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10 Best States for Starting a Small Business in 2021

This is the year. This is the year you’ll stop talking about starting a business and actually launch one. And to that we say, congratulations! You’ve made the first step towards turning your dream into a reality.   If you’re like most first-time entrepreneurs, you’re probably terrified right now. Terrified of failure. Terrified of losing all…

A Case for Keeping Your Small Business Small

As Americans, we tend to favor large sizes—whether that be houses, meals, or vehicles. But when it comes to running a business, there’s actually a pretty compelling case for keeping your operations small. Now don’t go thinking that a small business equates to small earnings. No, no, no. Get that association out of your head…

You May Be Overpaying on Amazon Sales Tax

Can you imagine overpaying on Amazon sales tax to the tune of $500,000? As crazy as it sounds, it actually happened. And we know because we were the ones who caught the mistake! This particular seller—who was NOT a tax client of ours during this time period—had fallen behind on their bookkeeping and hired us…

How to Cope with a Failed Business

To say that COVID-19 devastated the U.S. economy is an understatement. According to Yelp’s Local Economic Impact Report, nearly 100,000 American businesses that temporarily shut down due to the pandemic are now permanently shuttered. That’s a lot of broken dreams. That’s a lot of lost money. And that’s a lot of people who are desperately…

The Amazon Seller’s Guide to Getting Reviews in 2021

Did you know that 92.4% of consumers are more likely to purchase a product if they can read a credible review of it first? It’s statistics like these that illustrate just how important product reviews are. And yet, customer reviews are not easy to obtain—particularly for Amazon sellers.  According to LandingCube.com, the average review rate…

PPP Round 2: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re a small business owner struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic, hang tight because help is on the way. The U.S. Treasury and Small Business Administration (SBA) have reopened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), but with some notable differences this time.  Officials have introduced new terms and conditions that are designed to quell…