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22 October 2021

Tips to Get Your Startup Off the Ground

One of the most important things to understand about being a startup entrepreneur is that there is no “one size fits all” approach to what you're doing. Everyone's path is different, and you need to find out your own if you want to have any reasonable chance for long-term success.

David M Robson

Small Business

22 October 2021

Distributed Workforce Businesses Are Facing Challenges as They Adapt to Remote Employees

While it's certainly true that some jobs have proven more than adaptable to the current COVID-19 situation, many sectors are simply not well-suited for the remote environment. Some jobs need to be performed on-site — at least as far as maximum efficiency is concerned.

David M Robson

Small Business

21 October 2021

Employers Hiring New Employees May Be Able to Claim a Work Opportunity Tax Credit

The WOTC is typically worth up to $2,400 for each eligible employee, but it can be worth up to $9,600 for certain veterans and up to $9,000 for “long-term family assistance recipients.” The credit, which was extended by Congress in late 2020 legislation, is available for eligible employees who begin working for the new employer after 2020 and before 2026.

David M Robson

Small Business

15 October 2021

Entrepreneur Success Stories: How R. J. Scaringe and Rivian Built an Electric Truck Company From the Ground Up

You may have heard about Rivian recently because they just rolled off their first production electric truck. That in and of itself is notable — but the success it has already enjoyed is equally so. Experts from Motor Trend have dubbed it "one of the most remarkable vehicles" they had ever test drove

David M Robson

Small Business

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