8 Popular Social Media Channels with Small Businesses

The following article was published by the SBA. There are more than 3 billion people around the world using social media monthly, according to 2018 research from We Are Social and Hootsuite. So if you’re not leveraging this massive audience for your business, you could be missing out on huge growth opportunities. There are hundreds …

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How to Build Business Credit on a Shoestring Budget

The following article was published by the SBA. Many businesses start on a shoestring budget so it can be challenging to build the business credit you need to expand your business. But every business has to start somewhere and building your business credit can be done with the right action plan to guide you. In …

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5 Myths About Payroll Taxes

The following article was published by the SBA. If you want to grow your business, you probably need to hire employees to help you. Becoming an employer and expanding your staff entails many responsibilities, one of which is seeing to payroll taxes. Unfortunately, there are many myths about these taxes. Here is the reality: 1. …

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5 Ways to Separate Your Personal and Business Finances

The following article was published by the SBA.  As a business owner, establishing a distinct separation between your personal finances and your business finances is pivotal for protecting your own assets and credit. This above all things should be a top priority for managing money the right way. An incorporated business is treated as a …

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A Few Key Tax Reform Provisions Every Business Owner Should Know About

This tax season is an important one for many business owners because it’s the first that will be impacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). How big of an impact is dependent on your unique situation. We’ve compiled this short list of provisions that may affect the business community: New deduction for qualified …

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Some S Corporations May Want to Convert to C Corporations

The following article was published by the IRS. After last year’s tax reform legislation, some S corporations may choose to revoke their S election to be a C corporation because of the new, flat 21-percent C corporation tax rate. Before taking any action, S corporations should consult their tax advisors. S Corporations and C Corporations …

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Chatbots for Customer Service: How Small Businesses are Using Them

The following article was published by the SBA. Chatbots are computer programs that are able to converse with people online using human-like speech. They’re common within messaging apps and live chat features to help businesses answer customer queries, increase sales and save time. And they’re getting more popular by the day. In fact, 80 percent …

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