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disabled access credit

Understanding the Disabled Access Credit

As a small business owner, it’s your responsibility to make your company more accommodating for employees, customers, and other individuals with disabilities. And, did you know that qualifying small businesses can claim a tax credit for doing so? Learn about the disabled access credit to find out if you’re eligible.

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business formulas

9 Business Formulas Math Haters Can’t Ignore

No, you don’t need to memorize a billion formulas or take a calculus class. But, you do need to familiarize yourself with essential business formulas.   

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How to Run a Cash-only Business

Cash-only Businesses: Are They Worth It, How to Run, and More

You know the old saying—money makes the world go ‘round. Today, there are many different payment options to keep the world spinning. But, some businesses prefer to limit customer payments to cash. Do cash-only businesses clog cash flow?

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Are You Thinking About Business Reorganization?

In business, there are no guarantees. At some point, you may find your small business struggling to make ends meet or overburdened by debt. If you’re looking to increase your company’s bottom line, consider business reorganization. Some business owners panic when they think of bankruptcy organization. But before you stress out, remember two things. First, […]

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Small Business Risk Management

Starting a business venture is risky. You may make costly mistakes throughout your entrepreneurial journey. And, there are many things outside of your control that can affect your enterprise. Although you can’t always prevent threats, you can defend yourself through small business risk management. Small business risk management requires significant prep work. You can’t make […]

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Business Mileage Deduction 101

Business Mileage Deduction 101

Miles spent driving to meet clients, going to an office supply store, and depositing a customer’s check at the bank can add up. If you use a vehicle for small business purposes, you might qualify for a business mileage deduction from the IRS. You might be thinking that a business mileage deduction is only going […]

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Offer in Compromise: Possible Solution for Business Owners Drowning in Tax Debt

Not being able to pay your debts can be scary. And when your creditor is the IRS, you might be especially nervous about making ends meet. To alleviate some of your tax debt burden, consider applying for an offer in compromise.

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business tax credits

Business Tax Credits: What’s the Scoop?

If you’re like most taxpayers, you look for every possible deduction when filing your tax return for business. One way to lower your tax liability is to claim business tax credits.

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How to Write a Small Business Plan Like a Boss

Without a roadmap, it’s easy to get off course. And when it comes to operating your business, you need a small business plan to stay on track. Before creating your company’s “roadmap,” learn how to write a small business plan effectively. Writing a business plan takes time. But if you draft your plan before starting […]

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Credit policy for small business

6 Steps to Creating Your Credit Policy for Small Business

Limiting your customers’ payment options can mean fewer sales for your business. In addition to accepting cash, checks, and credit cards, you may consider offering credit to customers. If you want to extend credit, create a credit policy for small business.

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