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Which Government Loans Are Available to Entrepreneurs?
By Adam Uzialko | October 30, 2023

Need a small business loan with low interest rates? Learn about the government loans available to entrepreneurs.

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How to Get Paid as a Contractor
By Karina Fabian | October 30, 2023

Cash flow is critical for construction contractors. Learn best practices for ensuring your clients pay you and tips for dealing with nonpaying customers.

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Business Loans You Can Get With Bad Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 30, 2023

Business loans can be difficult to secure if you have bad credit. Here are financing options for businesses with poor credit history.

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How to Budget for Hourly Employees Annually
By Julie Thompson | October 25, 2023

Many businesses hire hourly employees with varying hours. Learn how to determine and calculate the average cost of an hourly employee to your business.

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1099-MISC vs. 1099-NEC
By Julie Thompson | October 25, 2023

How do 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC tax forms differ? Learn the differences between 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC, which affect independent contractors and freelancers.

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What Is SUTA Tax? How Do You Calculate It?
By David Gargaro | October 23, 2023

The State Unemployment Tax Act (SUTA) is a required payroll tax employers must pay. Learn what SUTA taxes are and how to understand, set up and pay them.

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Using Form 941 to Pay Quarterly Payroll Taxes
By David Gargaro | October 23, 2023

Businesses must file Form 941 quarterly to report the total taxes withheld from employees' paychecks. Here's everything you need to know about Form 941.

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What Is a Discretionary Bonus?
By David Gargaro | October 13, 2023

Learn about discretionary bonuses and their regulatory and tax implications, as well as the bonus structures that best avoid triggering additional taxes.

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Gusto Payroll Software Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | October 11, 2023

Gusto helps small businesses manage payroll and HR processes. Explore its features, usability and limitations in our Gusto review.

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How to Choose a Mobile POS System
By Skye Schooley | October 11, 2023

There are a lot of mobile point-of-sale apps out there. How do you choose the best mobile POS for your business?

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How to Calculate Blended Overtime Pay
By Max Freedman | October 11, 2023

When a multiwage employee works overtime, which of their wage rates do you base their overtime rates? Blended overtime pay answers this question.

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Overhead Cost and How to Calculate It
By Dock David Treece | October 11, 2023

Overhead costs are expenses tied to things other than the production of goods or services. Here's how to calculate overhead.

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Biz2Credit Review and Rates
By Mike Berner | October 05, 2023

Biz2Credit is an online marketplace for small business funding. The company connects small businesses in need of funding with lenders. It can help small businesses obtain a variety of loans,...

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PayPal 1099: How to Report Self-Employment Income to the IRS
By Jamie Johnson | October 05, 2023

You have to report PayPal income to the IRS. Learn how PayPal tracks your income and how to fill out a PayPal 1099.

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Clover POS System Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | October 03, 2023

Clover is an advanced POS system for businesses that require highly customizable software. You can start with the basic features, then add apps for advanced capabilities such as staff scheduling,...

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Toast POS Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | October 03, 2023

Toast is a top POS system with extensive restaurant features. Learn why Toast's online ordering functionality stands out in the restaurant POS system area.

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POS Systems for Small Construction Businesses
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 21, 2023

With a POS system installed on your phone or tablet, you can accept payments on the job, send digital receipts, and accurately record payment details.

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What Is a POS System? (And Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | September 21, 2023

You've been told you need a POS system, but how does one work, how can it benefit your business, and what are its advantages over a cash register?

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Which Business Credit Card Fees Are Tax-Deductible?
By Dock David Treece | September 15, 2023

Businesses can deduct credit card annual fees and other fees as business expenses. Learn how to deduct business credit card fees on your taxes correctly.

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QuickBooks Payroll Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | September 14, 2023

Pay employees and contractors with Intuit QuickBooks Payroll. See why this is the best payroll solution for businesses seeking an accounting integration.

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ADP Payroll Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | September 14, 2023

ADP’s scalable plans and advanced payroll features make it the best payroll solution for growing businesses. Explore pricing, features and more.

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Paychex Payroll Software Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | September 14, 2023

Paychex offers enterprise-grade onboarding, payroll and HR features. Learn why it’s our top pick for larger businesses needing payroll services.

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Accion Review
By Mike Berner | September 14, 2023

Accion is a small business microloan lender. The company provides two types of loans: one for established businesses and one for startups. Loan types, amounts and requirements vary by state. Each...

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OnPay Payroll Software Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | September 14, 2023

OnPay’s user-friendly payroll tools and excellent customer support make it the best payroll service for small businesses. Explore features and pricing.

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ProMerchant Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | September 14, 2023

ProMerchant is a newer card processing company with a reputation for excellent customer service. Learn why ProMerchant is ideal for high-risk industries.

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Fundbox Business Loan Review and Rates
By Mike Berner | September 13, 2023

Fundbox offers business owners a way to fix their cash flow by advancing payments for their outstanding invoices. There are no approval processes, forms to fill out, phone calls to make or...

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PayPal Business Loans Review
By Matt D’Angelo | September 13, 2023

PayPal offers both term loans and working capital loans to small businesses with a PayPal Business account.

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OnDeck Review
By Matt D’Angelo | September 13, 2023

OnDeck offers a non-bank alternative to getting loans and lines of credit for small businesses.

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Noble Funding Review
By Mike Berner | September 13, 2023

Noble Funding provides loans to businesses beginning at a minimum amount of $50,000. It's a reputable company that has provided and organized more than $400 million in loans for small businesses, and...

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Rippling Payroll Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | September 13, 2023

Rippling's platform has hundreds of integrations and a user-friendly workflow builder. Learn why it's the best payroll system for automating processes.