The time may come when you want to shut down your business to retire, open a new venture, or start a new career path. Regardless of your reason, the process for closing a business is different than selling it. Although it can be overwhelming, you can de-stress with our closing a business checklist.Read More Closing a Business Checklist: 8 Steps for a Smooth Transition
Hiring your first employee is a huge milestone for you and your business.[/inlinetweet] However, becoming an employer comes with many additional responsibilities. If you’re ready to become an employer, you must know which steps to follow.Read More 8 Steps to Follow When Becoming an Employer
In business, you must keep records of your transactions in your books. Your accounting books provide a place for you to review your business’s income and expenses and see where you stand financially. By keeping your books organized and up-to-date, you can take control of your finances and make smart business decisions. But before you […]Read More How to Set up Accounting Books for Small Business
Small business owners in every U.S. state can now use online payroll from Patriot Software, the company announced today. The company recently approved the states of Pennsylvania and Michigan, finishing work that has been several years in the making, according to Wendy Smith, Patriot Software payroll manager. “Our team has worked very hard to achieve this […]Read More Patriot Software Now Offers Online Payroll in All 50 States
Patriot Software is pleased to announce that their online payroll software is available to Washington small business owners. This is great news for the 549,000 small business owners in the state of Washington, according to Mike Kappel, founder and president of Patriot Software.Read More Big News: Online Payroll Software Available in Washington!
As a business owner, you do a good job of juggling many different tasks: payroll, task delegation, accounting for small business – you name it. but it’s impossible to accomplish everything. Unfortunately, the employee performance review can be one of the first items to fall off a business owner’s To-Do List. Writing an employee performance evaluation […]Read More 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Blow Off Employee Reviews
The holidays are upon us…time for all charitable people to open their hearts and wallets to charity. Unfortunately, some “charities” aren’t so worthy, preying on kind people and businesses everywhere. The New York Daily News reports nearly 72% of Americans plan to donate the same amount or more to charity as last year. But the […]Read More 10 Ways to Avoid Charity Scams (And Get Smart About Giving)