Category: Business Finance
Thanks to extensive awareness created by both government and those in the financial services industry, seniors are now more aware than ever that they need to have enough funds to carry them through retirement. The previous figure of an estimated 70 percent of pre-retirement income has been adjusted to a higher and more accurate 80 percent. This […]
Do LLCs get a 1099? The answer is not a simple yes or no. This article provides some guidelines for knowing when an LLC should get a 1099.
President Donald Trump has promised to create tax breaks for small businesses. This article outlines two of the major proposals lawmakers are considering.
Freelancers and small business owners often wonder what is “safe” to use as business deductions to write off from their taxes. There is often a lot of confusion, uncertainty and misinformation among small business owners about the topic of business deductions, with people wrongly assuming that certain items are deductible or failing to claim legitimate […]
Even as the nation moves toward recovery, the economic climate has caused a number of economic losses for business people. Still, it’s not too late to protect personal assets from any potential business losses. A report from Resource Nation offers entrepreneurs some tips on how to be proactive about protecting personal assets in tough economic times. The […]
California-based Silicon Valley Bank says that its small business lending programs have helped fuel small business formation and promoted job growth. The company says that it added 1000 clients over the last year. A significant portion of those customers – roughly 40 percent – were borrowers. SVB says its “pipeline of new potential borrowers” has […]
An increasing number of entrepreneurs are getting loans backed by the Small Business Administration to help them start a corporation, according to the Enterprise Ledger. Banking officials told the paper that while banks are looking to lend, they are also sending many business owners to the SBA to get a government guarantee for their loans […]
As entrepreneurs looking to start a corporation prepare for the new year, it would benefit them to take a step back and review new tax regulations that could change their plans for the immediate future. When President Barack Obama signed the much debated Small Business Jobs Act in September, he also introduced several new tax […]
Recent research by the Center for Venture Research shows that angel investors are helping more entrepreneurs than ever get the early-stage funding they need to start a corporation. The study found that even during the recession, angel investors funded more than 57,000 small business projects last year – a 3.1 percent increase over 2008. Thirty-five […]
As business owners get into the swing of 2010 finances, it may be worthwhile to consider theDiscover Small Business Watch‘s top financing tips for the new decade. The tips are based on survey results from more than 750 small business owners who shared insight on how their companies were faring in a slowly recovering economic […]