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What Business Owners Wish They Knew About Small Business Taxes

When it comes to creating stress and anxiety, there are few things in this world that can go toe-to-toe with taxes. This is especially true for small-business owners—not only do you have to deal with your own taxes, you must also become an expert in the complex world of small-business taxes. There are a few […]

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5 Ways to Cut Costs and Streamline Your Business

As a business owner, you know how important it is to keep costs down. You also know how easily not only costs, but also your business in general, can get out of hand. Good news—there are plenty of ways to streamline your operations and expenses at the same time, and many of them are so […]

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How to Save Money by Providing Small-Business Health Insurance

Small businesses with fewer than fifty full-time employees (FTEs) are not legally obligated to provide health insurance to staff members. But even if you’re not obligated to offer coverage, it may be in your company’s best interest to do so. From employee appreciation to significant tax breaks, the benefits of building an employer-sponsored health plan […]

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9 Business New Year Resolutions for a Healthy Bottom Line in 2017

New Year’s resolutions aren’t just for weight loss and running marathons. As a small-business owner, you can use your willpower to make sure your company has a healthy bottom line in 2017. Here are nine New Year’s resolutions for your business that will help you cut costs all year. Trade and Barter Depending on the […]

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Here Are Some of the Most Important Small-Business Tax Law Changes Coming Your Way

This piece was written for Frontier Business Edge by the tax experts at TaxBuzz. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act extended or made permanent several tax provisions that are favorable to businesses when filing their 2016 returns. To help the IRS combat tax filing fraud the act also modified several filing due dates […]

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What Small-Business Owners Need to Know About Offering a 401(k)

By Melissa Darcey Defined contribution plans—including 401(k) plans—are the most popular type of retirement plan sponsored by employers. More than 500,000 401(k) plans are currently offered in the U.S., and the number is growing. Ten years ago, they were considered a luxury, but today’s changing economy is transforming the 401(k) into one of the most […]

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Why Every Small-Business Owner Should Set Mid-Year Goals

We are almost halfway through 2016, which means it’s time to review the goals you set in January for your small business. This gives you the ability to make any necessary adjustments and outline your goals for the next six months. A mid-year checkup not only gives you useful insight into your organization, it can […]

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How to Drive Sales With Social Media Influencers

As social media continues to expand its reach all over the world, more brands and businesses are starting to recognize the power that prominent social network figureheads hold. Traditional advertising is no longer the immediate go-to strategy of brands wanting to connect with consumers in the digital sphere — instead, companies are partnering with well-known […]

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6 Tax Deductions Your Home-Based Business Is Missing

Small-business owners: you may be cheating yourself out of hundreds — or even thousands — of dollars in tax deductions because of lazy accounting. Every year, businesses overpay their taxes because they’ve overlooked valuable deductions. These small businesses either aren’t aware of available deductions, don’t keep detailed records, or simply don’t want to do the […]

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7 Smart Ways to Cut Costs Around the Office

Business owners face plenty of problems on a daily basis, but the most difficult issues typically involve company finances. Getting a business — and especially a small business — to survive in an already struggling economy means learning to pinch pennies wherever possible. Fortunately, you don’t need to hire a financial consultant to reign in […]

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