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Small Business Tax Planning
October 21, 2017

Small Business Tax Planning

You still have time to significantly reduce your 2016 business income tax bill. Here’s a digest of the best year-end tax-saving moves to consider. Buy a heavy SUV, pickup or van Big SUVs, pickups, and vans are useful for hauling people and stuff around in your business, and they also offer major federal income tax advantages. Thanks to the Section 179 instant…

Verizon Wireless Small Business Plan
September 11, 2017

Verizon Wireless Small Business Plan

Verizon Wireless M2M technology automates processes and streamlines workflow by enabling machines to communicate with each other. Now you can stay focused on managing growth and gain greater visibility into your business—so you know what s happening and where. Once deployed, M2M solutions can help you: Increase profitability. Launch new products and services…

Retirement Plan for Small Business
August 17, 2017

Retirement Plan for Small Business

Schwab offers plans for businesses of any size. Use the information here to begin narrowing your options, or simply give us a call for help choosing the right plan for your business, whether your company employs one or many. Who it’s for: Owner-only businesses with no employees Key features: All the benefits of a traditional 401(k) High contribution limits Easy…

Small Business Plan
July 26, 2017

Small Business Plan

We have to level the playing field for America’s small businesses. When my dad ran his small printing business—he printed drapery fabrics in Chicago—it put food on the table; it gave us a good, solid, middle-class home and lifestyle. And I don’t think it’s old-fashioned to say that’s what I want for every family that wants to work for that here in our country…

Small Business Benefit Plan
June 29, 2017

Small Business Benefit Plan

If you are a sole proprietor or small business owner with only a few employees, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to achieve two important goals: mitigating your income tax liability and increasing your retirement savings. Most business owners have already established a retirement savings plan for their company. Typically, this is done through a defined…

Small Business Financial Planning
March 24, 2017

Small Business Financial Planning

With a financial plan, cash flow is easier to manage. Making a financial plan image by Allen Stoner from Fotolia.com A financial plan is a forecast of future performance for a business, usually prepared using spreadsheet software. Small businesses can benefit greatly from taking the time to do a financial plan at least annually. The plan helps a small business…

Writing a Small Business Plan
June 12, 2016

Writing a Small Business Plan

If you are thinking about starting a small business, you most likely already know what a business plan is and have heard that you need one. But do you truly understand the purpose of a business plan? Does it really matter if you have one for your small business? And how can you create a small business plan that is actually useful? The introduction and tips below…

Social Media Plan for Small Business
April 7, 2016

Social Media Plan for Small Business

Spending under half an hour a day managing social media may sound like a tall order, especially considering that an average user spends approximately two hours per day on social. But if you’re in charge of multiple marketing activities for your company, you may not have that much time on your hands to dedicate to social. Let’s say you’ve only got a measly 18…

Small Business Health Care Plan
March 6, 2017

Small Business Health Care Plan

Apparently Republican lawmakers have invented a time machine, which is better known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA). This insidious device may soon be taking the entire country on a trip back to the past because it would leave almost one-fifth of Americans without health insurance, a rate not seen since the before the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This reckless…

Small Business Phones and Internet Plan
January 5, 2017

Small Business Phones and Internet Plan

DENVER--In order to meet the needs of local retail, operations, consumer services and other businesses throughout its rural and suburban coverage area, Rise Broadband, the country’s largest fixed wireless Internet/phone provider, has introduced several new Small Business Services programs. “Since our inception in 2005, we have helped close the digital divide…

Small Hotel Business Plan
June 3, 2016

Small Hotel Business Plan

For many people starting their own boutique hotel or bed and breakfast is like a dream. Most are drawn by the charm of hospitality and see it as a chance to start a new beginning. But opening a hotel, just like any new business, is more difficult than it might seem at first sight. Particularly if you have never worked in the international hotel industry you will…

Small Business Cell Phones Plan
November 6, 2016

Small Business Cell Phones Plan

There s no clear cut winner when it comes to choosing the best business cell phone plan. Instead, it depends on the specific needs of you and your business. The Big 4 major carriers which include T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint, all offer business cell phone plans. Typically, these plans will include unlimited talk and text for every line on the…

Small Bakery Business Plan
February 7, 2017

Small Bakery Business Plan

Introduction Jolly s Java and Bakery (JJB) is a start-up coffee and bakery retail establishment located in southwest Washington. JJB expects to catch the interest of a regular loyal customer base with its broad variety of coffee and pastry products. The company plans to build a strong market position in the town, due to the partners industry experience and mild…

Small Bookstore Business Plan
February 7, 2017

Small Bookstore Business Plan

Introduction Flyleaf Books is a start-up used bookstore in the Cleveland, Ohio area. It is the goal of the company management to acquire local market share in the used bookstore industry through low price, a dominant selection of products, a competitive variety of services including a buyback/trade program and hard to find book search, plus a relaxing, friendly…