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Small Business Expansion: Options for Commercial Real Estate Loans

So you’re ready to take that big step and embark on a brick-and-mortar venture, or maybe you’re ready to expand your thriving brick-and-mortar business. If you’re looking to move into a commercial space or heavily renovate the space you’re in now, you’ll likely need a commercial real estate loan,...... Read More

How Your Small Business Could Be Saving More Money

Nearly every small business is subject to nonessential expenses that effectively make them less efficient and profitable. Some expenses may seem small, but they add up over time. Below are some tips in frugality that can have a positive impact on your bottom line. Rainy Day Savings It’s wise...... Read More

Could the SECURE Act Affect Your Retirement?

Congress has noticed that American workers generally don’t have enough saved for retirement and has decided to address the issue with the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement or SECURE Act, which aims to improve the nation’s retirement system. With bipartisan support the bill recently passed in the...... Read More

How to Ensure Your Company Maintains Good Bank Credit

Bank credit is the amount of funds a business can borrow from a bank. It’s a subset of business credit, which is the total amount of money a business can get from all different types of creditors, such as credit card companies, credit unions, leasing companies, and suppliers (called...... Read More

How to Put Your Tax Refund Toward Retirement

If you’re receiving a tax refund this year, cut the temptation for a spending spree and use that money in a way to help grow your nest egg for future years. It might not seem as glamorous as, say, splurging on an exotic getaway, but focusing on long-term strategies...... Read More

Small Businesses Should Avoid These Common Startup Mistakes

Nearly every entrepreneur will make mistakes when starting a business. Some mistakes are minor and can be chalked up to learning curves and trial-and-error, but some mistakes could have a long-term effect on your business. Here are some common startup mistakes to avoid when starting your small business. Skimping...... Read More

Figuring Out the New 199A Deduction

If section 199A is entirely new to you, don’t worry! The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a new document earlier this month that breaks down some of the new specifics around the rules created for section 199A. In short, this complex section refers to a part of the tax...... Read More

An IRS Revamp Could be in the Near Future

The House Ways and Means Committee recently passed the Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018 through the House. Within this legislation is a bill called Taxpayers First Act of 2018, which was devised to protect taxpayers from unfair practices as well as reform the IRS.  ...... Read More

An IRS Revamp Could be in the Near Future

The House Ways and Means Committee recently passed the Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018 through the House. Within this legislation is a bill called Taxpayers First Act of 2018, which was devised to protect taxpayers from unfair practices as well as reform the IRS. There...... Read More

It’s the Most Wonderful Time…To Review Business Expenses for Deductibility

As this year draws to a close, it’s wise to take the time to review your business expenses for deductibility in light of the changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which minimizes or omits many deductions. Below is an overview of these changes. While reviewing them,...... Read More
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