What’s the Difference Between a 1099 and W2 Employee?

By |2022-09-23T20:14:58-04:00September 20th, 2022|Business Advice|

When you take on employees, it is important that you know exactly what type of worker they are. You can’t simply treat your employees as contractors and expect to get away with it. The IRS has strict rules about who qualifies as an independent contractor. The consequences of misclassifying your [...]

Best Business Credit Cards

By |2022-09-19T08:30:57-04:00September 15th, 2022|Business Advice|

Business credit cards aren’t just for large corporations with an abundance of assets. Smaller businesses can also benefit from these cards, which are designed with features specific to their needs. With the right business credit card, your company can save money and time on everyday purchases like gas and office [...]

Best Banks for Small Businesses

By |2022-09-15T09:57:14-04:00September 13th, 2022|Business Advice|

When you’re ready to open your own business, it’s essential that you choose the best bank for small businesses in your area. In general, smaller banks tend to offer more personalized services and cater to smaller businesses. However, this isn’t always the case. Larger banks might have more competitive rates, [...]

12 Effective Ways to Boost Your Business’s Performance

By |2022-09-08T19:35:59-04:00September 8th, 2022|Business Advice|

Whether you are the leader of your own company or the manager of a team, you will need to find ways to boost the performance of your business in order to succeed. While some businesses naturally have better performance than others, there are specific things that can be done to [...]

How to Start a Business While Working Full-Time

By |2022-09-07T12:26:12-04:00September 7th, 2022|Business Advice|

Working full-time can feel like an insurmountable obstacle when you’re trying to launch your own business. Unless, of course, you’ve planned ahead and know how to start a business while working full-time.  Starting a small business as a side hustle — or even as your main job — is more [...]

How Small Businesses Help the Economy

By |2022-09-01T12:27:26-04:00September 1st, 2022|Business Advice|

In the U.S., there are more than 27 million small businesses with countless individuals working hard to grow their companies and create jobs in their communities. They are important to the economy for many reasons.  They tend to invest heavily in local services like contracting, advertising, and printing services, which [...]

Can Small Businesses Deduct Health Insurance Expenses?

By |2022-09-01T12:27:11-04:00August 30th, 2022|Business Advice|

Health insurance costs can pose a significant burden to small businesses and the employees they hire. However, there are tax incentives available to help offset those expenses. As with most tax deductions or credits, eligibility for the health insurance deduction has some limitations.  The Affordable Care Act (ACA) also has [...]

What are the Fastest Ways to Grow a Business?

By |2022-08-19T15:50:33-04:00August 23rd, 2022|Business Advice|

New businesses, small businesses, and startups all face the same challenge: How can we grow our business? Growing a company requires strategy, persistence, and new ideas. No business is lucky enough to just stumble into explosive growth. It takes hard work and effort in a good strategy to see your [...]