THE REASON MOST SMALL BUSINESSES FAIL

NON-CONVERTING SALES FUNNELS, UGLY PACKAGING, BAD SALESPEOPLE… You might think the above are some of the main reasons why businesses fail, but nothing could be farther from the truth. Businesses fail because business owners fail to get their mind in the right place. In other words, business fail because the mindset of business owners fail. […]

FOUR COSTLY SMALL BUSINESS TAX MISTAKES

There’s not an entrepreneur on the planet who likes thinking about taxes. But it’s time to get organized! Almost every aspect of your business has tax ramifications and if you don’t know what they are, you’re inviting trouble down the road (can you say “audit?”). 1. I CAN DO IT MYSELF. “Most small business owners […]

THE “STARTUP ACT” – CATCHING THE ECONOMIC WINDS

The “Startup Act” addresses major concerns of small-technology businesses and startups. The government’s focus on bolstering startups is well-directed… “To jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses…”, …and well-founded. Paraphrasing Congress’ findings, “From 1980 to 2005, companies under 5 years old accounted for nearly all jobs created in the United States…accounting […]

THE POTENTIALLY COSTLY NEW OVERTIME RULE FOR 2016

A new rule will change how employers compensate employees. Effective December 1, 2016, workers who earn above the previous threshold but below the new one will qualify to receive time-and-a-half for each hour they work surpassing 40 hours a week. An estimated 4.2 million salaried workers will become eligible for overtime pay under the new […]