new forms of marketing. Business owners developing a budget for marketing for their small business face a bewildering range of options to invest in.   But just because new platforms are created doesn’t mean older forms of marketing […]

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How to Grow Your Business: Part 3 – Competitor Research

Every business faces competition. There are other businesses out there that want the same customers as you. Your business is only of many options your customers have, so you have no choice but pay attention to your competitors. This is why business growth is never as simple as spending more money, making more products, and […]

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Understanding President-Elect Biden’s Tax Plan

Joe Biden’s tax plan will inevitably go through some changes in its path through the legislative process until it actually takes effect. Still, we can get a sense of Biden’s priorities by imagining what the tax plan would look like according to the tax policy proposals the Biden-Harris campaign has released.   Biden’s tax plan affects […]

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5 Ways Small Businesses Can Market for Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is just a few short weeks away, and with it comes new opportunities to boost sales and draw in new customers. There are plenty of options to promote your business, and some will really allow your small business to thrive on this Cyber Monday.  Online retailers expect to see particularly large gains in […]

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How to Calculate Quarterly Estimated Taxes in 2021

Figuring out how to manage your taxes is one of the most stressful aspects of running a business. Federal tax law is complicated, and it’s easy for a business owner to make simple mistakes that result in an audit.  You’re probably familiar with the way most non-business owners pay taxes: Employers withhold a small amount […]

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Simple Ways to Lower Your Workers’ Compensation Premiums

For business owners, safety should always be a top priority, but no matter what industry you work in, accidents can still happen. An employee could slip and fall or become sick as a result of doing their job. Not only are workplace injuries bad for employee morale, but it’s also costly for employers.  According to […]