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How to Calculate Taxes for Your Small Business

For every challenge a small business owner faces, you either have to hire someone to help or figure out how to deal with it yourself. Taxes can be a significant challenge for small businesses, especially for new owners just getting started.  So if you’re going to handle the bookkeeping and finances, you need to understand […]

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Trademarking a Name is a Good Idea, and Here’s How

Names are the foundation on which you build your business. The core of your brand is a name your customers know and associate with your company’s qualities. Therefore, choosing and trademarking a name should be an essential part of your initial research and brainstorming before you start your business.  As you consider a name for […]

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5 Steps to Start an S-Corp in Florida

Starting an S-Corp in Florida can propel your small business. You and your business can take advantage of the benefits of an S-Corp but there are requirements and regulations you must follow as well.  All S-Corps start as corporations that are then converted to S-Corps. There are also rules that you’ll need to know to […]

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6 Steps to Start an LLC in Texas

There are a lot of advantages to starting an LLC in Texas. Its business-friendly climate and large workforce make forming an LLC in Texas an easy choice. While creating an LLC in Texas is a great business decision, there are some things to know first.  The state of Texas is unique from other states with […]

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6 Things to Include in an LLC Operating Agreement

A limited liability company is a flexible business entity that can protect your individual assets without sacrificing your control over the organization. It’s a popular kind of legal structure to consider when you’re starting a business. However, the first thing to know about starting an LLC is that you’ll need to put together an operating […]

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4 Steps to Start a DBA in New York

As you develop your small business, one of the most important steps is to choose a business name. If you are unsure of what to name your business, you have the option of using a DBA in New York. The state of New York offers business owners an opportunity to use a DBA for their […]

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S-Corp & C-Corp: What’s the Difference?

Every business has a structure that determines its operation and how the government will recognize it as a legal entity. Different business structures offer different benefits and restrictions, so it’s essential to understand what’s at stake in how you organize your business.   One common and important structure is the corporation. Corporations are legally independent business […]

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Everything You Need to Know About State Tax ID Numbers

What is a State Tax ID Number? A state tax ID number (also referred to as a state EIN, a state employer ID, or a state tax registration) is the unique number that the state will assign to a business or organization. The state tax ID is associated with the state in which the business […]