Blogs: LLC and Business Formation

Motivational March 21, 2014

4 Signs of a Bad Leader

We all have our own perceptions of what “effective” leadership looks like, so trying to define what is right to hundreds or thousands of people would be an effort in futility — like asking your boss for a raise after making fun of his new haircut. A Google search of leadership yields 159,000,000 results. Try […]

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Taxes March 20, 2014

Tax Records to Keep

You may choose any recordkeeping system suited to your business that clearly shows your income and expenses. Your recordkeeping system should include a summary of your business transactions. This summary is ordinarily made in your business books; for example, accounting journals and ledgers. Your books must show your gross income, as well as your deductions […]

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Startup Tips March 19, 2014

Trademarks Protect Your Ideas

A trademark is denoted by the trademark symbol TM or by the federal registration symbol if an actual registration filing has been approved by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Whereas patents and copyrights are basically used to protect the commercial rights of inventors and creators of artistic or literary works, respectively, the basic concept behind […]

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Marketing Tips March 18, 2014

Why Marketing Doesn’t Go Viral

Viral marketing: What more could you ask for? You’ve seen it happen with big companies and small, when an ad or a video or a post suddenly shows up everywhere. It’s practical ubiquity, baby, and it can make your cash register go ka-ching. But despite the hype, chances are overwhelmingly good that most of your […]

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Taxes March 13, 2014

Deducting Rent

) The IRS defines rent as any amount that you pay to use property you do not own. Most of us are familiar with the concept of paying rent for office space, land or equipment. But you may not know that you can deduct part of your rent on your home, condo or apartment if […]

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