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Before you sign a franchise agreement, you should have a clear understanding of what it is and what it obligates you and the franchisor to.
Depending on your reason for terminating an employee, you may be inclined to offer them severance pay to help them bridge the financial gap until they can find new employment.
Looking to start your own business? A sole proprietorship may be the perfect fit.
Here's what you need to do to begin hiring, and which forms you'll need.
Here's what success looks like according to other business owners.
S corporations are a popular business type. Here's what you should know if you want your business to be one.
Is your small business taking advantage of every tax deduction it qualifies for? Here are 36 deductions that may help your business save money on taxes.
Commercial leases are complicated. These tips will help you sort through the legal jargon.
Fraudsters are using the coronavirus relief efforts to target small businesses. Learn about the new schemes you need to watch out for.
While appropriate in limited cases, micromanagement tends to hurt employee morale and lower job satisfaction.
An organizational structure helps you determine your company's leadership hierarchy and flow of information.
Your tax ID helps you move through the world of business. Learn how it differs from a corporate number and other ID numbers.
We asked how small businesses are dealing with ongoing USPS delays.
Affiliated companies are a great way to minimize your risk in new markets and expand your company's value.
What strategic advantages does your business have over the competition? Find out what core competencies are and how to identify them.
Follow this six-step process to turn your business into a corporation.
Learn whether your business needs an operating agreement, bylaws, articles of incorporation or a certificate of formation.
Overtime pay, and whether they are eligible for it, is one of the biggest factors in determining whether your employees should be hourly or salaried.
A thoughtful onboarding process can help set new employees on the path to success.
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Here's everything you need to know about offering small business health insurance to your employees.
There are a number of elements you should include in your contract to ensure it holds up in a court of law.
Learn about the different types of company mergers and their benefits.
When working with independent contractors, employers need to be familiar with two tax-related forms: Form W-9 and Form 1099.
What inventory management method should you use for your business? Learn about FIFO and LIFO to help you decide.
Franchising offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to open up a ready-made business that has branding and processes already in place.
Customer engagement is important to building brand loyalty and driving repeat business. Here's how to improve your customer engagement.
Demographics are a key part of your small business marketing strategy. Demographics help you identify the individual members of your audience by key characteristics, wants and needs.
What is the difference between an LLC and an Inc. business? This guide will explain how the two entities differ and why it matters to your small business.
When preparing to start a business, you should test your business idea to ensure it is viable. Here's how to do it.