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Learn about the importance of the W-9 form for businesses and vendors.

What Is a W-9 and Who Is Required to Fill It Out?

A Form W-9 is an important document used by businesses to request the taxpayer identification number (TIN) of individuals, entities, or certain types...

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A modern POS system can transform your business financials, streamline operations, and drive long-term success.

How Your POS System Impacts Your Business Financials

In the rapidly evolving landscape of small business management, staying ahead of the curve is crucial. For many entrepreneurs and small business...

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Discover how to successfully incorporate artificial intelligence into your small business.

How to Use Artificial Intelligence (AI) in a Small Business

In today's fast-paced world, small businesses are constantly seeking ways to improve efficiency and productivity. One tool that has gained...

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Learn how transition your small business for a successful exit.

Small Business Exit Strategy: A Guide to Transitioning Your Company

Are you a small business owner considering transitioning out of your company? This is a significant milestone, and careful planning is key to a...

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Choose the best software for your auto repair shop in 2024.

The Best Auto Repair Shop Software Packages in 2024

Do you feel like the software at your shop is slowing you down? What is the best software and is "the best" what is really best for you? Choosing the...

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Set realistic and achievable goals for your small business with the SMART goal-setting approach.

How to Set Realistic and Achievable Goals for Your Small Business

No matter the size or industry, every business can benefit from clear goals that align with its vision and values. Delve into the importance of...

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Learn about the Paid Time Off Law in Illinois for 2024—exceptions, major changes, and when employees can take PTO.

What You Need to Know About the 2024 Paid Time Off Law in Illinois

Are you ready for some important information about the new paid time off (PTO) law in Illinois? Well, you've come to the right place! Effective...

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Don't get stuck in the past—discover the top trends for small businesses in 2024.

The Top Trends for Small Businesses in 2024

Are you ready to dive into the future of small businesses? Today, we're here to bring you the top trends you can expect to see in 2024. Cybersecurity...

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identify and eliminate unnecessary expenses in your small business.

Trimming the Fat: Identify and Eliminate Unnecessary Expenses

Running a small business is a constant exercise in balancing growth with financial responsibility. Every dollar counts and identifying areas where...

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Update: BOI reporting requirements for your business

Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) Reporting Update

As we close Q1 we wanted to provide an update on this new reporting requirement as required by FINRA. Recently, a federal district court in Alabama...

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Understand its benefits, requirements, and cost-saving potential of Worker's Compensation Insurance.

What is Workers' Compensation?

At its core, workers' compensation protects employees from injuries and illnesses that occur while working at their place of employment. Regardless...

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Learn key tips and strategies to maximize your profit when selling a small business.

What to know before selling a small business

Are you thinking about selling your business? If retirement is on your horizon, you're not alone. At one time, many small business owners are...

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