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23 June 2022

Small Businesses Can Benefit from the Work Opportunity Tax Credit

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a general business credit that is jointly administered by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Labor (DOL). The WOTC is available for wages paid to certain individuals who begin work on or before December 31, 2025.

David M Robson

Small Business

19 June 2022

This Month's Success Story: The Founder of WhatsApp

Born in Ukraine, you may not be familiar with Koum's name but you're undoubtedly familiar with his work: WhatsApp, one of the most powerful mobilize messaging platforms on Earth.

David M Robson

Small Business

18 June 2022

How to Protect Yourself When Selecting Investors For Your Startup

Any seasoned entrepreneur will tell you that coming up with an idea for a startup is ultimately the easy part of this process. Figuring out how you're going to get the funds necessary to make that vision a reality? That part is a bit trickier.

David M Robson

Small Business

17 June 2022

IRS Announces Mid-Year Optional Vehicle Mileage Rate Increase

With gas prices soaring it has been expected the IRS would increase the mileage rate that business owners can deduct for vehicle use instead of keeping a record of actual expenses.

David M Robson

Small Business

16 June 2022

The Right Accounting Method for Your Business

Every small business — whether a respected local mom-and-pop retailer, a startup tech company, or an online venture — has accounting and bookkeeping responsibilities, including selecting the accounting method that works best for them. If you’re new to small business ownership, you might not even realize that there are multiple ways to keep tabs on your company’s finances.

David M Robson

Small Business