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How and When to Do a Business Competitive Analysis

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Regularly conducting a competitive analysis helps keep up with…
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Frequently Asked Questions about Self-Employment and Taxes

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Self-employment offers many benefits, but taxes can seem like…
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What Business Startup Costs Can I Deduct?

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New business owners have a lot of startup costs to worry about,…
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Managing Risk vs. Reward in Business: A Careful Balancing Act

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New business owners need to have the perfect balance between…
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Should I Copyright My Business Name and Website?

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Original works are automatically protected by copyright, but…
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5 Crucial EOS Tools That Drive Business Systematization and Success

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The Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®) is used by over…
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A Guide to IRS Form 8829: Expenses for Business Use of Your Home

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IRS Form 8829 is where you can claim the regular home office…
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What Are Your Business’s Core Processes?

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A business is driven by a set of workflows and actions that help…
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Business Owner vs Self-Employed: What’s the Difference?

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Self-employed individuals own their businesses, but not all business…
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What’s Going on with the Employee Retention Credit?

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The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act ended the employee…
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How Do I Amend a Business Tax Return?

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You may need to file a tax return amendment for a business if…