Hi! I'm Dane Carlson, and welcome to the Business Opportunities Weblog. I've been publishing this website, by myself, and sometimes with the help of others for over twelve years now. You'll notice two things about this site right away:
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Law & Entrepreneurship News: “Related to my two earlier posts regarding the IRS’s case against John Menard for taxes and penalties owed because he payed himself a salary that the IRS considered so high that much of it was actually a dividend (thus making the corporation as well as the individual taxable), the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a story describing the tax troubles entrepreneurs can find themselves in if they pay themselves too much or too little, and ways to avoid such problems.”
What is unusual about Moeser’s effort is that his start-up company, Dedicated Devices Inc., is based in a suburb of Boise, Idaho, in a sparsely populated northwestern state best known for its potatoes.
First decide what business format you will use – sole proprietor (just you), partnership, LLC, corporation, trust, etc.
BBC News: “Liz O’Hanlon always felt like a fish out of water at work.
Entrepreneur examines several late blooming entrepreneurs who purchased franchises after 50: “Don’t assume 50-year-olds are past their primeómany are finding that the years after 50 are a perfect time to start a business, and buying a franchise is a great way to do that.
→ redrobin.com It was 1969, the year of Woodstock, “Buzz” Aldrin’s walk on the moon, and Red Robin “America’s Gourmet Burgers and Spirits” was born in Seattle, Washington.
Business Opportunities Handbook: “From rental and leasing agencies to products, services and repairs, the automotive industry has long been one of the most fruitful sources of business opportunities.
Manufacturers’ reps–sometimes called sales reps, sales agents or even brokers–are long-term independent marketing professionals.
NFIB: “Weekend warriors almost always find greatest success when their second business is one they love or have special aptitude for.