5 Obstacles Facing Your Small Business Right Now

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It’s no secret that small business owners face obstacles that perhaps don’t faze their larger competitors. A big company with its own legal department can stay apprised of EEOC and Department of Labor rules, and a company with its own HR department will know how to determine the salary to offer a new entry level […]

How to Deduct Everything in Your Small Business


Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Eva Rosenberg, EA @TaxMama. Eva is the publisher of TaxMama.com, where your tax questions are answered for free. Eva is […]

5 Tips for Small Business Owners at Tax Time


It’s tax season and if you operate a small business, it can be an even more stressful time, especially during the first year or two after starting your company. What many people don’t realize is that there are actually a lot of tactics that make tax time a little easier, and even work in your […]

5 Finance Secrets to Make Your Small Business More Successful

Being an expert in finance is not usually a top priority for someone starting or running a small business. Here are five tips to make sure you’re handling your finances according to best practices: 1.  Record-Keeping There are two main reasons to keep track of the finances of your business. First, you need to maintain […]

Year-End Tax Planning for Your Small Business

Every week as @SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat.  The show takes place every Wed on Twitter from 8-9pm ET.  This is excerpted from my recent interview with Ebere Okoye @WBCPA (on Twitter). Her company Wealth Building CPA, is a complete accounting and financial firm which helps companies handle and […]