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5 Things Your Business Needs to Do Now!

5 Things Your Business Needs to Do Now!

With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating the news and creating havoc in many sectors of the economy, companies are going to need to be on their "A" game to survive and thrive. Here are five essential tasks to help you do this. 1. Bring financial statements up to date A...

Preparing Your Business for a Sales/Use Tax Audit

Preparing Your Business for a Sales/Use Tax Audit

How to take the bite out of the audit sting It is no surprise that states audit their small business community as a productive way to increase revenue for their state coffers. Should you receive the dreaded notice of one of these audits, here are some ideas that can...

Essential Things to Consider Before You Sell Your Business

Essential Things to Consider Before You Sell Your Business

The time has come to take that important step. You're ready to sell. Or are you? See, the problem with this decision is, once the transaction has been made, there is no going back. There's a lot to think about. Selling always sounds tantalizing. You know it involves a...

Don’t neglect your succession planning

Don’t neglect your succession planning

Succession planning can be one of the most difficult issues faced by a family-owned business. As a business owner nearing retirement, how do you transfer leadership (and perhaps ownership) and keep the business running smoothly? Unfortunately, many businesses don't...

Buying a Franchise: Investigate before you Invest

Buying a Franchise: Investigate before you Invest

Of the thousands of new businesses created every day in the United States, many are franchise outlets. If you've ever thought about buying a franchise, here are some facts worth considering. A franchise gives the buyer the right to use a trademarked name in selling a...