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Business Success Strategies

October 19th, 2021 by

by Barbara Weltman –  As the challenges of the pandemic continue and the hours of daylight get shorter, it’s understandable that you and your employees may feel fatigued, distracted, and perhaps mentally exhausted. Nonetheless, the company benefits when you and your employees are working at optimal levels and this can’t be done when you’re feeling […]

October 19th, 2021 by

The Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation introduced a new resource that aims to help entrepreneurs and small business owners explore pathways to raising capital. The Capital Raising Navigator Tool includes useful features, which will help save entrepreneurs time and money in their search for raising capital. The tool introduces the user […]

October 13th, 2021 by

by BARBARA WELTMAN –  Late with filing a tax return with the IRS? Didn’t correctly figure and pay what you owe? Did something you weren’t supposed to do? Don’t worry. While the tax law has multiple penalties in place to discourage and punish mistakes, there are many ways in which you can get them lifted. […]

September 29th, 2021 by

by Barbara Weltman – When the pandemic began, remote work arrangements were the only option for some companies to stay in business. Now, remote work arrangements—full-time or hybrid—have become the norm, with many companies deferring return-to-office policy until 2022. Telework, as it used to be called, offers benefits for both employers and employees. The pros […]

September 28th, 2021 by

BY SHANNON FLYNN –  There’s no denying that, year after year, cybersecurity risks tend to increase in number and complexity. New York joined the growing list of states enacting legislation to try and regulate the use of private, personal data. The New York Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act, known as the SHIELD […]

September 22nd, 2021 by

By Rieva Lesonsky – If you sell retail goods, it’s vital to know the current trends so you can offer customers the latest products. Alibaba.com’s “Must Stock Guide” shares four retail trends culled from Google Trends and Alibaba.com data. Stocking up on the products consumers want is sure to help you sell more merchandise. And doing it […]

September 16th, 2021 by

UPDATED September 16, 2021   By Karen Kerrigan- This page, updated frequently, includes resources and important information from the private sector and key government agencies on COVID-19 related programs and relief. We provide updates to CARES Act provisions and other relief packages affecting PPP, EDIL, Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) […]

September 15th, 2021 by

BY BARBARA WELTMAN –   Two weeks from now, on September 30, 2021, a number of business tax credits end. Others are scheduled to expire at the end of the year. Of course, any of these credits may be extended by Congress. But in case they aren’t, here’s a list of business-related tax credits (and a […]

September 13th, 2021 by

To register for the online summit, or to view this week’s activities being hosted by the Small Business Administration click here.

September 9th, 2021 by

By BARBARA WELTMAN – September is National Preparedness Month, an observance created by the Department of Homeland Security. This year’s theme: “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” The theme for week one is “Make a Plan.” With the hurricane season underway as demonstrated by Hurricane Ida and disasters in Tennessee […]

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