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Back when I worked as a lawyer, I answered cold calls from prospective clients who just had their Big Idea. I’d teach them how to take that idea and start their own business.

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Starting and Running a Small Business: The First Full Circle

I started building this website in January of 2021. It took me several months to design the layout and write ...
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Tax Guide for Small Businesses

Businesses, like people, have to pay taxes. But, unlike people, most businesses have to pay a lot more types of ...
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How to Hire Your First Employee, for Very Small Businesses

Congrats! Your business is finally at a stage where you need to hire your first employee. For some of you, ...

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A Small Business’s Guide to Collecting Sales Tax, Use Tax, and VAT

If you’ve read our general article on taxes, you know that a business has to deal with a lot of ...
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Income Tax Software for Small Businesses

In our last article, we talked about how small businesses must pay quarterly estimated income taxes. Then, at the end ...
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How to Calculate Quarterly Estimated Taxes, for Small Businesses

Businesses have to pay income taxes. We touched on this briefly in our overview article on the types of taxes ...

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