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27 September 2021

The Obscure Research Credit

The purpose of the credit is an inducement and reward to get U.S. companies to increase their investment in research and development for new, improved, or technologically advanced products or trade processes, thus keeping the U.S. competitive with the rest of the world. Other applications of the credit may include improvement upon the functionality, reliability, performance, or quality of existing products or trade processes.

David M Robson

Small Business

23 September 2021

October 2021 Due Dates

The October 15th extension due date isn't the only thing to remember.

David M Robson

Small Business

23 September 2021

Here’s What Happened in the World of Small Business in September 2021

Here are five things that happened this past month that affect your small business.

David M Robson

Small Business

21 September 2021

As the Pandemic Continues, Managing Restaurant Cash Flow Becomes Critical

Cash flow has always been a challenge for restaurants, and before COVID-19 changed everything there were thousands of articles written about the importance of forecasting, streamlining overhead, and controlling inventory. But more than a year-and-a-half into the pandemic, more than 110,000 restaurants have closed their doors permanently.

David M Robson

Small Business

20 September 2021

The Importance of a Well-Oiled Accounting Function

The more diligent and meticulous your accounting team is, the more easily the rest of the organization can function and grow. If the system you currently have in place is relying on charts of accounts that are sloppily maintained and leading to delays or penalties regarding tax liabilities, that’s where your initial attention needs to be placed. Focus on the chart of accounts first, no matter how tempting it is to worry about the fees and penalties that you’ll be liable for in the meantime.

David M Robson

Small Business

15 September 2021

The Art of Running a Successful Family Business: Breaking Things Down

Family businesses make up between 80% and 90% of all business enterprises in North America. They contribute approximately 64% to the gross domestic product of this country, equaling roughly $5 trillion every year. Not only that, but they also comprise around 60% of the workforce.

David M Robson

Small Business

08 September 2021

Post-Pandemic Savings Burning a Hole in Your Pocket?

People who sat on spending through the worst of the crisis — waiting to see how it would affect them personally and limiting their buying to the essentials — people admitted they’re ready to buy non-essentials again, and expect to increase their spending by a median of 4.1% over the next year.

David M Robson

Small Business

03 September 2021

Business Success Stories > The explosive growth of Zoom.

Originally launched in 2013 by a former Cisco engineer and executive named Eric Yuan, Zoom has enjoyed an almost unprecedented level of growth over the last two years, thanks in large part to the still-ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

David M Robson

Small Business

24 August 2021

Here’s What Happened in the World of Small Business in August 2021

Here are five things that happened this past month that affect your small business.

David M Robson

Small Business

24 August 2021

When Is Your Business No Longer a “Startup”?

The actual definition of what a startup is can be murky, and even if your business meets the definition in the eyes of the investing community, at what point do you graduate from startup to established business?

David M Robson

Small Business

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