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The Small Business Survival Guide, 3rd Ed. (The Small Business Sourcebooks)
FleuryThe Small Business Survival Guide has improved the navigational skills of many small businesses, and it can do the same for you. It combines taxes, accounting, profitability analysis, cash management and risk management into a practical, easily understood presentation. Using the innovative concept of "No-Entry Accounting," you will learn how to effectively and economically prepare for taxes, anticipate financial needs and understand that gray area between you and your accountant. --Avoid "cash traps" that cause businesses to fail--Simplify your record-keeping--Interpret your financial information accurately--Plan for payroll and payroll tax filings--Learn how to value your business
Small Time Operator: How to Start Your Own Business, Keep Your Books, Pay Your Taxes, and Stay Out of Trouble!
Bernard B. KamoroffWritten for small businesses, self-employed individuals, employers, professionals, independent contractors, home businesses, and Internet businesses, Small Time Operator is the most popular business start-up guide ever. In clear, easy to understand language, the author covers: getting permits and licenses; how to finance a business; finding the right business location; creating and using a business plan; choosing and protecting a business name; deciding whether to incorporate; establishing a complete bookkeeping system; hiring employees; federal, state and local taxes; buying a business or franchise; dealing with - and avoiding - the IRS; doing business on the Internet; insurance, contracts, pricing, trademarks, patents, and much more.
Building a Profitable Online Accounting Practice
Jack FoxThe first complete guide to taking advantage of the huge and growing market for Internet accounting services for small businessesThe Internet provides accountants with exciting new opportunities for expanding their practices by affording them unprecedented access to the huge small business market. The first comprehensive book on the subject, this book describes proven strategies for creating a thriving virtual accounting practice. Expert Jack Fox presents in-depth coverage of the various accounting and consulting services that accountants can offer to small business owners via the Internet. He describes successful techniques for identifying potential clients and packaging and marketing services, and arms readers with a complement of valuable tools for helping them get started in virtual accounting, including detailed business plans, numerous tables, forms, checklists, and connections with leading virtual accounting service providers.
How to Open your own in-home bookkeeping service 2nd edition
Julie Mucha-aydlottHow to Open your In Home Bookkeeping Service 2nd Edition has been the best kept secret on opening your own successful bookkeeping or accounting business. It has time and time again filled the gap for many entrepreneurs who wanted to go out on their own, but didn't know where to start. Not only does is have the Authors honest approach to self employment, it also includes the many responsibilities that the bookkeeper or accountant will have. This book includes Where to begin, what Bookkeeping and Accounting Services to offer. What the going hourly rates are for a bookkeeping business. A Step-by-Step guide on how to create Weekly, Monthly or Annual accounting. Information on Preparing Taxes, Estimating Taxes and Depreciation. A special Chapter on Common Questions, Educational Requirements, Mistakes to Avoid and Problem clients. It also includes a CD filled with Forms and Spreadsheets to start your business and use for your clients. Of course the best kept secret of them all, the most affective marketing ideas and How to get Clients!
Small Business Desk Reference
A must-have for all small business owners. Whether someone is starting a business for the first time or the fiftieth, this book provides more knowledge and know-how than any other resource. With information on buying a business or franchise, writing a business plan, handling finances, accounting, legal issues, personnel, operations, marketing, sales, customer service, taxes, insurance and ethics, this comprehensive volume can’t be beat. Coverage includes: • Information on home offices, profits, loss, reinvesting, and planning the next steps • Supplemental materials on start-ups for restaurants, property management, retail, consulting, and service businesses • Beats the competition in coverage—and a better value • Authors of each section are top experts in their fields • Detailed index helps readers find information fast, along with a complete glossary, forms, and a contract primer
Small Business Survival Guide: Starting, Protecting, And Securing Your Business for Long-Term Success
Cliff EnnicoEntrepreneurship has become the "American Dream" of the new millennium. However, most small businesses go under within their first two years and only 1 in 10 make it ten years. Even the smartest small business owner, can quickly find themselves awash in a sea of debt, taxes, unscrupulous competitors, and greedy lawyers and accountants. What’s more, legal remedies are seldom effective in fending off these small business piranhas—and they are often only useful AFTER the damage has been done. If you’re one of the 30 million Americans who is either currently running or hoping to start a small business, you need to protect yourself before you take the plunge. The Small Business Survival Guide is the first book to provide effective and affordable strategies for coping with small business predators—and safeguarding your assets, ideas, and success. "Cliff Ennico's practical, inspirational and humorous advice is essential for anyone thinking about starting a business or struggling to revitalize one." --- Jane Applegate, noted small business expert and author of The Entrepreneur's Desk Reference "This book is a must read for anyone with a desire to be their own boss. If you’re already running a small business it’s a book you’ll wish you had read sooner! This book provides sage advice peppered with unique humor that is sure to engage every reader." --Susan Wilson Solovic, CEO, Small Business Television Network, SBTV.com "It IS a jungle out there! The Small Business Survival Guide will help steer you past the problems and challenges of running a small business and lead you to entrepreneurial success." --Rieva Lesonsky, Editorial Director, Entrepreneur Magazine
Small Business Survival Guide: Starting, Protecting, And Securing Your Business for Long-Term Success
Cliff EnnicoEntrepreneurship has become the "American Dream" of the new millennium. However, most small businesses go under within their first two years and only 1 in 10 make it ten years. Even the smartest small business owner, can quickly find themselves awash in a sea of debt, taxes, unscrupulous competitors, and greedy lawyers and accountants. What’s more, legal remedies are seldom effective in fending off these small business piranhas—and they are often only useful AFTER the damage has been done. If you’re one of the 30 million Americans who is either currently running or hoping to start a small business, you need to protect yourself before you take the plunge. The Small Business Survival Guide is the first book to provide effective and affordable strategies for coping with small business predators—and safeguarding your assets, ideas, and success. "Cliff Ennico's practical, inspirational and humorous advice is essential for anyone thinking about starting a business or struggling to revitalize one." --- Jane Applegate, noted small business expert and author of The Entrepreneur's Desk Reference "This book is a must read for anyone with a desire to be their own boss. If you’re already running a small business it’s a book you’ll wish you had read sooner! This book provides sage advice peppered with unique humor that is sure to engage every reader." --Susan Wilson Solovic, CEO, Small Business Television Network, SBTV.com "It IS a jungle out there! The Small Business Survival Guide will help steer you past the problems and challenges of running a small business and lead you to entrepreneurial success." --Rieva Lesonsky, Editorial Director, Entrepreneur Magazine
Customer Service For Dummies
Karen Leland and Keith BaileyCustomer Service For Dummies, Third Edition integrates the unbeatable information from Customer Service For Dummies and Online Customer Service For Dummies to form an all-in-one guide to customer loyalty for large and small businesses alike. The book covers the fundamentals of service selling and presents up-to-date advice on such fundamentals as help desks, call centers, and IT departments. Plus, it shows readers how to take stock of their customer service strengths and weaknesses, create useful customer surveys, and learn from the successes and failures of businesses just like theirs.Karen Leland and Keith Bailey (Sausalito, CA) are cofounders of Sterling Consulting Group, an international consulting firm specializing in quality service consulting and training for such clients as Oracle, IBM, Avis, and Lucent.
JK Lasser's Small Business Taxes: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line, 2005 Edition
Barbara WeltmanPrepare to save when you plan with J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes, 2005 EditionAs a small business owner, the day-to-day responsibilities of keeping your company up and running may consume a majority of your time. And unless you're a tax expert, you might not realize all the ways a small business can benefit from both new and current tax laws. But with the 2005 Edition of J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes as your guide, you don't have to be a tax expert to save on taxes and reduce tax liability—all you have to do is follow the proven tax guidance and practical strategies within these pages.J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes, 2005 Edition gives you a complete overview of small business tax planning in an accessible and friendly manner. Focusing on strategies that help you use deductions effectively, shield business income, and maximize other aspects of small business taxes, this invaluable book will show you how your actions in business today can affect your bottom line from a tax perspective tomorrow. In this volume you'll find: Planning strategies that can help you run a tax-smart business all year long Detailed coverage of new tax laws and IRS rules, including Health Savings Accounts Clear instructions on where to report income and claim deductions on your tax forms Comprehensive information on each deductible expense, including dollar limits and record-keeping requirements Help with state taxes and a guide to information returns you may need to file Sample forms and checklists to help you prepare for tax time
The Small Business Valuation Book: Easy-to-Use Techniques That Will Help You Determine a fair price, Negotiate Terms, Minimize taxes
Lawrence W TullerHow much a small business is worth can be difficult to determine, but when a business is about to change hands, a fair and objective valuation is crucial to the sale. This book is an invaluable resource for business owners or buyers looking for accurate small business appraisals. This completely revised and updated book outlines the major valuation methods, including discounted cash flow, excess earnings, asset value, and income capitalization. This edition includes completely new material on the following topics: exploring the 8 myths of business valuations; using the Internet for research; and advice on startups and first generation service businesses. With this book, appraising a business has never been easier?or more accurate!