Here’s what you’ll want to know if you’re interested in developing a product from beginning to end.
After planning, it’s time to establish your company. But what business entity is right for your small business goals?
The first step in starting a business is to dream big. Do your research and spend time brainstorming and imagining what your business could be. How can you use all of your creativity to create something new? The next step is planning. Now is the time to get practical. You have a vision; Now, you […]
It’s not easy making a living in the gig economy. Rideshare drivers work hard for not great pay, so every little bit counts. Uber and Lyft take enough money out of your paycheck that you can’t afford to let taxes take any more. Fortunately, there are many deductions available that rideshare drivers can use to […]
Small business owners put their hearts and souls into their work. It takes dedication and vision to build up your business and produce something valuable for your customers. However, product development is only half the battle. You might have a unique good or service that people need, but your business isn’t going to survive and […]
By now, many Americans have been working from home for over 2 months to slow the spread of COVID-19. While some workplaces are slowly returning to normal operations, others are in no rush to return to the office. Remote work has been quite an adjustment for thousands of people, especially if this was their first […]
Small businesses across the United States are facing almost unprecedented challenges right now. The ongoing crisis around COVID-19 and the public health response required to combat it has radically changed the economic situation for many companies. Many businesses have been forced to lay off employees or even close – at least temporarily – in the […]
While hiding one’s head in the sand can feel better than actually dealing with the problem of tax debt, it needs to be dealt with sooner rather than later. Especially if a taxpayer has plans to travel, needs to travel for work, or would like to be able to travel internationally at will. A serious […]
Now that you are filing away your business or personal tax records for the year, you may be wondering just how long you need to keep those records. After all, your filing cabinets and storage boxes can only hold so much stuff, right? The IRS offers some specific guidance on this subject. Here’s a look […]
Many parents are opting to stay at home while the kids are growing up. Some are supplementing their family’s income by working from home, often launching a new business enterprise there. Here’s a quick stay-at-home guide for starting your own small business. Decide on Your Business Structure Most in-home businesses begin as sole proprietorships. This […]