Small business owners have certainly been through the ringer in 2020. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was a lifeline many business owners were willing to grab, but there were some strings attached. Complicated rules and unanswered questions left many people scrambling.Read More Form 3508, 3508EZ, or 3508S: Which Version Should You Use for PPP Forgiveness?
Shuttered businesses. Major updates for compliance with COVID-19 regulations. Quarantine fatigue.Read More Here’s What You Need to Do If You Have Out-of-state Remote Workers
What does a holiday company shutdown have to do with lower overhead and COVID-19? Turns out, a lot. Major corporations like Best Buy, Target, and Walmart have already announced store closures for Thanksgiving 2020 due to the pandemic.Read More Turn up the Holiday Cheer With a Company Shutdown This Year (Plus Save on Overhead)
If you have a veteran-owned small business, you may be eligible for special training, loans, and contracting opportunities. Read on to learn what types of options are available to veteran entrepreneurs as well as eligibility requirements.Read More What Kind of Support Can You Get for Starting a Veteran-owned Small Business?
Whether your employees work at an office, laboratory, warehouse, or worksite, the workplace can be dangerous. And as an employer, you’re responsible for protecting your employees from hazards in the workplace.Read More Your Business Doesn’t Have to Be a “Danger Zone” to Need PPE in the Workplace
When you first start a business, the last thing you’re thinking about is leaving it. But, life gets in the way of plans. That’s why you need an exit strategy before starting your small business. Exit strategies help make sure you, your business, and investors are protected.Read More Small Business Exit Strategies: A Brief Rundown of Your Way Out
Typically, employers get to choose whether they want to offer types of paid time off, like sick leave, to employees. But depending on your business location, you might not have a choice. Little by little, paid sick leave laws by state are on the rise.Read More Paid Sick Leave Laws by State: The Chart, Map, & Accrual Info You Need
Businesses, insurance companies, and the government all use waiting periods. If you provide company-sponsored benefits to employees, you might decide to set a waiting period. So, what is it?Read More What Is a Waiting Period for Employee Benefits (Like Health Insurance)?
Between 50% – 78% of workers live paycheck to paycheck. These employees (and likely all employees) count on receiving their wages on their scheduled pay date. But, bank holidays might pose a slight hiccup. What happens if payday falls on a bank holiday?Read More Get Ready to Mark Your Calendar! Here’s What Happens If Payday Falls on a Bank Holiday
If the complex PPP loan forgiveness process has been weighing over your head, here’s some good news: you don’t have to apply right away. In fact, a lot of small businesses aren’t.Read More Your PPP Loan Forgiveness Strategy Might Be to Play the Waiting Game. Here’s Why