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Do-It-Yourself Checklist to Incorporate Your Business

You can incorporate your business yourself if you don’t want to hire an attorney or a business formation service. Read this step-by-step checklist. Read more

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Federal Employer Identification Number: Everything You Need to Know

Understand exactly what a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN or EIN) is, why you need one, and how to acquire one for your small business. Read more

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Understanding How Restraurant Tip and Service Charge Taxes Differ

October 18, 2016

When customers tip a waiter they do not know that they affect a restaurant's payroll. The author defines services charge taxes and how they create additional issues for business

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From $1.7M in the Hole to Debt Free

October 18, 2016

How SCORE helped an owner to get the company of debt

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Tips for Commercial Tenants

October 18, 2016

Commercial tenants face multiple issues and need to be in compliance with laws and codes. The authors cover several significant topics to prepare small business owners for negotiations

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The Commercial Lease: What You Should Know

October 18, 2016

Commercial leasing contracts can be tricky. The authors share helpful tips on what to consider and how to negotiate with the landlord

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Back to Basics in Substantiating Your Charitable Contribution

October 18, 2016

Charity is honorable and welcomed. The author brings the light on how to process contributions to avoid penalties.

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Starting Your Own Business?   Where do You Start? 

October 18, 2016

The author uses a good analogy of a dentist whom we trust our teeth. Why not trusting new business development to a professional mentor and a lawyer from the start?

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Buying Existing Businesses - Part 1

October 16, 2016

Only you can determine the right business for your needs; however, the following topics can help guide you make the best decision. Part 1 of a series from the by Small Business Association (SBA).

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A Client Hasn’t Paid, How Do I Collect?

October 15, 2016

At some point, you'll have a customer who can't or won't pay their bill. Here are your five options. 

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Long patent process worth it to SCORE client

October 22, 2015

The U.S. Patent process can be long, frustrating and expensive, but for Jonathon Rosplock it was worth it.

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