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Getting Professional: A guide to forming PLLCs, PAs, and other professional entities

About Professional Business Entities If you are considering forming your business as a professional corporation, professional limited liability company, or professional... Read more

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10 Ways to Prevent Employee Theft and Fraud

Employee theft is one of the most serious problems facing small business owners in the U.S. According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), an employee is 15... Read more

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Opening Day Balance Sheet

A balance sheet shows the financial position of your company at a single moment in time; in this case, it will be as of opening day. Use your Startup Expenses spreadsheet to get... Read more

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Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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6 Tips and Tactics for Hiring Seasonal Help

Millions of small businesses in the U.S. hire seasonal, summer, holiday or other part-time and temporary help. But finding such workers – especially good ones – isn’t easy and... Read more

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Importing Goods From Other Countries

The most important issue to determine is what, how and how many you want. For example, I get clients who say, “I want to import apparel”, which is about as useful as I want to go... Read more

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Public Benefit Nonprofit Corporations

A public benefit nonprofit corporation is what people think of when they think nonprofit.  It is a charity that is advantageous to the public at large, meaning that anyone could... Read more

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The Guide to Nonprofits and Tax Exemption

One of the great misconceptions surrounding nonprofit corporations is the idea that they all qualify for tax exemptions. The truth is that jumping through all the hoops to obtain... Read more

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Foreign Nonprofits: Doing Business Out of State

If your nonprofit corporation is preparing to do business in a new state, you’ll need to register your nonprofit organization as a foreign entity in every state in which you want... Read more

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Lean Ways to Test New Product Ideas

October 14, 2013,

To avoid wasting loads of time and cash in the next phase, here are a few tips for lean testing your great ideas:

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