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Your Guide to Small Business Tax Forms
By Andrew Martins | October 09, 2020

What tax forms are you required to submit for your small business? When are they due to the IRS? Here's what you need to know.

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Business Financing Options for Every Credit Score
By Dock David Treece | October 08, 2020

Regardless of your credit score, there are financing options available to fund your small business. Here are some ways to get the funding you need, even if your credit is less than stellar.

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The 8 Cheapest Franchises to Buy in 2020
By Max Freedman | October 06, 2020

Franchises are a way to own and run your own business, without having to put in the legwork to determine what to sell or how to market it.

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How to Find Funding for Your Small Business
By Jacob Wolinsky | October 02, 2020

Securing funding for your business can be a bit tricky, but with a little bit of work and planning, you can get the money you need to build your dream business.

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Requirements for Getting a Small Business Loan
By Dock David Treece | October 02, 2020

If you are in need of a loan for your small business, it's important to know these requirements and plan to meet them.

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The Risks Associated With a Personal Guarantee
By Jennifer Post | October 02, 2020

Should you personally guarantee your business loan? There are risks with the rewards.

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Should You Consider a Cash-Back Credit Card for Your Business?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 30, 2020

Small business owners stand to benefit a lot from using a cash-back credit card, granted they use it responsibly.

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Fixed and Variable Expenses: What Do These Terms Mean?
By Sammi Caramela | September 29, 2020

To create a proper budget, you'll want to consider both your fixed and variable expenses. Here are some examples of each.

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The Best iPad Restaurant POS Systems of 2020
By Business.com Editorial Staff | September 24, 2020

We've reviewed the best iPad restaurant POS systems for 2020. Read up-to-date comparisons on features and prices for the top iPad POS systems for restaurants.

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5 Trending Digital Payment Methods: Is Your Business Ready For Them?
By Sammi Caramela | September 24, 2020

Our world is becoming increasingly digital, and so is payment processing. Here are five digital payment methods that your business can use to process transactions.

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What Are Cash Flow Statements?
By Simone Johnson | September 23, 2020

Cash flow statements break down the financial status of your company to show the money flowing in and out.

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Features of POS Systems
By Sean Peek | September 21, 2020

Find out which features to look for when you're shopping for a new POS system.

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Can (or Should) You Raise Prices During COVID-19?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 16, 2020

Supply shortages in higher demand and other pandemic-related expenses are causing some companies to raise prices during COVID-19. Should your business follow suit?

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How Is a Cash Flow Statement Prepared?
By Simone Johnson | September 11, 2020

Cash flow statements help businesses keep track of their finances. Here's what you need to know.

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How to Hire the Right Accountant for Your Business
By Simone Johnson | September 10, 2020

Picking the right accountant is important for your business's financial future. Here's what you should check for when hiring an accountant.

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The Best Business Grants for Women in 2020
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 10, 2020

Women are still far behind in business funding. Here are some of the best business grants for women in 2020 that can help close the gap.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Balance Sheet
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 03, 2020

The balance sheet is one of the three most important financial statements for business owners, and includes assets, liabilities and shareholder equity.

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Financial Tracking 101: Best Implementation Practices and Best Tools
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 02, 2020

Finance tracking can help you keep tabs on the money coming in and going out of your business and aid you in identifying ways to grow your enterprise.

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How Often Should Your Business Run Payroll?
By Simone Johnson | September 01, 2020

Knowing how often to run payroll is essential to managing a business.

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How to Calculate Loan Payments
By Adam Uzialko | August 31, 2020

When you're considering accepting a business loan, it's important to develop a repayment plan. Here's how to calculate loan payments.

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Form 7004: Business Tax Extensions Explained
By Skye Schooley | August 25, 2020

Corporations and partnerships can use Form 7004 to get more time to file their business tax returns.

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Credit Card Processing in High-Risk Industries
By Adam Uzialko | August 25, 2020

Is your business considered high risk by your credit card processor? Here's how to know and what that means for you.

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A Guide to Payroll Forms
By Simone Johnson | August 24, 2020

Find out which payroll forms your small business needs.

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What Should Employers Know About Their Payroll Records?
By Simone Johnson | August 24, 2020

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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How Viable Is a Physical Office Space These Days?
By Andrew Martins | August 24, 2020

Thousands of businesses went from physical to virtual work environments since March because of COVID-19. What is the future of physical office spaces?

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What Is a POS System? (and Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | August 21, 2020

Learn what a POS system is, how it works and how your business can benefit from having one.