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Get Your Website Ready for the Holiday Shopping Season The holiday season is upon us and with it the frenzy and joy of holiday profits. According to eMarketer, U.S. retail ecommerce sales will grow more than 15 percent this year to $61.8 billion, up from $53.7 billion in the 2012 holiday season and $46.6 billion in the 2011 holiday season. Are you... View
What Will It Cost To Start My Business? Startup Expenses Template Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this pitfall is to adopt a rigorous approach to your research and planning. This startup expenses worksheet will lead you... View
Religious Nonprofit Organizations and Churches Religious nonprofit organizations are created at the state level like any other nonprofit; the difference being that they are formed for religious purposes. Generally, religious nonprofits are exempt from certain taxes—such as the income tax—and most religious organizations can file... View
Cash Flow: The New Financial Reality As a retailer, what is more important to you, profits or cash flow? The initial response from most merchants posed that question is: “Profits, of course!” View
Do-It-Yourself Checklist to Incorporate Your Business A step-by-step checklist to incorporate your business—yourself  Below, you’ll find a simple checklist with step-by-step instructions to help explain how to incorporate your business—yourself. Take a look: View
Initial Requirements after Forming Your Corporation or LLC After you’ve filed formation documents to create your business (i.e. Articles of Incorporation, Articles of Organization) and have gotten your paperwork back from the state, you’re ready to open your doors, right? Now what?  View
Checklist: How to Incorporate a Sole Proprietorship One of the most common business structures used to start a business is the sole proprietorship. But sole proprietorships/Doing Business As (DBAs) aren’t popular because they’re essential or even helpful—it’s because they’re simple to form. There’s no formal... View