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The paradoxes of successful business growth

By Jim Blasingame “One of the greatest professional accomplishments is to start a business and grow it. But unlike a species of plant or animal, a business is not genetically preordained as to how big it will get. For a small business, that decision is made by the owners with answers to these three questions: Do I want my business to keep growing? How big do I want my business to be? How fast do I want to get to that size? There are no right or wrong answers to these questions — it’s your business, you get to decide. But there is a paradoxical dynamic at play here: These answers are influenced by a natural law that it’s difficult for a small business not to grow.” To find out why and to learn more, click...

10 Reasons to Be Optimistic Looking Forward

By Deborah Shane “Today’s a great day to put on a smile, enjoy the blue skies and stay for a while. We have been fighting, clawing and climbing our way back from the downturn seemingly forever. But now, we have so many reasons to be optimistic. Not only for the improving temperament of the times, but also the conditions, opportunity and activity. My mantra and attitude looking ahead is all about leading with optimism — a powerful, transformative energy.” To read more click...

10 Ways To Boost Your Business Overall This Year

By Small Business Editor “From improving sales, to perfecting your operations to better leveraging social media and more — there are many ways you could boost your business overall this year. Here in our Small Business Trends community news and information roundup are 10 ways you can get started.” Click here to read all ten wats to boost your business in...

COLAs and Their Impact on Business Tax Rules in 2015

Jan 6, 2015 by Barbara Weltman “While the types of tax deductions and credits remain fairly constant from year to year, the numbers change annually. Dollar limits, eligibility restrictions, and other figures are adjusted annually for inflation. Inflation has been low, so adjustments are modest. Nonetheless, these cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) are helpful and mean more opportunities for tax savings for businesses in 2015.”     To find out more click here:...

How Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Differs at Big and Small Businesses

By Scott Shane “Many people are aware that big companies are much more likely than small businesses to offer employer-sponsored health insurance to their employees. The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), an annual effort to query nearly 40,000 establishments, conducted by the Federal Government’s Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shows that only 34.8 percent of private sector establishments with fewer than 50 employees provided workers with health care coverage in 2013, as compared with 95.7 percent of those with 50 or more workers.” To learn more click...

Obama Signs 2014 Tax Extenders: Money In Your Pocket

By : Ashley Ebeling   “It’s finally official—President Barack Obama signed H.R. 5771, The Tax Increase Prevention Act today. While businesses are celebrating the one-year extension of the research and development credit and bonus depreciation, individual taxpayers have cause to celebrate too. That’s because the list of 50-plus tax extenders means money in your pocket come tax day next April.” To find out more click...

Golden Parachute Payments in the Tax Code

By Doug Peterson “Companies planning for a merger or acquisition have various issues to consider as they prepare for the transaction. One of the issues is golden parachutes. Known as the “Golden Parachute Rules,” Sections 280G and 4999 of the Internal Revenue Code were enacted by Congress in 1984. Final regulations were issued on Aug. 3, 2003.” To learn more click...