1. Articles in category: Small Business

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    1. ADP Finds Private Sector Added 208,000 Jobs in November

      ADP Finds Private Sector Added 208,000 Jobs in November

      The private sector added 208,000 jobs from October to November, according to payroll giant ADP, reflecting steady growth in the economy. Small businesses added 101,000 jobs last month, including 48,000 at businesses with between one and 19 employees, and 53,000 at small businesses with between 20 and 49 employees. However, the small business job gains were down slightly from 103,000 in October.

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    2. New Online Valuation System Designed for Small Businesses

      New Online Valuation System Designed for Small Businesses

      Valuations.com has launched its new interactive business valuation platform. Through the free platform, the approximately 27.9* million small business owners in the United States are able to find out what their business is worth and how they compare to the market, with absolutely no signup required. Currently, obtaining a business valuation is very time consuming and expensive for many small and medium-sized businesses.

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    3. Expired Tax Provisions Most Likely to Be Extended

      Tax extenders—temporary tax provisions that are reinstated by Congress on a regular basis—have been a recurring part of the tax arena for years. Most of the current group up for debate expired at the end of 2013, and their eventual extension will be retroactive. But even though they’ve been known since the end of last year, and there is general bipartisan agreement that they need to be acted on, there is no guarantee as to when they will be passed.

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    4. What’s New in Payroll Law? | CPA Practice Advisor

      What’s New in Payroll Law? | CPA Practice Advisor

      Keeping up-to-date on changes and proposed changes can be overwhelming, especially if you have a business to run that doesn’t involve payroll. That’s why, as a payroll practitioner, it’s important that you help your clients understand any new changes and what they mean for their business. In 2015, there will be several changes that can affect how your clients pay their employees.

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    5. 5 Tips to Help Small Businesses Reduce Risk of a Tax Audit

      5 Tips to Help Small Businesses Reduce Risk of a Tax Audit

      According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), over 230 million tax returns are expected to be filed each year. With that in mind, the October 15 deadline for those to file who requested a six-month extension is now upon us. One of the most nerve wracking aspects about tax season for millions each year is the possibility of being audited. For small business owners and those who are self-employed, the chance of being audited is even greater.

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    6. 7 Success Habits of Millionaires

      7 Success Habits of Millionaires

      Over the years as a wealth and business coach, I've had the opportunity to work with thousands of people at various business and financial levels. It is always enlightening to observe the differences between a client who has a million-dollar net worth and a client who has a negative net worth, or those clients running multi-million-dollar businesses and those who have been struggling to grow their businesses as solo entrepreneurs.

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    7. 5 Things to Know About the New Credit and Debit Cards

      5 Things to Know About the New Credit and Debit Cards

      If you haven't received one yet, you could be getting one soon: new credit and debit cards embedded with microchips designed to cut down on fraud. Bank of America, Wells Fargo and other card issuers are pushing to get the new cards to consumers ahead of an October 2015 deadline. That's when Visa, MasterCard and other card networks could hold issuers like banks liable for fraud if they haven't made the new cards available to consumers.

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    8. Survey Explores Successful Traits of Small Business Owners

      Survey Explores Successful Traits of Small Business Owners

      While there are millions of small business owners across the United States, most of them can generally fit into one of "four distinct types," according to a new survey by sales and marketing software maker Infusionsoft. The company's 2014 Small Business Market Survey also sheds light on how each type manages business challenges while attracting customers and growing sales.

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    9. FreeEnterprise.com: Atlanta the No. 5 place to start a biz

      FreeEnterprise.com: Atlanta the No. 5 place to start a biz

      Atlanta is the fifth best place for entrepreneurs to start a small business in the United States, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s digital platform FreeEnterprise.com. Using data from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Enterprising Cities Regulatory Climate Index, the S.B.A., and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, FreeEnterprise.com ranked cities according to their regulatory environments. Notably, it takes $150 and about five days to start a business in the Big Peach. The city boasts…

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    10. AICPA Tells Congress to Expand Use of Cash Accounting Method

      AICPA Tells Congress to Expand Use of Cash Accounting Method

      The American Institute of CPAs has voiced its support for expanding the availability of the cash method of accounting to small businesses. The nation's largest association of professional accountants, the AICPA gave written testimony to the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access. The hearing explored the usefulness of cash accounting for small firms.

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    11. Business Owners Need to Keep a Close Eye on Potential U.S. Tax Changes

      Business Owners Need to Keep a Close Eye on Potential U.S. Tax Changes

      While talk of reforming the U.S. tax structure has been going on for decades, there has been a lot of work done on the issue at the committee level recently in Congress, and it’s getting the attention of small business owners around the country. As accountants, you are likely getting questions from your small business clients on the subject, asking for more information about what changes could be on the horizon.

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    12. Female Entrepreneurs Offer Advice on Conquering 7 Career Roadblocks

      Female Entrepreneurs Offer Advice on Conquering 7 Career Roadblocks

      When it comes to catching up with their male counterparts, women have made great strides in the business world over the years. But there's no doubt about it: Today's female entrepreneurs are still up against a few major obstacles. Seven women shared the biggest challenges they and their fellow female business owners have to face in the modern world, and give advice on how to best overcome them.

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    13. Rising Economy Generates Activity in Sales of Businesses

      This is good news for baby boomers who want to sell their businesses so they can retire, and for those who want to buy themselves a job by buying a business. In the survey, more than 63 percent of brokers responding reported a year-over-year increase in the number of small business transactions. When asked for the top factor causing the increase in business transactions, most brokers identified an increase in the number of interested buyers on the market.

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    14. House Hearing Considers Cash Accounting for Small Biz

      House Hearing Considers Cash Accounting for Small Biz

      A subcommittee of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Small Business held a hearing today to discuss the value of using the cash basis of accounting in small businesses, and whether they should be required to use the accrual basis. Witnesses at the hearing, “Cash Accounting: A Simpler Method for Small Firms?” which was held by the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access, were unanimous in suggesting that cash accounting is far easier for small businesses to use, and that at the very least they ought to have the latitude to choose the most appropriate method ...

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    15. IRS Finalizes Regulations for Health Insurance Tax Credits for Small Employers

      IRS Finalizes Regulations for Health Insurance Tax Credits for Small Employers

      The Internal Revenue Service has issued final regulations on the tax credit available to certain small employers that offer health insurance coverage to their employees under the Affordable Care Act. As under the original law, the final regulations in TD 9672 define an eligible small employer as an employer that has no more than 25 full-time equivalent employees, or FTEs, for the taxable year, whose employees have average annual wages of no more than $50,000 per FTE (as adjusted for inflation for years after 2013), and that has a qualifying arrangement in effect that requires the employer to pay ...

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