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30 December 2021

January 2022 Due Dates

There are a variety of dates in January that are important to both individuals and businesses.

David M Robson

Small Business

29 December 2021

2022 Standard Mileage Rates Announced

As it does every year, the Internal Revenue Service recently announced the inflation- adjusted 2022 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

David M Robson

Small Business

27 December 2021

Employers and Self-employed Who Elected to Defer 2020 Social Security Tax, The Payments Are Due Jan. 3

As part of the COVID relief provided during 2020, employers and self-employed people could choose to put off paying the employer’s share of their eligible Social Security tax liability, normally 6.2% of wages. Half of that deferral is now due on Jan. 3, 2022, and the other half on Jan. 3, 2023.

David M Robson

Small Business

23 December 2021

Using Data to Drive Your E-Commerce Business’ Growth

If knowledge is power, then the information available to e-commerce business owners provides nearly unlimited potential. The same platforms that host your websites include data collection tools that – if used properly – can guide your decision-making process and inform your business strategies. The metrics offered can easily overwhelm anybody who doesn’t have an MBA, but they don’t have to. Extracting the most valuable information for your particular business relies on identifying your own goals and understanding which key performance indicators (KPIs) tie into those goals.

David M Robson

Small Business

22 December 2021

How Small and Medium-Sized Business Funding Works

Entrepreneurs have plenty of ideas and vision, but they don’t always have the capital that’s needed to make their dreams a reality. Small and medium-sized businesses that want to grow beyond what they’re able to accomplish with their own resources often seek funding from investors who want to both support their goals and realize a profit while doing so.

David M Robson

Small Business