Saver’s Tax Credit – Eligibility & Benefits of Retirement Savings Contributions

Saver’s Tax Credit – Eligibility & Benefits of Retirement Savings Contributions The really good news is that the Saver’s Credit works with any other retirement-based tax incentives you already benefit from. For instance, if you can already deduct your 401k contributions from your taxes, you may still be able to use the Saver’s Credit, reducing […]

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IRS provides certain small employers with relief for the small business health care tax credit for 2017 and later years

IRS provides certain small employers with relief for the small business health care tax credit for 2017 and later years IR-2018-108, April 27, 2018 IR-2018-108, April 27, 2018 WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance that provides relief for certain small employers that wish to claim the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit […]

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Seven Alternative Sources Of Capital For Setting Up A Business

When looking for capital sources, borrowing from banks is every small entrepreneur’s nightmare. In the search for capital sources one can get turned down for bank loans for a variety of reasons, including lack of assets, collateral and business experience. Don’t despair though, as there are several common types of alternative capital sources for setting […]

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Risk Register Best Practices for Project Management

Risk Register Best Practices for Project Management There are many potential risks on any project. Identifying those risks is a first step to getting control. But once you get those risks identified with your team, you will need to monitor them regularly, discuss developments on the project and manage a myriad of key metrics that […]

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The Questions Every Entrepreneur Must Answer

The Questions Every Entrepreneur Must Answer Publication Date: November 01, 1996 This article includes a one-page preview that quickly summarizes the key ideas and provides an overview of how the concepts work in practice along with suggestions for further reading.Diversify your product line. Stick to your knitting. Hire a professional manager. Watch fixed costs. Those […]

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IT Doesn’t Matter

IT Doesn’t Matter To beat your competitors, are you devoting more than 50% of your capital expenditures to information technology? If so, you’re not alone. Businesses worldwide pump $2 trillion a year into IT. But like many broadly adopted technologies—such as railways and electrical power—IT has become a commodity. Affordable and accessible to everyone, it […]

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Are You Trying To Grow Your Startup Too Fast?

Are You Trying To Grow Your Startup Too Fast? Every startup begins with the dream of becoming widely successful. The majority of startups will never reach the growth stage. Most businesses fail because of bad planning, poor execution and often times, distraction. Many entrepreneurs make the mistake of counting their success either by their revenue or […]

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Countering Negative Attitudes Without Becoming Negative Yourself

Countering Negative Attitudes Without Becoming Negative Yourself Poet T.S. Eliot said, “Let’s not be narrow, nasty, and negative.” Musician Barry Mann said, “It’s amazing how a competitive nature can turn a negative into something positive.” The first quote of Eliot’s warns of negativity. The second embraces competition, even in negative situations, to produce positives. Like […]

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