Whether you’re an employee or an employer, everyone around the world is feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Fortunately, Congress has stepped up to battle the economic fallout as a result of the coronavirus with a $2 trillion stimulus package — the largest in history — and it offers relief for small business owners as well.
Employees are vital to small businesses. While it’s normal to change strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s also important think about your business over the long term. Sure, cutting staff now may save you some money, but what happens when it’s back to business as usual? If you can, instead of laying off your workers, use this time to test out new ideas, provide products and services in new ways, and tackle tasks that have previously fallen by the wayside.
People are dealing with a lot of fear and uncertainty worldwide, and business owners are no exception. Your health, the health of those around you, and maintaining your livelihood can easily overwhelm you. But just know that there are options available that will help keep your business afloat. While you may have to dedicate your time and may even need to consider a small investment, these efforts can boost sales and help your business come out on the other side. Read on for advice about how to keep going in the age of social distancing.
The Federal Reserve has made emergency interest rate cuts to near zero percent. Find out how the cuts could affect your small business and help you get financing to weather the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Invoicing software makes it easy to create and send professional invoices. Many programs include automations like recurring invoices and automatic payment reminders. Others also have bookkeeping and accounting features to help keep your business operating smoothly. But with so many invoicing options on the market, how do you choose the one that’s right for you? That’s where we come in. In this post, we’re counting down the top eight invoicing software options.
Take the stress out of filing your small business taxes with one of these top 5 tax software options. We look at TurboTax, H&R Block, and more so you can decide which tax preparation software is right for your business.
What are small business taxes? How much does your business have to pay? And when do you need to file? We’ll answer these questions and more in our complete guide to small business taxes.
Do you qualify for the home office deduction? The recent tax reform may affect your eligibility. Learn who qualifies and how to claim this tax deduction without raising suspicion from the IRS.
Selling at a farmers’ market sounds easy but it does require research and preparation. Here’s what you need to know to start selling, some ideas for goods to sell, and marketing tips to help your small business grow at the farmers’ market!
Our Accounting 101 post cuts straight to the chase, teaching you the basic accounting principles business owners actually need to know and giving you the tools to successfully start managing your business’s accounting.