When you are starting a business and need to decide what structure is right for you, there are many different options available. One of the most popular types of businesses is the sole proprietorship. This type of business is very… 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
Tax Deductions Every Small Business Owner Should Know About
Many small business owners dread tax time, as it means looking through all of their receipts and trying to determine whether or not they can claim any tax deductions from them. This process can be incredibly confusing, and many businesses… 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
Should Your Business Adopt Mobile Payments?
As technology races ever forward, businesses have to continuously update their systems at a breakneck pace just to keep up or—at the very least—not fall too far behind. One of the newer systems beginning to make its mark is mobile… Read More
Financial Metrics Every Small Business Owner Should Track
Owning a business is a lot of work. In addition to the actual work that your business does – selling, landscaping, fixing, treating, etc. – you also have to do all of the tasks of a business manager. And of… Read More
How to Get Your Startup Started
It takes a lot of planning, financial decision-making, and having and checking off a legal compliance list to start a startup. If this all sounds overwhelming, The Harding Group is here to help. Here is a streamlined look at some… 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
Is it Time to Upgrade Your Accounting Software?
Tax season can be an annual nightmare for small and large businesses alike. Tax season can be even more stressful with outdated accounting software. One oversight many small business owners make is not taking eligible deductions because they don’t have… Read More