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How to Help Your Employees Return to Work

As a business owner, your employees are important to you. Making sure they’re taken care of, especially if they’ve needed to take time off from work for an injury or illness, should be a top priority. Related: 5 Workplace Safety Tips for Small Businesses and Startups If one of your employees files a workers’ compensation claim after an incident at work, it’s important to support... Read Article

Is Auto Insurance Tax Deductible? It Depends

Tax deductions are a way to lower your taxable income, so you can decrease the amount of taxes that you owe the government. Thinking about the different IRS-approved deductions as you prepare your tax returns may lead you to wonder: Is auto insurance tax deductible? The answer depends on how you use the car and other factors. For specific questions about your own taxes, consult... Read Article

Why You Need a Business Mentor

In business, as in life, it always helps to get advice from someone who’s been there before. But while you may have asked a friend to share their wisdom when it comes to parenting or personal finance, it’s less common for entrepreneurs to seek out advice on managing their business.  That’s where a business mentor comes in.  Finding a trusted adviser to share wisdom and... Read Article

The Do’s and Don’ts of Employee Performance Reviews (Webinar)

But I thought I was doing so well! I’ve been here for 30 years. You’re just telling me this now? Susan comes in late every day, and she’s never been written up. What gives? Let’s face it: If you’re business owner or a manager, employee performance appraisals can be uncomfortable. No one likes a “surprise” evaluation that they’re not performing well. What’s more, if you... Read Article

11 Tips for Setting Up a Home-Based Business Office

Home-based businesses are on the rise. According to research done by IncFile, a small business start-up firm based out of Houston, Texas, it’s estimated that there are 38 million home-based businesses that generate $427 billion a year in the United States. Of those businesses, 20 percent of them bring in $100-500k per year. Big or small, home-based businesses all share one common challenge: Setting up... Read Article