Franchise Opportunities In The Home Improvement Area

The following article was published by the SBA. With the U.S. economy flourishing (as of this writing) and consumer spending up, there’s no reason to think homeowners will stop investing in home improvements. But a good economy is only one reason why this trend is mostly expected to continue. Here’s the other one, according to …

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5 Ways to Start Selling Online

The following article was published by the SBA. The U.S. ecommerce market brought in more than $504 billion in revenue last year. And it’s expected to grow to more than $735 billion by 2023. With so much potential in the market, it’s the perfect time for entrepreneurs to get started selling products online. Today’s sellers …

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Standard Mileage Rates for 2020

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. Beginning on January 1, 2020, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups …

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Jan. 31 Filing Deadline Remains for Employer Wage Statements, Independent Contractor Forms

The following article was published by the IRS. Employers and other businesses should remember that wage statements and independent contractor forms still have a January 31 filing deadline. Before the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, employers generally had a longer period of time to file these forms. But the 2015 law made a …

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10 Things to Do to Close Out Your Year

The following article was published by the SBA.  During the holiday season, it’s all too easy to focus on sales to customers (for many businesses this is the peak selling season) and spending time with family and friends. However, taking some time to address certain business matters can help make 2019 an even better year …

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