Incorporating is essential to the success of any business. Learn the advantages of incorporation and 5 reasons why you need to incorporate your business.
If you are running a business, contracts are an essential tool to understand the duties involved from each party. Contracts are needed to level expectations, state the deliverables, and specify each of the parties’ responsibilities. It is also a means to control your costs as the business owner. But whether you are using contracts for your service business, for your suppliers or advertisers, the key question remains: Do you update your contracts?
One of the common questions of many small business owners — especially those running a service-oriented business such as plumbing, cleaning, landscaping — is whether they need to be bonded. Is insurance enough? Why do they need to get bonded? I’ve invited Kevin Kaiser, a small business compliance expert at nationwide bonding agency SuretyBonds.com to shed light on what is a surety bond, and why your small business needs to be bonded.
One of the important questions when starting a business is finding the right legal structure for that business — and understanding the tax implications of that legal structure. Here is one question from one of our readers sent via our Consult Your Guides service: Q. I have three small business operating as corporations and my […]
In some instances, a business you want to start can only be achieved if you partner with someone else. It can be because you need more capital to augment your resources, or you need someone with capital while you provide the knowhow and skillset. Sometimes, the right partner can round up all the necessary elements […]