Friday 5 for October 16th, 2020


PPP Loan Forgiveness Guidelines


Did your business take out a loan as part of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) earlier this year? Are you eligible to obtain loan forgiveness? The U.S. Treasury Department and the… Read article

What is “Professional”?

By Shep Hyken

How do you define the difference between a professional and an amateur? Is it about the nature of the work, about the status of a job…or is it about behavior? Professional behavior… Watch video

Small Business in the News

By GoSmallBiz

Several of this week’s top headlines for small business owners are taking a look at how work itself has changed, and will continue to change, as a result of the ongoing crisis. Remote work was … Read article

Why Case Studies Matter for Small Businesses

By Deborah Sweeney

Small businesses may operate on a modest scale, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have key takeaways, strategies, and stories of their own to share. Debating if you should make room for case study.. Read article

Is This Really a Business?

By Rick Gossett

A Hobby Loss is a loss incurred in an activity that has some appearance of being a business, but which the taxpayer is not engaged in for profit. If an activity is deemed by the IRS to be… Read article


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