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When and How to Use Short-Term Credit
Whether you&'re in the early stages of starting your own company or have been in business for years, at some point you&'ll probably need to borrow money. For small business owners, obtaining short-term credit lines and loans can provide the financial solution to keep the business going. However, there ... Read more

When to Sell Shares to Finance Your Business
One benefit of incorporating your business is the ease with which you can raise additional capital by selling stock. Public companies are subject to governmental regulations that govern initial public offerings (IPOs) on a stock exchange. Selling stock in a private company is less complicated.However, ... Read more

Billing Customers and Collecting Debts
Effective billing and collecting procedures are essential for any business. Getting your invoices paid on time starts with establishing your billing terms with your customers. Your invoices should be prepared and sent in a consistent manner. Invoices that are not paid in a timely manner should be tracked ... Read more

Small Business Administration and Other Business Loans
Equity and debt are the two ways to fund your business without taking money from your own pocket. Equity finance means raising money by offering investors part ownership in your business. Debt finance, by contrast, means borrowing money to operate or expand your business. Your company's individual circumstances ... Read more

Tax and Audit Issues and Your Small Business
One thing you can&'t avoid when operating a business is filing business tax returns and paying income tax on your profits. No matter how meticulous you are with your business taxes, there&'s always a possibility that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state tax agencies will choose your return for ... Read more

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You probably have a number of claims, including breach of contract. Maybe you could get a mediator to help you work out a buy out agreement with your partner. Otherwise, you may have to file a lawsuit ...Read more

Sales tax certificate of authority from New York, and perhaps other states where you will sell.  That is likely all.

You did the work so you don't have to give the money back voluntarily. She may file a suit for breach of contract, but it sounds like you would have a good defense because of the problem with the old ...Read more

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New Trend to Attract and Retain New Employees

On Tuesday November 1, 2016, Staples announced the launch of its student loan repayment plan for its employees. Staples follows the new trend of employers who are offering student loan repayment as a ... Read more

Top 10 Business Tax Errors Which Could Delay Your Return

Tax time can be stressful for everyone, especially those responsible for handling their company’s business tax filing. Every year the tax code changes and taxpayers have to stay up to date with ... Read more

Beware of Offering Stock to Friends & Family

Many startups and newer companies rely on financial help from friends and family. Some business owners may ask for a loan to start the company. However, others ask for the money to be invested in the ... Read more

Using Standard Form Contracts May Hurt Your Business

When putting together a contract for the first time, many business owners may turn to standard form contracts to make agreements between customers, vendors, and other businesses. Calling these contrac ... Read more

Start Your Business Off Right as a Corporation or an LLC

Congratulations on your decision to start a new company. Starting a new business may seem daunting but it can be incredibly rewarding to see your company succeed. One of the most important steps you c ... Read more

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