Starting a new business requires a certain level of commitment. You’ll also need to have access to plenty of money. Startups often have a hard time qualifying for business loans. But peer-to-peer (P2P) lending could be a financing option worth … Continue reading →
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Women-owned businesses have more difficulty getting loans than companies that are majority-owned by men. Female-led firms applying for loans are more likely to get turned down and less likely to get all they requested. While there are no lending programs … Continue reading →
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There are lots of expenses associated with the start-up and day-to-day operations of a business. Fortunately, many of these expenses are deductible, lowering the ownerâs income tax and self-employment tax. Here are five deductions that can benefit small-business owners and self-employed taxpayers.
5 Tax Deductions for Self-Employed Freelancers & Small Business Owners is a post from Money Crashers.
The 8(a) Business Development program is a Small Business Administration initiative designed to level the federal government contracting playing field for small business owners who are socially and economically disadvantaged. Qualifying businesses can compete for contracts that are set aside … Continue reading →
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Yelp is one of the most popular local business information websites in the U.S. As a small-business owner, should you invest the time and effort into maintaining a Yelp listing? Learn the pros and cons of Yelp, how to optimize your listing, and how to use the site to reach more customers.
How to Add Your Business to Yelp and Optimize Your Listing is a post from Money Crashers.
The Small Business Administration is trying to level the playing field for underserved business owners, who were largely shut out during the early days of the Paycheck Protection Programâs previousâ¦