When you’re a small business owner, every dollar counts. If you’re new to business, then chances are your revenue stream isn’t predictable yet. You could be making $10,000 one month and $1,000 the next. Often, the line between failure and success is razor-thin, and you need to maximize every possible bit of revenue to stay afloat.
A new year brings exciting changes and resolutions in your personal and professional life, which can make for an overwhelming first quarter. With the six-month tax extension, you can take on new initiatives without letting existing responsibilities slip out of your control.
When you’re a writer, sometimes you have writer’s block. In fact, if you’ve ever written an essay back when you were in school, you might be familiar with the concept. And while some editors will graciously give you an extension, most are sticklers for timely, well-written content. However, when it comes to filing taxes, even the most notoriously fanatical disciplinarians, the Internal Revenue Service, realizes that excellence takes time.
If you’re contemplating applying for additional financing for your business, congratulations! It never hurts to have extra cash on hand, so it’s understandable if you’re eager to receive a loan. With a small business loan, you’ll be able to invest in the future of your company.
In this post, we’ll detail eight ways to make your small business loan application process simple and efficient. Before you know it, you’ll have financing in your business bank account, ready for whatever your needs may be.
Wedding Season means something different to everyone. This time of year could mean adding extra cardio to slim down for the gown or agonizing over the perfect hashtag to say it’s your big day. To Drew and Ryan Leahy, and their friends/fellow groomsmen, it meant shelling out thousands each spring on countless suit rentals they only got to wear once.
As a business owner, you’re swamped with pressing issues. But taking a few minutes to make sure your tax compliance house is in order will save you a lot of time and money.
Keep in mind that sales tax compliance varies from state to state. It’s always in flux, so it’s important to periodically make sure you’re following the current rules and regulations for all the states where you have sales tax nexus. Think of this guide as your annual sales tax check up!
Whether on an individual level or as a business owner, every living, breathing citizen or resident of the United States of America have some familiarity with federal and state taxes. The mission of the Internal Revenue Service is to "provide America's taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all.". This is why we must file taxes annually on our income each year.
What makes a good investor? And how should you go about finding someone who possesses the right qualities?
A pretty significant number of entrepreneurs who pursue venture capital believe the answer to these questions is simple: follow the money. In theory, it makes sense: What better indicator could there be of an investor’s success than their wealth? Isn’t that what investment is all about?
Not really—at least not for you, the business owner on the other side of the deal.
Access to capital is a challenge for many small businesses. Nevertheless, there are more business loan options available today than ever before—provided small business owners spend the time to become savvier borrowers. This is not to say they need to become experts in everything small business finance, but they do need to become experts in securing capital for their businesses and taking steps to become better borrowers.