Should You Incorporate Your Rental Property?

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As a rental property owner, you have to address a lot of challenges—from midnight phone calls about leaking water to ensuring that tax payments are paid on time. With the […]

Identify Your Target Audience and Grow Your Small Business

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Learning the ins and outs of marketing for your business takes a good deal of commitment. It’s easy to get lost in all of the techniques because there can be […]

Small Business Tax Deadline: Unemployment Reports, W2s, and 1099s

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The year-end rush many small businesses face may end when the calendar turns from 2020 to 2021. However, small business owners and managers must then turn their attention to meeting […]

When Should Businesses Use Tax Form 1099-NEC Instead of 1099-MISC?

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Many small businesses rely on independent contractors either instead of, or in addition to, W2 employees. If you pay independent contractors to provide services for your company, be aware that […]

Protect Your Small Business from Cyberattacks

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As a small business, you may not have thought much about cyberattacks. In fact, 54% of small businesses believe they are too small to be subjected to a cyberattack. But […]

Starting a Business During COVID-19

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COVID-19 has forced businesses, new and old, to be creative about how they operate and how they offer goods and services. The companies that have been able to adjust quickly […]

When Are 4th Quarter 2020 Estimated Taxes Due?

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If you are self-employed or started a business on the side in 2020 for extra income, you are required to pay estimated taxes to the IRS on a quarterly basis. […]

Plans for COVID Small Business Relief in the Biden Administration

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Small businesses continue to struggle in the closing days of 2020 as COVID-19 infections increase across the U.S. Since we are experiencing a presidential transition at the same time that […]

Federal holidays & overtime pay: How to calculate time and a half

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Are you an employer wondering how holiday pay works? Rocket Lawyer explains the legalities of working on a holiday and the meaning of time and a half.

Making an Anti-Discrimination Policy for Your Business

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Maintaining a workplace that’s free from discrimination not only ensures a more diverse, harmonious, and productive workplace, it’s also the law. It’s your responsibility as an employer to clearly inform […]

Small Business Tax Alert: Issue W-2s and 1099s Before the Deadline

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Small business owners who pay employees or independent contractors need to be aware of annual IRS reporting and filing deadlines that occur early in the calendar year. Businesses must issue […]

Make Your Business Plan Now and Launch Your Company in the New Year

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It’s not unusual for people with keen business insight and an entrepreneurial spirit to kick around ideas for years. You may have a way to revolutionize an industry or produce […]