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Save huge on taxes when you sell your business with the Section 1202 Exclusion.

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Section 1202 Exclusion: Save Huge on Taxes When Selling Your Business

Your business means the world to you. You’ve fostered it from the beginning, working tirelessly to make sure that it has every opportunity for your...

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End of the year financial planning is critical for a successful new year.

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End of the Year Financial Planning

Over the last several weeks, we’ve laid out how you can plan for growth and staffing at the end of the year. Now, we’re going to give you the final...

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Year End Staff Planning for Small Business Growth

This is part II in our series on how to create meaningful year-end planning for your small business. This week’s focus? How to plan for staffing...

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Create a plan for business growth at the end of the year.

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Small Business Growth Planning for the End of the Year

Growing your small business should be one of your primary goals, especially early in your business’s lifecycle. Understanding how to do that requires...

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Year-end planning for small businesses should start in October.

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Year End Planning for Small Businesses

Why next year needs to start now Most small businesses start planning for the new year in January. The only problem? You’re already behind. STARTING...

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Hiring: Employee or Independent Contractor?

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Hiring an Employee vs Hiring an Independent Contractor: What a CPA wants you to know

Hiring an employee or an independent contractor isn’t as simple as you’d think. In fact, there are real world implications for misclassifying a...

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Deliver an amazing experience at your restaurant to attract repeat customers and get better reviews.

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How to get better restaurant reviews: deliver an ‘amazing experience’

For the last few months we’ve been delivering you (pun intended) a series of articles on how to create an atmosphere conducive to meeting the goals...

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Profit First is a game-changer for small businesses.

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Profit First is hard work. Here’s why your small business should implement it anyway.

Let’s get this out of the way first – Profit First IS NOT a “set it and forget it” solution. If you’re looking for a hands off solution to your...

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Market your restaurant without breaking the bank.

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Marketing for Restaurants: Where to Start

As a restaurant owner, you know that the BEST marketing is great food and service. For the purposes of this article, we’ll assume that you have that...

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With the right process, converting to QuickBooks Online can be a smooth transition.

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Converting from QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online: What does the process look like?

So you’re finally making the plunge, after years of using QuickBooks Desktop (QBDT), you’re switching to QuickBooks Online (QBO). That’s a great...

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The right pricing strategies can help you grow your restaurant business.

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Which Restaurant Pricing Strategy Works Best?

Setting menu prices for your restaurant is tough work. While to your customers these prices might feel arbitrary, a good menu will have up to three...

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Avoid common accounting mistakes and take control of your small business.

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The Top 3 Small Business Accounting Mistakes We See (and How to Avoid Them)

Small business accounting mistakes happen, but they happen more often when you don’t have an accountant. Those mistakes are often why we’re coming in...

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