Q: One thing my partner and I have resolved to do this year is to run our business more professionally and less haphazardly. Although we have never had a business plan, it seems like it is time to start. Do you have any suggestions?
As has become a tradition now, this is the time of year when I offer my annual look at the top 10 trends in small business. While not a prediction column, there is by necessity a tad of prediction in
Q: We just had our annual holiday party. It was not inexpensive, it was also nothing special, and it got me to thinking: There must be something different/better. Do you have any suggestions? Yvonne, New Milford, CT A: I can empathize. I once worked
Q: We have a successful business that we started 25 years ago and now we would now like to sell the business to one of our employees. The business will gross approximately $500,000.00 this year, we have very few liabilities, and do not want to
Q: Steve: I started my own business because I wanted to provide a stable financial future for my family. And yet, while I enjoy my business, I still don’t feel that our financial future is secure. For the New Year, I would like this
Q: With the New Year around the corner, I was wondering if you had any year-end tax-savings ideas. Gwen S., Millbrook, IL A: You bet. Because more than half of all tax audits are done on small businesses, it is smart to plan ahead.