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Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

8 Best AI Content Writer for Small Business Marketing in 2023

May 9, 2023

Via: Fit Small Business

With thousands of artificial intelligence apps (aka AI tools) released last year alone, the search for the best AI content writer is underway. The best tools for marketing have free and cheap plans, and passed our tests for content quality, […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

8 Small Business Tax Credits That Your Company May Qualify For

April 28, 2023

Via: Fit Small Business

Business tax credits can be a powerful tool for small businesses to lower their tax bill directly. If you’re eligible for any of the tax savings credits—such as Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Employer Credit for Payroll Taxes Paid on Employee […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

9 Tips To Grow Your Small Business With Social Media Marketing

December 15, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Small businesses have increasingly relied on social media marketing to reach customers, create brand awareness and drive sales over the past decade. Whether you’re just starting or have been in business for years, social media marketing can help your small […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Warren Buffett Hates This Tax Break — And Some of It Is on the Chopping Block

August 2, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Carried interest, a current tax break that can potentially impact startups, private equity, and the venture capital community, is back on the national legislative stage in a new bill titled, The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The bill has a […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

How To Hire a Payroll Specialist or Manager in 6 Simple Steps

June 22, 2022

Via: Fit Small Business

Payroll professionals—be it a specialist or a manager—handle your company’s payroll and ensure your employees are paid correctly and on time. They work closely with your accounting and human resources (HR) teams to ensure tax remittances are correctly processed and […]


Financing your Business

Delivering Justice for SMEs

January 31, 2022

Via: Lawyer Monthly

Walker conducted a comprehensive analysis of the scale and complexity of banking complaints from SMEs, particularly in the wake of the 2008-09 financial crisis. His Review was published in 2018 and focused on disputes that remain unresolved despite the SME […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Do I Need a Lawyer to Form a Nonprofit?

August 27, 2021

Via: FindLaw

Entrepreneurs are natural self-starters who believe they can do it all themselves, including the incorporation work necessary to start a small business. (And with some of the resources available on the internet, sometimes they might be right.) But incorporation can […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

What Small Businesses Need to Know About FICA Tax

July 1, 2021

Via: Business News Daily

Paying taxes is a key responsibility of owning a business. While business owners need to be aware of several types of taxes, the biggest one is the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax. FICA taxes are paid by both employers […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Eligible Employers Have More Time to Apply for PPP Loans

March 31, 2021

Via: SHRM

Employers that need help covering payroll costs during the pandemic will have an additional 60 days to file a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application under a bill President Joe Biden signed into law on March 30. The application period was […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

5 Make-or-Break Shifts in Digital Marketing to Be Aware of This Year

March 11, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

To say 2020 was a crazy year would be a giant understatement. So many small businesses and entrepreneurs struggled, and it was a tough time for many. Running a digital marketing agency gave me a front-row seat to the challenges, […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

5 Best Social Media Marketing Agencies for Small Business in 2021

February 16, 2021

Via: Fit Small Business

As simple as social media marketing might sound, it can quickly become a major time suck. And worse, if social strategy isn’t exactly your strong suit, your social media marketing might just fall flat, wasting time that could otherwise be […]


Financing your Business

What the COVID-19 Stimulus Package Means for Small Businesses

January 15, 2021

Via: Fit Small Business

The United States Congress has passed several measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic designed to help small businesses, including tax rebates, tax-filing extensions, business loans, emergency relief, and modified tax treatment. Perhaps the most significant benefit, the Paycheck Protection […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

What Is Form 944? Plus 2020 Instructions

October 23, 2020

Via: Fit Small Business

Form 944 is an IRS form that very small businesses use to file their employer taxes on an annual basis. It is specifically for businesses that have at least one employee and owe less than $1,000 annually in federal taxes […]


Financing your Business

What Is a Microloan and How Can Your Small Business Benefit?

August 6, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

A microloan is a small loan, generally up to $50,000, made to startups and emerging small businesses. These loans are offered by nonprofit organizations known as microlenders. Microloans typically have repayment terms of up to seven years and offer favorable […]


Know Your Rights

Top 25 Tips on How Small Business Owners Can Avoid Burnout

March 29, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

The demands of starting your own business can be exciting, making new business owners want to be as hands-on as possible. However, overworking yourself can eventually lead to burnout, and will not help in getting a business off the ground. […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

Advertising Statistics Small Business Owners Should Know

March 25, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

Do people still look or listen to ads? Do they remember what they see? Is it worthwhile to spend money on traditional advertising methods such as radio, television, or magazine ads? These and many other questions are answered in our […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

How Can Small Businesses Avoid Public Nuisance Lawsuits?

January 29, 2019

Via: FindLaw

Any lawsuit is a hassle for a small business. But certain lawsuits, like public nuisance claims, can strike at the very thing your small biz does, or where it does it. Beyond a public nuisance lawsuit being a nuisance in […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

For the Average Hacker, Your Small Business Is an Ideal Target

December 18, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Headlines are full of cybersecurity breaches, and big businesses like Google and Facebook are some of the latest to fall victim to outside attacks. A vulnerability in Google+ is at least partially responsible for the company’s decision to shut down […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Tips for Protecting Small Business Proprietary Information

November 2, 2018

Via: FindLaw

In this day and age where business is fiercely competitive, and almost everything can be found on the internet, it’s more important than ever to protect your proprietary information. Whether it’s information on a patent you are developing, or “just” […]


Financing your Business

Organize Your Small-Business Finances With These 7 Steps

September 28, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Going into business for yourself is a big deal. There’s always a long to-do list and you’ll find yourself wearing many different hats from time to time. Your business is more of a hobby if you’re not making money. Properly […]