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What is the best way to calculate and measure your DSO?
By Anonymous User | 9 Answers | Last Activity on April 05, 2014

The classic formula of dividing your periodical receivables by your periodic sales/revenue is in my opinion backdated. What do you think and what alternatives did you implement?

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How safe and secure are "Inland Letter of Credit". Can people please share their experiences?
By Capt Sanket Kumar Suri | 3 Answers | Last Activity on March 14, 2014

I have a client which is an Indian company that wishes to place an order on me and want to transact thru a Letter of Credit! How safe are these and what would friends on the hub suggest?

Advice
How much does the western union charge to transfer $100 from usa to india?
By Excellous Technology | 4 Answers | Last Activity on March 04, 2014
Advice
Moving from UK to US and advice needed on setting up a new business please?
By Paul Maplesden | 7 Answers | Last Activity on February 22, 2014

Hi there; I have recently moved form the UK to the US. In the UK, I ran a successful business, setup as a limited company that generated a reasonable income for myself and my wife. Because of the...

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Is performance based equity for CFO is a good idea for a start-up?
By Dan J Mustefa | 9 Answers | Last Activity on February 17, 2014

We are a very early stage start-up,we are thinking about fundraising.

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Do I build a team by giving equity away? If so, how does one know what percentage to give?
By Teresa Mui | 22 Answers | Last Activity on February 14, 2014
Advice
How can I find someone cheap and reliable to help me set up my accounting properly?
By Matt Gilman | 17 Answers | Last Activity on February 05, 2014

We are in full start up mode and the receipts and expenses are starting to pile up. I keep saying I will get to it this weekend, but it is becoming obvious that it isn't happening. I need help, but I...

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What is a fair percentage for 5 silent partners?
By Harry Watson | 7 Answers | Last Activity on December 16, 2013
Advice
What is the best way to manage your own income and expenses?
By sarah johs | 11 Answers | Last Activity on November 25, 2013

If you are a small business owner or a freelancer, what do you think is the best way to manage your own expenses, invoicing without spending too much on it?

Advice
Where do we find funding for a REAL empowerment project?
By EDWINA HAWLEY | 4 Answers | Last Activity on November 08, 2013

Have detailed business plans - after thorough research - now trying to land funding. Am very disillusioned with government based individuals - who just don't seem to care about empowerment. Where...

Advice
Is Kickstarter better than Indiegogo?
By Joe Dickens | 12 Answers | Last Activity on September 04, 2013
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What Do You Feel Is The Most Common Misconception When Raising Capital?
By Ryan Dwyer | 7 Answers | Last Activity on February 07, 2013

Have investors given you feedback that seemed shocking but made sense later?

Advice
Do angel investors usually get a board seat?
By Carrie Dunham | 10 Answers | Last Activity on January 13, 2013

At what point do I need to give up a board seat? Or can I just grant an investor board observer rights?

Article
16 Tips to Avoid a Tax Audit of Your Small Business Return
By business.com editorial staff | March 26, 2009

IRS audits of small business tax returns are up - way up, and headed even higher. The Internal Revenue Service has said loud-and-clear...