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If you’re interested in selling your services and products to the government, the single most targeted event you can attend is the GSA Training Conference & Expo. The General Services Administration (GSA) is where you get a GSA Schedule contract – a “vehicle” through which you can do business with the government. GSA Expo is an annual training conference for federal, state, and local government e Read More
There are now over 23 million sole proprietors filing tax returns in the U.S. Given the low overheads and other business and lifestyle benefits, a significant number of sole proprietors also choose to operate out of their home and are generating $102 billion in annual revenue in the process. Numbers aside, sole proprietors and other home-based businesses succeed because they are able to manage Read More
Aside from the economy and your knowledge and operational skills as a business owner, certain outside factors will affect your business’s success – some of which are based purely on your business’s location. Each state has different laws that regulate the types and amount of business taxes you pay, the regulatory cost of business operations, employer health insurance requirements, and other stat Read More
There are millions of stragglers out there who have either ignored or filed away the questionnaire – perhaps never to surface again (till a Census taker comes a knocking). And that’s a shame – for business owners and communities alike. Because just by answering 10 simple questions, we can all directly affect the quality of life, services, and job creation in our communities. Read More
Home improvement contractors, maintenance professionals, and child care facilities face new environmental standards this month.
The EPA’s Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting (RPP) program has issued a regulation that affects contractors, property managers, and others who disturb painted surfaces in facilities built before 1978. The rule is aimed at protecting against the lead-bas Read More
Because each state has the authority to impose its own tax laws, not all businesses across the country are taxed equally. Understanding what each tax is and how it affects the success of your business can help business owners find the best tax environment for their business. Read More
Most business owners dedicate countless hours of time and money to ensure that their business is in compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations - but what about the businesses you work with? An essential aspect of running a business is verifying that your vendors and suppliers are up to par, since their standings can affect your operations and reputation. This fact sheet provides g Read More
Are you thinking about starting a resale consignment shop? Read on for a quick overview of the consignment business and steps to take to start your own shop. Read More
Where is your company heading? Do you have a plan to get there? Are all your available resources and assets aligned in the same direction as your growth plans?

Growth isn’t easy, and it doesn’t happen overnight. Whether you feel your business is ready to diversify its service offerings, enter new markets, or branch into new territory, a strategic and operational plan for growth is a must.

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Essential resources and tips to help you get your arms around business tax preparation and avoid common pitfalls. Learn more now. Read More

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