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The Future of Blockchain for Business
BY business.com editorial staff

While blockchain technology is all the rage right now, it hasn't yet hit its stride.

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How is a limited liability company (LLC) taxed?
QUESTION | BY Skye Schooley | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/08/20

What are the different types of taxes an LLC has to pay (e.g. income, state, federal, expenses, etc.)? What are the tax advantages of a filing taxes as an LLC, as opposed to an S-corp or C-corp?

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How to Keep Your Small Business on Track During the Coronavirus Pandemic
BY Nickolas Strain

You can't control the pandemic or the economy, but you can control your business's actions. Focus on these three areas.

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Important Tax-Saving Tips for Small Business Owners
BY business.com editorial staff

Following these eight tips can ensure a smooth, pain-free filing process this year.

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Money Matters: Financial Literacy for Small Businesses
BY business.com editorial staff

A surprising number of small business owners indicate that they are financially illiterate. The good news is that gaining literacy is easy.

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How to Self-Fund Your Business
BY Sean Peek

It can take years to get your vision off the ground, but the rewards of owning every aspect of your company is worth the hard work of bootstrapping. Here's how you can self-fund your business idea.

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How Long Can Small Businesses Survive the Coronavirus-Related Disruption?
BY Andrew Martins

We asked small business owners how their businesses are faring in the wake of the coronavirus. Here's what we found out.

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How to Decide on Your Company's Fiscal Year
BY Catherine vanVonno

Choosing when to start your fiscal year is one of the first things you need to do when setting up a new business. It may sound like the easiest thing to do, but this small step has a big impact.

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What Is a Rising Rate Environment?
BY business.com editorial staff

In a booming economy, while your rates may rise, your revenue should too.

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8 Reasons Why the Cash-Only Model Doesn't Work for Small Businesses
BY business.com editorial staff

Customers want options when it comes to paying. If you don't already accept credit cards, here are eight reasons you should.

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What the Delayed Tax Deadline Means for Your Small Business
BY Andrew Martins

As the federal government tries to deal with the coronavirus disruption, officials extended the tax filing deadline to July 15. Here's what that means for your small business.

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3 Ways the Government Can Help Small Businesses Through the Pandemic
BY Travis Crabtree

Small businesses need help now more than ever. Let's look at what the government has done to assist them and some suggestions for what it could do to keep these pillars of the community standing.

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How to Pivot Without Falling Out With Your Investors
BY Howard Goldstein

It is important to make sure those providing you with funding are onboard when big changes are made.

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The CARES Act: What's in the Coronavirus Stimulus Package for SMBs?
BY Adam Uzialko

The CARES Act is a $2 trillion stimulus package that aims to provide economic relief to businesses and individuals impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. What measures could help your small business?

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How AI and Automation Technology Can Help Accountants
BY business.com editorial staff

There is a right way to strike a balance between human brainpower and modern technology.

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Government Assistance for Entrepreneurs for Beginners
BY business.com editorial staff

Improve your chances of receiving a government grant for small business.

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How to Finance an Automobile for Your Small Business
BY business.com editorial staff

Learn how to find the best auto loan for your small business needs.

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The Misunderstood Costs of Business Loans: 10 Fees You Might Pay
BY business.com editorial staff

While loan fees may vary based on the lender, here are common ones you might encounter.

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Why Millennial Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Overlook LLC Startup Costs
BY Sean Peek

Millennials now make up the largest segment of the U.S. labor force and are entering the prime years for starting a business. Here's what they need to know about LLC startup costs.

Advice
How do I import Home Depot purchase receipts in QuickBooks?
QUESTION | BY Marie Faulkner | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/23/20

I do remolding and help real estate investors buy almost every other day at Home Depot. Then we go back to the office and hire someone part time to enter each receipt with the client's property name....