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Getting Ahead Before the Holidays: 5 Ways to Prep Your Business for the Busy Holiday Season

  by Nellie Akalp Happy holidays! Too soon? Not really, especially because the National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates 2019 holiday retail sales will grow between 3.8% and 4.2% over last year. In dollars, that means between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion. With numbers like those, your business had better be well-organized for the frenetic holiday […]

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How to Plan for Summer Travel as a Business Owner

  by Nellie Akalp Are you planning to take time off this summer to rest, recharge your batteries, or just spend more time with your friends and family? Here are some travel tips to help you take a family vacation, weekend away or girls’ trip while still staying on top of your business.    Delegate  […]

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Why You Should Consider Getting Certified as a Woman Owned Business and How to Do It

    by Nellie Akalp Times have changed and although the playing field for women-owned small businesses should be leveling out, the truth is women entrepreneurs still need some help to get a leg up on the competition. That’s where getting certified as a woman owned business can be beneficial. The federal government and large […]

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The S Corp Election Deadline is March 15th. What you need to know.

  by Nellie Akalp Your LLC or corporation could receive better tax benefits by electing to file as an S Corp. However, with the March 15, 2019 deadline quickly approaching, if you want to be taxed as an S Corp for the 2019 tax year, here’s what you need to know.   S Corp 101 […]

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Do People Take Your Business Seriously?

  by Nellie Akalp The numbers are impressive: more than 11.6 million U.S. firms are owned by women, employing nearly 9 million people and generating $1.7 trillion in sales as of 2017. Want more? According to the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) study cited earlier, one in five firms with revenue of $1 million or more […]

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