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Tax Filing Tips for Independent Contractors
BY Andrew Martins

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 Start Budget Planning for Your Business
BY Joshua Stowers

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

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Accounting Software Features and Benefits: A Guide for SMBs
BY Simone Johnson

Accounting software helps you record the flow of your company's money and examine your financial condition.

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What Should Employers Know About Their Payroll Records?
BY Simone Johnson

Your business needs to keep payroll records but for how long? Here's what you need to know about storing payroll records.

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Small Business Loans for Startups and New Businesses From $50,000 to $100,000
BY Matt D'Angelo

Small, short-term loans are ideal for startups and small businesses that need some capital but don't want to be saddled with a lot of debt.

Advice
How do I put together a business proposal to secure a bank loan?
QUESTION | BY Valerie Glasgow | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/18/20

My uncle was renting a space on a retail lot that has other working businesses. My uncle recently passed away, and the owner has offered the entire lot, along with the storefront and an extra parcel...

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Overspending Mistakes Your Small Business May Be Overlooking
BY Chris Porteous

For small businesses, every dollar counts. That's why it is important to make sure you aren't overspending in areas you can't afford to.

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Cannabis Investing 4.20
BY Michael Sassano

Rather than be depressed by the current negative readings, investors need to focus and make better choices.

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Financial Formulas Businesses Can Use in Excel
BY Mona Bushnell

Learn business math basics and how to deploy them in Excel.

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Pros and Cons of Merchant Cash Advance Loans
BY Katharine Paljug

Merchant cash advances can be risky, but if used correctly, they can be a useful tool. Are they right for your business?

Advice
How can a business plan help me raise funds for new equipment necessary for my business?
QUESTION | BY Edna Nafula | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/15/20

I have a business that is already in motion but I regularly lose clients because I don't have the equipment and inventory to be able to give a competitive price, as much as I already have clients and...

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Hidden Gotchas in Your Business Loan Repayment Terms
BY Adam Uzialko

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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Great Online Resources for Improving Accounting Skills
BY Sean Peek

Modern accounting requires both hard and soft skills, and businesses want accountants with the most up-to-date skill sets. These online resources will help you improve your accounting skills.

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What Are Chargebacks, and How Can You Avoid Them?
BY Skye Schooley

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

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A Nonprofit's Guide to Accounting
BY Katharine Paljug

Accounting for a nonprofit organization can be complex with the strict tax requirements. This guide will help you stay on top of your nonprofit accounting responsibilities.

Advice
Have a budget template for your small business you're willing to share?
QUESTION | BY Kiely Kuligowski | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/13/20

I am writing an article on small business budget templates and am seeking some sample templates to include in the article. If you have one you have used that you are willing to share, please send it...

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13 Facts You Need to Understand About SBA Default
BY Jason Milleisen

The topics that all borrowers need to understand if they have defaulted, or are in danger of defaulting, on their SBA loan.

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How to Charge Interest and Late Fees on Unpaid Invoices
BY Joyce Walsack

Customers not paying? Here's how you can successfully charge interest and late fees on unpaid invoices.

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The Complete List of Small Business Tax Deductions
BY Joshua Stowers

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

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Top Small Business Grants of 2020
BY Joshua Stowers

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