SBA Offers New Resources for Women-Owned Businesses


There are 12.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States, comprising 40% of all U.S. businesses and generating an estimated $1.8 trillion annually according to the National Association of Women […]

7 Tips to Avoid a Small Business Tax Audit


Receiving a notice that you are being audited can be very nerve-wracking, especially for a small business. You need to put all of your time and attention into actually running […]

Raising Your Profile as a Black-Owned Business During the Pandemic


The pandemic has caused financial upheaval for businesses across the country. From trying to find new customers to adjusting how to do business while keeping people safe, these issues have […]

COVID Relief for Minority-Owned Businesses


COVID-19 has hit many small businesses very hard, very quickly. Many were unprepared for the consequences of a sudden economic downturn and loss of revenue. Still, the devastating economic fallout […]

Are Taxes Still Owed When a Small Business Files for Bankruptcy?


Most entrepreneurs go into business with the intention of building a strong and successful enterprise. Not all businesses, however, will make it even through the first year. According to the […]

What are the Tax Consequences of Closing a Small Business?


Running a small business can be rewarding, but many entrepreneurs reach a point when they decide it is time to close up shop. Whether it is tied to a planned […]

The Capital Gains Tax Consequences of a GameStop Windfall


You may have heard the news about how a critical mass of investors drove GameStop’s stock value to unimaginable heights, to the chagrin of wealthier investors who were betting on […]

3 Legal Documents to Support Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace


An inclusive workplace is one that supports diversity and a cooperative, collaborative environment that is fair for all workers. An inclusive business culture creates a sense of belonging for everyone, […]

How Will PPP Loans Affect Your Small Business Taxes?

Small businesses in many industries have been adversely affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans created under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act […]

Small Business Loan Opportunities for Black-Owned Businesses


Data from the U.S. Federal Reserve, made available in the 2017 Report to Congress on the Availability of Credit to Small Businesses, shows that African American entrepreneurs and Black-owned businesses […]

Should You Copyright Your Business Website?


A copyright legally protects original works of authorship from being published or copied without the original creator’s permission. It covers both published and unpublished works. It addresses things like writings, […]

How to Write a Business Plan During the Pandemic


A detailed business plan offers small businesses an essential tool for starting a new venture or reimagining an existing one. It can be a compass that points towards success by […]