Over 1,000 small businesses entered the American Small Business Championship to get personalized business training and a chance to win one of three $15,000 grand prizes. After judging and voting ended, 102 small businesses representing all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C. won. Meet some of the winners.
Are you the proud owner of a family-owned company? From succession planning to company culture, these family business tips and insights, based on stats from SCORE’s latest business infographic, will help you build a roadmap to success and increase the chance of transitioning into the next generation.
Business owners are often stuck in the “work until you drop” model and cannot think about how to grow their businesses. Here are four common barriers that hold small business owners back from scaling their fledgling companies.
Back taxes can have serious consequences for a small business. They accrue interest and penalties, so your tax debt can quickly snowball. The IRS will hold any tax refund your business is entitled to until the past-due taxes are paid.
Although the ongoing efforts of Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has cast doubt on the controversial law’s future, the IRS’ stance is clear. At the close of 2017, the Affordable Care Act still stands – and the IRS has sophisticated support systems in place to fully enforce it.
2017 has come and gone, and I’ll bet you’re already forging onward into 2018 with much to do and many goals to reach. Whether you’re working on launching a company or running an existing business, there never seem to be enough hours in the day.
Marketing is the lifeblood of every small business, and it’s a facet of your business you need to continuously stay on top of. What worked for you in 2017 will not necessarily get the same results in 2018.
Small business owners are overwhelmingly optimistic: 69 percent of respondents reported feeling optimistic about the next six months for their company.