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Incorporation is half the work: Why you must keep your business in good standing

For various reasons, you may have chosen to incorporate your business (for a survey of available business forms, please have a look at this previous article). Your work does not, however, stop at incorporation. You must keep your business in good standing.… Read more

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Webinar: Every Business Needs an Accountant. Here’s Why!

Today’s webinar, “Every Business Needs an Accountant. Here’s Why” was a great conversation with invaluable tips and insights from our expert panelists: Ckera D. Goff, CPA, Curtis Meekins,  MBA, Itika Watkins, MBA – some of the best in the business! In case you missed it,  you can view the video recording below.… Read more

contracts

Small businesses need written contracts, always.

In the past, you may have entered into an agreement for a family friend to supply some essential items for your business. You shook hands on it, and as agreed, they delivered! That’s fine, right? No, it is not.
There are many possible scenarios in which that agreement would not have been honored and you would have been stuck with very few legal options.… Read more

business success

Your Expert Team For Business Success

While making the decision to go into business — finally! — is a commendable one, the work doesn’t stop at the launch party. The sacrifices, the late nights and early mornings are just a few of the changes you are sure to face in your pursuit of business success.… Read more

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What steps should you take to get your business set up?

During the hobby stage — the period in which baking cookies, for example, is fun for all and a cool way to earn extra cash in donations — there is no concern for crossing all Ts or dotting any I’s. After all, it’s only a hobby.Read more

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The 4 Major Business Entity Types: What You Should Know

The American dream begins with “now open” but it could end on a sour note if you’re not careful. There are many ways to run a business but it is important to choose the one that fits your needs. As a new business owner, among other business entity types, you have the option of creating an LLC, a sole proprietorship, a corporation, or a partnership.Read more