Cash is the lifeblood of any business. Far too many businesses, most owners do not adequately manage their cash flow. Trying to manage a business without properly controlling your cash flow is like fighting a rising tide. Even if your company earns a solid profit, you may have cash flow problems from time to time, especially true during the first few years of operation.
Get savvy about growing your cash flow by applying these five techniques to avoid entering the ranks of insolvent companies.
Moving a business to another state involves several decisions and steps. A business owner may relocate a business for various reasons, including increased real estate costs, business taxes, business regulations, changes in the target market, or even personal or family reasons. But relocating your residence from one state to another is much more complicated and difficult to determine what to do first because the steps needed for a successful move vary depending on your business structure.
Many entrepreneurs structure their business as an LLC because, like corporations, LLCs offer personal liability protection for their owners. But unlike corporations, LLCs are not legally required to adhere to many of the same corporate formalities required of corporations. Although the administrative requirements for an LLC are far less strict than for a corporation, you’ll still need to abide by some operational formalities if you want to maintain your personal liability protection.
Building a business from scratch can involve years of working long hours for little to no financial reward. In fact, whether your company can generate a profit or not, starting your own business can consume your life like few other activities. However, buying an existing business isn't without its own challenges. It'll also require hard work and sacrifice, and no matter how successful the company was under its former owner, there's no guarantee you will experience the same prosperity.
Taking a break from your business will not only help your business and employees, it will also help you mentally, physically, and/or spiritually. While it can be hard to leave your business that requires your daily attention, taking a break will benefit it in many ways. A retreat will help your employees gain great learning opportunities and helping you discover business ideas as well as connect with other entrepreneurs.
You might think your corporation and limited liability company (LLC) will protect your personal assets, that may not be the case if you aren’t careful in the way you’re running your business or handling finances. There are several circumstances that can lead you to be personally liable for corporate or LLC debt. Here are some things to consider if are thinking of incorporating or already own a corporation or LLC.
One of the commonly made mistake for most new business owners is not having a solid legal foundation. To make sure your startup is protected, you must have a set of key legal agreements in place. These agreements will help you and your company stay strong through unforeseen situations and circumstances. Read what those 4 core legal documents are.
With the changes in the tax laws, it is very important that you are taking full advantage or are aware of the ways these changes can impact your business. Here are the major changes in the tax laws that can affect your business, be sure you understand them and are using them to help your business. You also want to be aware of the changes so your business is not being negatively impacted.
If you want your company to succeed, you will first need to make sure your employees are happy and healthy. By offering your employees simple benefits such as access to gym and healthier eating options, their productivity will increase significantly. As you do your best to make sure your employees are doing well, your employees in return will make sure they are doing their best for the company. Here are some ways to motivate your employees.