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Choosing a Business Entity: C-Corporation

By | November 11th, 2015|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , |

This is an excerpt from a presentation I give to college students and to prospective entrepreneurs about types of business entities. A college professor (who’s also an attorney) told me that my presentation on this subject is the best, clearest and most-concise overview of the topic that she’s ever seen. I’m flattered by the compliment, and [...]

Choosing a Business Entity: What is Basis?

By | September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , |

What is basis? Basis in a business can be thought of as a person's stake in that business.

Choosing a Business Entity: Sole Proprietor

By | June 26th, 2015|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , |

A discussion of the sole proprietor business entity.

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Financing a Small Business, Part 5 of 5: Know When to Keep Quiet With the Banker

By | March 26th, 2015|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , |

When financing a small business, practicing the art of silence when dealing with bankers is important.

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Financing a Small Business, Part 4 of 5: Don’t Spend Money Just to Get Tax Deductions

By | March 16th, 2015|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , , , |

When financing a small business, it's bad planning to do something just because it's tax deductible

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