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Small Business Financing 101: Small Business Grants

Too many people tell small business owners that they can't attain grants. But the truth is that there are quite …

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How to Set the Right Prices for Your Products and Services

The formula to set prices is easy. First, sum up your costs per unit. Then, add a reasonable profit margin. …

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Which Business Expenses Are Deductible?

One of the easiest ways to save your business money is to reduce your income tax bill. Doing this means …

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How to Use Loans and Lines of Credit to Help Your Business Grow

After covering startup costs, many owners struggle to find the capital they need to go after new opportunities or invest …

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When Do I Need a Tax Attorney?

Is your business facing tax challenges? Are you working through an audit? Are you up against some complexities in determining …

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Thinking of Hiring an Accountant? Start Here.

Every business has accounting needs. There are financial standards, valuations, and tax concerns to keep up with and work through. …

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Understanding Small Business Income Tax

When you chose a legal structure for your business, your selected impacted the taxes you’ll pay for your business’s activities. …

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Small Business Financing 101: Term Loans

Loans are one of the most common sources of capital for small business startups. For your venture, you might consider …

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Small Business Financing 101: SBA Loans

SBA loans are one of the most commonly used ways to cover early-phase costs. Named after the Small Business Administration …

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Boost your business's credit score.

Creditors want to know your business's debt story. Your credit utilization, on-time payment history, instances of default, and credit trends indicate the likelihood you'll repay any loans or lines of credit you're offered, and they influence how much—and at what rate—a lender is willing to provide your business at a given time. 

Every business can benefit from credit-boosting strategies, even those with substantial cash reserves. Learn about the steps you can take in our guide to business credit.

Learn what you can deduct.

Expenses can pile up quickly, reducing the capital you have on hand to invest in inventory, equipment, and opportunities for growth. One of the easiest ways to save money is to take steps to reduce your income tax bill. You can do this by ensuring you are claiming every tax deduction that applies to your business? 

Ready to get started? Read our guide below for some simple tips.

Borrow for growth.

Businesses like yours often need an infusion of cash to expand, pivot, and pursue big opportunities. Loans and lines are credit are two of the easiest to access forms of capital you might consider. In our guide to using loans and lines of credit to help your business grow, you'll learn the options that are available to you, how you might qualify, and how to determine whether these options should be considered to help you achieve your goals.