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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Employer Payroll Taxes: The True Costs of Hiring a New Employee

August 6, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

Employer payroll taxes are calculated by combining 50 percent of Social Security taxes (12.9 percent of employee wages), 50 percent of Medicare taxes (2.9 percent), and 100 percent of federal and state unemployment taxes. While you can make these calculations […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

4 Logo-Design Options to Boost Your Startup’s or Small Business’s Marketing Campaign

August 3, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

We live in a logo-driven world. Think about those familiar logos for Coca-Cola, Nike, Starbucks, Google, Target (and more) … According to the experts at Red Crow Marketing, the average adult is exposed to over 4,000 advertisements every day, and […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court: executive order denying funding to ‘sanctuary cities’ unconstitutional

August 2, 2018

Via: Jurist

The US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday struck down President Donald Trump’s executive order to end federal grant funding to sanctuary cities. Executive Order 13,768, “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States,” […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

40 Facebook Marketing Tips from the Pros

August 2, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

Facebook is a great platform to spread awareness about your small business. However, it can be tricky for small business owners to know where to start when it comes to their presence on the social media site. That’s why I’ve […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

How to Do Petty Cash Accounting & Recording in 4 Steps

August 1, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

A petty cash fund is a small amount of money, usually under $500, used to cover incidentals. Petty cash accounting involves establishing a petty cash policy, setting up a petty cash log, creating journal entries, and reconciling the petty cash […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Petty Cash Log, Form & Voucher [+ Free Templates]

August 1, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

Petty cash is a convenient way to cover small expenses but without the proper documentation, a company’s petty cash program can be abused or mismanaged. Managing petty cash means providing a petty cash form for each use and recording every […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

Why Your Business Should Be ‘Marketing First’

July 31, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Most organizations understand that marketing is important, but few adopt a holistic approach to recognize marketing as their top priority. According to the 2018 B2B Marketing Mix report from Sagefrog, 67 percent of companies surveyed named lead generation as their […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Is There a New Definition for ‘Off-The-Clock’ Work?

July 31, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Of course, you need to pay your employees while they’re clocked in and doing work, but it turns out you might have to compensate them for off-the-clock work as well. The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled that Starbucks was required […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

10 Ways to Protect Your Social Security Number

July 30, 2018

Via: Investopedia

Social Security numbers were never intended to be a “one size fits all” primary ID. In many ways, however, that’s exactly what has happened. Identity theft thrives in the U.S. in part because Americans feel forced to use their SSN […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

3 Small Marketing Changes to Make a Big Difference in Your SaaS Business

July 26, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

When marketing a SaaS product, there are few tips that will help you hit the ground running. For Entrepreneur Network partner Eric Siu, the first step is thinking about customer development. Customer development involves mostly reaching out to your customers […]