Understanding cash flow is crucial to small business survival during COVID-19. Use this cash flow forecast template to project your cash flow for the next 18 months.
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Starting a Business
Startups typically form C corps, along with other companies that need to raise capital, plan to go public, or eventually get sold. Learn more about the pros and cons of this unique business structure.
A multi-member LLC is a limited liability company with two or more members. Married couples, family businesses, and businesses with multiple owners often form this unique type of LLC.
Why would you form an LLC partnership over, say, a limited partnership? Let’s dive into how these four business structures work and the pros and cons of each.
When you form a single-member LLC, you default to being a disregarded entity. Here's what that means.
Find out what good standing means, whether you need it, and how to get a certificate from your state.
Hiring and Growth
If you’re bringing on a new hire, you’ll need to classify them as either an employee or an independent contractor....
Finances and Taxes
The answer to this question essentially boils down to whether someone who does work for you is self-employed or an...
Here's what you need to know about the W9 form and how to fill it out.
So you want to hire an independent contractor? When it comes to payroll, that classification refers to a type of...
The IRS recently made a change: instead of reporting nonemployee compensation (NEC) via Form 1099-MISC, you must complete and file Form 1099-NEC.
It’s that time of year again: open enrollment! The Open Enrollment Period (OEP) is generally the only time of year...
If you're an employer that offers health benefits, here's what you need to know about open enrollment.
You’re considering firing an employee? Well that’s no fun, and probably a little scary, too. To stay compliant, you need...
If you provide your employees with health insurance, make sure it meets minimum essential coverage (MEC). Here's what you need to know.
Part-time employees are eligible for health insurance, if the employer chooses to offer it. However, federal law does not require employers to offer health insurance to part-time employees, so here's what you need to know.