As a small business owner, you have a lot on your plate throughout the year, and the new year is no different. However, this is a valuable time that you use to get ready for another upcoming busy part of… Read More
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A Primer on Independent Contractors for Business Owners
Finding the right employees for your business is critical, and sometimes it means being flexible. This flexibility can include things like taking on part-time employees or even working with independent contractors. What should business owners know about independent contractors, and… Read More
Internal Audit for Small Business: Why and How to Do it
There is a lot of work that goes into the running of your small business, as you are well aware. Keeping track of the financial aspects is its own full-time job, which is why so many small businesses outsource it… Read More
A Guide to Hiring Seasonal Employees
The holiday season is hot on our heels, and that means it’s time to start hiring seasonal employees to help keep your business running smoothly. This is a difficult time of year for many businesses, especially retail and services, due… Read More
The Pros and Cons of a Partnership
A business partnership is a contract between two or more parties, offering goods and services to clients and sharing business losses and profits. Business partners pull together their resources, such as money, property, and skills. A sole proprietor (a person… Read More
What’s the Difference Between Temporary and Seasonal Employees?
Sometimes your business needs a little extra help, but not a permanent new addition to the team. It may seem like a bit of a pickle—and must have once been: necessity is the mother of invention, after all, and at… Read More
What Payroll Schedule is Right for Your Business?
When you’re running a small business, the payroll schedule might not be your first concern, but it is critical to carefully consider the different schedules available and choose the one that works best for you, your business, and your employees…. Read More
What’s the Difference Between an Independent Contractor and an Employee?
These days, it seems that you can’t go two minutes on a job board without finding a posting that’s searching for a contractor instead of an employee (and not the type that remodels your kitchen). Independent contractors, also sometimes called… Read More
Common Payroll Mistakes Made by Small Business Owners
Your business is booming, and there are a million tasks to do! It can seem impossible to keep up with payroll and tax paperwork. However, if this is you, you’re not alone! Many small business owners get overwhelmed with their… Read More
Are Health Savings Accounts Beneficial for Small Businesses?
When you think about the importance of a health savings account, or an HSA, the internal discussion usually involves the many benefits they provide to the end-user. Even as a business owner, you’ve likely always been more concerned with the… Read More