That old cliché about time being money has a magical way of creeping into so many of these types of posts, doesn’t it? Even if you don’t judge every minute of your life by the amount of money you could be making, you still probably want to know how long it will take to file…

Read More
What_is_Involved_in_Forming_a_Non_Profit

If you’re looking to form a non-profit corporation, there are several important steps for you to follow. Incorporating a non-profit corporation is often similar to a for-profit corporation, but there are some differences to be aware of. Here are some general guidelines for incorporating a non-profit. Pre-Incorporation Matters Prior to incorporation, you should have a…

Read More

What kinds of adjectives come to mind when you think of the word entrepreneur? You may be imagining someone that is ambitious, hardworking, enthusiastic, and gregarious in nature.  Let’s go back to that gregarious part. What if you tend to be a little bit shy or timid? Can an introvert also succeed as an entrepreneur?…

Read More
Is_This_Really_A_Business

Small home-based businesses have been touted as the last great opportunity for tax shelter. Maybe they are, but there are rules requiring that your business actually be a business and not merely a hobby for which you bring in a little cash to help cover costs. Hobby Loss Rules A Hobby Loss is a loss…

Read More
Building_A_Strong_Banking_Relationship

Deciding where to do your business’s banking business is an important question, affecting many aspects of your daily operations, such as business loans, deposits, and cash management. What are the steps you need to take to find the right bank and build a strong banking relationship for your business? Here are a few tips you…

Read More

Messaging surrounding doing business during the coronavirus pandemic is starting to turn the corner. What has continually been referred to as a “trying” and “unprecedented” time is slowly shifting into “a time like this” according to a recent survey from QuickBooks.  Within the next 12 months, 72% of individuals surveyed by QuickBooks reported they are…

Read More
LLC_Required_vs_Needed

What comes next after an entrepreneur forms an LLC for their startup? Small business owners may prioritize registering for a trademark or filing for an employer identification number (EIN) next. If you already have obtained these assets, it’s time to look into preparing an operating agreement for your business. What’s An Operating Agreement? An operating…

Read More
Why_Do_Small_Businesses_Incorporate_in_Delaware_Nevada_startup

Some businesses use the summer months to kick back and relax after all their hard work in Q1. Others spend these laidback months strategizing their initiatives for the remaining year. For some startups, their next move might be to literally move—with plans to expand their business and incorporate in another state. Incorporating in another state…

Read More

When you’re beginning a business and trying to get off to a good start, planning the details is important to get your ideas listed and organized. Sometimes there are so many ideas that beginning to prune them is important to focus on the goal. Coordinating ideas and focusing each detail in the right spot can…

Read More