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Small Business Guide to Restaurant Inventory Software
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 23, 2020

Wasted food takes a bite out of your profits. Restaurant inventory software can help.

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What Are Chargebacks, and How Can You Avoid Them?
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2020

Learn what a chargeback is, how much it costs, and how you can prevent it from happening.

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Understanding Stripe Credit Card Processing Fees
By Adam Uzialko | July 22, 2020

With Stripe, you can accept credit and debit card payments. Here's a breakdown of the fees you can expect to pay with Stripe.

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The Pros and Cons of a Payroll Card
By Matt D'Angelo | July 22, 2020

Paycards are a growing trend among small businesses. Find out their pros and cons.

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The Complete List of Small Business Tax Deductions
By Joshua Stowers | July 22, 2020

Looking to save money? Find out about the top tax deductions for your small business.

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Tax-Filing Tips for Independent Contractors
By Andrew Martins | July 21, 2020

Striking out on your own as an independent contractor comes with its own set of tax hurdles. Follow these tips to help you file your taxes the right way.

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How to Get Your Business Loan Application Approved
By Adam Uzialko | July 21, 2020

Learn how to better position yourself to secure funding to start or grow your business.

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Small Business Guide to Alternative Lending
By Adam Uzialko | July 21, 2020

Looking for funding? When banks let you down, consider an alternative loan.

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Selecting the Right Credit Card Processor for Your Business
By Austin Mac Nab | July 20, 2020

Selecting a credit card processor that is the right fit has major bottom-line implications for businesses.

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Stripe Credit Card Processing: How to Accept Credit Card Payments with Stripe
By Adam Uzialko | July 20, 2020

Stripe is a relatively new credit card processor that offers good pricing and features.

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Do Small Businesses Pay Taxes?
By Skye Schooley | July 20, 2020

Learn how small businesses are taxed and what tax breaks small business owners can take advantage of.

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Hidden Gotchas in Your Business Loan Repayment Terms
By Adam Uzialko | July 20, 2020

There's more to a loan than paying your monthly installment. Look for these hidden terms and fees a lender might include in a loan agreement.

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The Best Employee Retirement Plans of 2020
By Business.com Editorial Staff | July 14, 2020

Looking for the best retirement plans? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best employee retirement plans.

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Tech Tools to Manage Subcontractors
By business.com editorial staff | July 13, 2020

Upgrade from a clipboard and pen to cloud-based apps to track subcontractors' work.

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Will Paying off My Debt Improve My Business Credit Score?
By Sean Peek | July 10, 2020

Your personal and business credit scores can impact your company's financial future.

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How to Choose a Mobile POS System
By Skye Schooley | July 07, 2020

Learn what features to look for when choosing a mobile POS system for your business.

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Is a Free POS System Right for Your Business?
By Skye Schooley | July 07, 2020

Learn about the pros and cons of using a free POS system for your business.

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Everything Employers Should Know About Payroll Withholding
By Simone Johnson | July 07, 2020

Learn what payroll withholding is and what it means for your small business's payroll process.

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Retail Accounting: What You Need to Know About Inventory
By business.com editorial staff | July 06, 2020

What makes retail accounting different from accounting in other industries? Learn the different methods you can use.

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What Is the Paycheck Protection Program, and How Can It Help Small Businesses During COVID-19?
By Adam Uzialko | July 06, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program is an element of the CARES Act, a $2 trillion stimulus package passed in March. How will it help small businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic?

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Top Small Business Grants of 2020
By Simone Johnson | July 03, 2020

Looking for a business grant? Find out which grant programs can help you grow your business.

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What Is Cash Flow Management?
By Jennifer Post | July 02, 2020

Cash flow management is essential to a small business's survival. Here's how to improve your own cash flow management.

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Easy Ways to Slash Costs for Your Business
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2020

Looking for to lower your business's monthly costs? Here are nine ways to save.

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The Solopreneur's Guide to Retirement Funds
By Simone Johnson | July 01, 2020

Find out which retirement savings plans solopreneurs can use and how to get started with them.

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Expert Advice on Setting Up a Forex Trading Business
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2020

We spoke to Casey Stubbs, the founder of Winners Edge Trading, to learn about foreign exchange trading.

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The Roadmap to Peer-to-Peer Lending
By Joshua Stowers | July 01, 2020

Looking for a loan or other business financing options? Find out which loans and lending platforms are right for you.

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SBA 7(a) Loans: Program Details, and How to Apply
By Dock David Treece | July 01, 2020

SBA 7(a) loans are popular options for small businesses that need financing but struggle to secure funding through conventional lenders. Here's what you need to know about an SBA 7(a) loan.

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Should Your Small Business Bank Online?
By Andrew Martins | June 30, 2020

Some banks have eliminated physical branches in favor of computers and mobile devices. Is such an option good for businesses?

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Loans You Can Get With Bad Credit
By Adam Uzialko | June 30, 2020

If you have a bad credit score and need a business loan, these financing options could help you secure the funding you need.

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How to Start Budget Planning for Your Business
By Joshua Stowers | June 30, 2020

Need a business budget? Find out why your business needs to start budget planning.