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Top 10 Financial Tips For Business Owners

February 25, 2014

Finding ideas to grow your business can be challenging while actually doing what’s needed to run the business.  To give you a hand, we’re posting these  Top 10 Financial Tips for Business Owners by Jim Conaway for you to use as a guideline in potentially getting your business to the next level. Test Small & […]

Tips for Starting a New Business

August 23, 2013

If you recently lost your job or have always dreamed about being your own boss, you may be getting ready to take matters into your own hands by starting your own business venture. Naturally, this is a risky proposition, especially during these turbulent times. Here are some practical suggestions to help you succeed: Be realistic. Don’t […]

Could Crowdfunding Help Your Business?

August 1, 2013

Crowdfunding has generated $2.7 billion dollars in 2012 for businesses. What could that kind of money do for your business? The concept of crowdfunding has been around a long time but it has become more mainstream with the promotion of numerous crowdfunding on-line platforms that allow people to launch  a business campaign to raise funds. […]

The What and Why of an LLC

August 1, 2013

Limited Liability Companies (LLC) are the sliced bread of the business world. Currently 7 out of 10 companies formed in the United States are LLC’s. In general, LLC’s are a hybrid between a corporation and a partnership. They offer flexibility in management and taxation.  Even though LLC’s  have become the popular choice we still receive […]

IRS Announces 2013 Deduction Limits For Business Vehicles

June 21, 2013

The IRS has published depreciation limits for business vehicles first placed in service this year. The limits for passenger autos remain the same as the 2012 limits, but limits for light trucks and vans have some changes. Because 50% bonus depreciation is allowed only for new vehicles, the limits are different for new and used […]