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What type of credit card processing would be the best option for a rural/seasonal country club?

QUESTION | BY Ivy Bremer | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/26/20

We are a small community with a population of ~1500 residents. We are a non profit club and want to be able to still offer affordable services to our members/guests.

What do you look for in an investment deal?

QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/23/20

Securing funding can be a challenge, so it can be tempting to jump at the first offer. But how can you tell a good investment deal from a bad one? What are the things you should look for in a...

Do I need quickbooks?

QUESTION | BY Mike Seaman | 26 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/22/20

Or is excel enough for generating simple invoices and basic accounting?

Have you ever received a hard money loan?

QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/21/20

If you've received a hard money loan, business.com would like to hear about your experience. Why did you seek out a hard money loan? Did it serve the purpose you hoped it would? Was a hard...

What is the best solution for a payment gateway for startups?

QUESTION | BY Amar Mehra | 26 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/19/20

I am looking for a payment gateway for accepting international payments, especially finding high risk business such as Remote Technical support. My company is based out of India.

What is the easiest accounting software to learn when just starting out?

QUESTION | BY Brett Strickler | 31 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/19/20

I know a lot of people use Quickbooks. Is this the best accounting software for new businesses? Is there something else easier, more cost effective or should I go with what seems to be widely used?

How can we obtain funding for our solar power business idea?

QUESTION | BY Peter Madia | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/19/20

We want to build a solar power on a 50 hectares farm, we already have the land. We want to solve for our country, South Africa, experiencing issues with load shedding due to areas in the country not...

Do I need to charge/pay sales tax or VAT when my LLC gets donations?

QUESTION | BY Max Stone | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/16/20

I was wondering whether I need to pay any form of sales tax or VAT (or similar taxes in other countries different from the US or EU) when someone makes a contribution. My LLC is a normal...

What is the proper way to calculate COGS for a retail organic grocer?

QUESTION | BY Dan Breneman | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/13/20

I am working as a consultant for a retail organic grocery that is confusing me regarding their calculations for COGS. One of the owners, an 83-year old that has an extensive grocery background is...

How do I start a business with zero capital?

QUESTION | BY Gilbert Frimpong | 23 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/07/20

I want to start a business but I don't have any money to start the business with.

Any recommendations on expense and cash flow management systems for sole proprietors?

QUESTION | BY Deb Thompson | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/02/20

I am a sole proprietor with an online business and no employees. Are there any free or low cost expense and cash management systems available?

How do I find a loan for a small business?

QUESTION | BY erin higgins | 10 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/25/19

Because of our bad credit we can not get the products we need to keep our business running. Is it possible to get a small business loan with bad credit?

Need a suggestion for accounting software for landscaping business?

QUESTION | BY Annmarie Long | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/03/19

Just getting ready to set up books and records and am looking for cloud based solution that will handle contract accounting . What are people using?

What are my obligations to my partner after dissolving our LLC?

QUESTION | BY Eric Lund | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/03/19

I own 80% of my LLC. My associate (20%) put forth an initial investment of $10,000. Since the initial investment, they have put an additional $7,000 into the business. They have been making some...

What are the duties of a tax accountant?

QUESTION | BY Sofhia Thomas | 10 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/01/19

I am planning to get a tax accountant to manage my company's taxes. I am curious about knowing what the major duties or roles of a tax accountant are.

What were the industry challenges for accounting leaders in 2019?

QUESTION | BY Telsea Greene | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/14/19

I?m putting together a massive financial professional round-up post. If you have just a few minutes to answer this question, it will provide some great exposure for you and your brand. Here is my...

I need some help classifying my work title and billing amounts, how do I bill a client?

QUESTION | BY Katharine Ehresman | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/06/19

I started working on a part-time basis for an individual as a personal assistant and agreed to 20 hrs a week at an hourly wage. My intent was to look for a corporate role somewhere while doing...

How do you determine the stock value in a buy/sell agreement?

QUESTION | BY Chris Knoebel | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/26/19

If a buy/sell agreement states when a partner retires, he/she is to sell remaining stock to the remaining partner... but the retiree doesn?t offer to sell until 5 years later, should the stock be...

How do I put together a business proposal to secure a bank loan?

QUESTION | BY Valerie Glasgow | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/25/19

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...

How can I get international funding support for a business?

QUESTION | BY Syed Rossedi Tuan Dalam | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/14/19

I want to start a service-oriented business - Auto Carpet Cleaning Services in Malaysia. All this while, only manual cleaning available. I have done my homework and produced my business plan, which I...