Hiring an Accountant for Your Small Business: What to Expect

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Hiring an accountant may be the single best decision any business owner can make. It is tempting for small business owners to try and handle the details of accounting by themselves, but this could be a huge mistake. Accountants can do much more than simply...

Strategies to Place Your Small Business in a More Profitable Position

From the perspective of a small business owner, a key step towards improving profitability is cutting unwanted costs. This is a solid plan, but it is important to define what you are going to reduce and how you are going to prepare for these...

How The New Tax Law Impacts Your Company Vehicles

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There is a lot of debate about the overall impact of the new tax law that went into effect Jan 1, 2018. Business owners are touting it as a huge victory, while wage-earners are worried about some of the implications. One thing is certain....

Could Credit Problems Kill Your Entrepreneurial Dreams?

Wanting to start a small business or startup is a dream for many entrepreneurs. They long for the days when they can be their own boss, chart a course for the future of their company, or even someday sell their company to a large...

How Do You Calculate a Break-Even Analysis for Your Small Business?

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You're running a small business, or maybe you're thinking about starting one. You don't want to lose money, and you don't want to go out of business. So, how do you find out how much you need to earn to break even? The answer...

How to Handle Your New Company’s Financials

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Many entrepreneurs have the business savvy and communications skills needed to launch a start-up, but when faced with their new company's financials, feel completely overwhelmed. Even if your financial knowledge is rudimentary at best, you can still launch a wildly successful company, provided that...

How to Create a Foolproof Invoice in 3 Easy Steps

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One of the most frequently used clichés in the world of business is 'Cash flow is king'. Like most clichés - it is absolutely true. On paper, you could have more clients and sales than you ever dreamed of having, but unless the money...

How to Avoid a Tax Audit

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While the IRS would like you to believe that a tax audit is simply a chance to review your situation and make sure that you are paying your fair share of taxes, this knowledge doesn't make this process any less stressful for you. Most...

5 Cash Flow Management Mistakes That Will Sink a Small Business

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Starting a business is a rewarding experience for an entrepreneur. Unfortunately, most new businesses don't survive more than five years. However, there is one challenge that kills more small businesses than anything else - poor cash flow management. Most entrepreneurs are very passionate about...

How to Get a Loan to Start Your New Business

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Starting a business can be expensive. Depending on your industry, it is not unreasonable to spend the equivalent of your first several years’ profits just to cover equipment and other startup costs. Unless you are independently wealthy, this can be a daunting task. You...
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What You Need to Succeed to Reach Your HR Goals – LaSonya Berry

Today on the Atlanta Business Show we welcome LaSonya Berry. She's the CEO of HR Consulting Firm; McPherson, Berry & Associates. She's an author,...
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A Crash Course in Entrepreneurship: Four Certificate Programs Offered in Georgia

Scouring YouTube and Google for entrepreneurial tips is a great way to get a general idea of what you need to do to become...
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JOBS Act 3.0 Passes in the House, Potentially Fueling Small Businesses

Tuesday night, the United States Chamber of Commerce released a statement indicating that the House of Representatives had passed the JOBS Act 3.0, which...
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How to Complete the Financial Section of Business Plan

A plan intends to explain the business, introduce critical contributors, products and, services and defines the goals for the future. It paints a picture...
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Atlanta’s New Frontier: A Thriving Hub for Innovation

The former chief operating officer for the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Brian McGowan, stated that all of the corporations establishing innovation hubs in Atlanta...
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