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SBA Loan Forgiveness for PPP, EIDL and 7(a) Loans
By Jason Milleisen | September 07, 2022

Loan forgiveness differs greatly when you're talking about loan forgiveness for a PPP loan versus EIDL loans versus SBA 7 (a) loans.

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Is Your SBA Loan in Default? Forgiveness Is Possible
By Jason Milleisen | September 07, 2022

Discover whether you are eligible for SBA loan forgiveness through its offer in compromise program.

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Business Loans for Veterans: What You Need to Know
By Meredith Wood | September 07, 2022

Check out these loan programs and lenders for veteran-owned businesses.

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6 Elements of a Successful Financial Plan for a Small Business
By Diana Wertz | September 07, 2022

You can double your business's chances of growth by ensuring you have a complete financial plan. These are the most important areas to include.

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What Is Cash Flow Management?
By Jennifer Post | September 07, 2022

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

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Business Debt: How Much Is Too Much to Carry?
By Chad Brooks | September 07, 2022

Debt can be a useful way to start your business, but without proper management and care, things can turn ugly quickly.

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Before the Business Loan: Questions That Must Be Asked
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 07, 2022

Here's a look at seven questions lenders ask small business borrowers and the reason for each one.

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How to Decide on Your Company’s Fiscal Year
By Catherine vanVonno | September 07, 2022

It may sound like determining your fiscal year is one of the easiest business decisions to make, but this seemingly minor decision has a big impact.

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How Often Should Your Business Run Payroll?
By Simone Johnson | September 07, 2022

Understanding payroll cycles is important for small businesses. Check out our guide on timely payroll processing.

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How to Calculate Gross and Net Pay
By Julie Ritzer Ross | September 07, 2022

What's the difference between gross and net salary? Get definitions, examples and tools to calculate.

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Truist Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 07, 2022

Truist is a traditional bank lender resulting from the merger of SunTrust Bank and BB&T Bank in late 2019. The company provides a variety of small business financing options, including U.S. Small...

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What Is Medical Billing and Coding?
By Leah Zitter | September 07, 2022

Medical billing and coding systems ensure that health providers get paid for their services. Learn the steps in medical billing and medical coding.

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How to Structure a Stock Purchase Agreement (Template)
By Max Freedman | September 07, 2022

A stock purchase agreement allows your company to sell shares directly to individual investors. Here is how to structure a stock purchase agreement.

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How Much Do Payroll Services Cost?
By Sean Peek | September 07, 2022

How much do payroll services cost? How do they compare to hiring a CPA? Click to read about the costs of different online payroll services.

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Considering Going Cashless? Electronic Payment Expert Discusses the Benefits
By Sean Peek | September 07, 2022

Accepting payments from mobile wallets like Apple Pay and Google Pay gives consumers the safest and most secure way to pay.

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What Small Business Owners Should Know About Direct Deposit
By Simone Johnson | September 07, 2022

Direct deposit is popular among large employers, but what options exist for small businesses? Learn more about direct deposit, including the pros and cons.

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Capital vs. Operating Grants: Which Does Your Business Need?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 07, 2022

Capital and operating grants are two different ways to fund your business. Here's what you need to know before applying for a business grant.

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The Benefits of Working With the SBA
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 07, 2022

The Small Business Administration provides a bevy of services beyond loans. Here's a look at all of them.

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What Are 7702 Plans and How Can They Be Used for Retirement?
By Max Freedman | September 07, 2022

These variable universal life insurance policies are tax-deferred to build cash value but aren't the same as retirement funds.

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19 Tips to Avoid a Tax Audit of Your Small Business Return
By Andrew Martins | September 07, 2022

With the IRS planning to ramp up the number of audits it will do in 2021, it's important that you know how to avoid scrutiny from the IRS.

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Should Your Small Business Bank Online?
By Andrew Martins | September 07, 2022

Touting lower fees and higher interest rates, online-only banks could be an option for SMBs. Learn about the benefits of online banking.

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Grants for Felons
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 06, 2022

The government and nonprofits provide business grants for felons who are looking to start a small business. Check out the full list here.

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7 Small Business Payment Processing Solutions
By Chad Brooks | September 06, 2022

Online shopping is becoming the new normal. Therefore, it bodes well for your business to offer flexible payment methods to your customers.

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Everything You Need to Know About QuickBooks POS
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 06, 2022

Here's what you need to know about the QuickBooks Desktop POS system before deciding if it's right for your business.

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How to Hire the Right Accountant for Your Business
By Simone Johnson | September 06, 2022

An accountant can add financial balance to your life. But how do you pick the right accountant for your business? Here are tips on how.

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What Is the Triple Bottom Line?
By Paula Fernandes | September 06, 2022

The triple bottom line is a method of accounting that incorporates people, profit and planet into a business's measure of success. Here's how it works.

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ADP Payroll Software Review
By Chad Brooks | September 02, 2022

ADP offers payroll services for businesses of all sizes. While the size of your business will determine the platform you use, each offers the same core payroll services, including the ability to run...

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Chase Business Loans Review
By Matt D’Angelo | September 02, 2022

Chase is a massive financial institution that provides a variety of solid small business lending options. Businesses can take out lines of credit, term loans, SBA financing, commercial real estate,...

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Gusto Payroll Software Review
By Chad Brooks | September 02, 2022

Gusto Payroll Software is a cloud-based, full-service payroll platform that is easy to use, includes a wealth of valuable features and provides excellent customer support.

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Kabbage Review
By Matt D’Angelo | September 02, 2022

Kabbage is provides alternative small business loans through its online portal. This unique lending platform allows business owners to draw on their line of credit, make payments and manage their...