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Only One Part-Time Employee? Maybe Consider Subcontracting Instead

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Sometimes, it's better to use an outside staffing agency for people you already want to hire Often it costs the same and can save a manager time by hiring a person through a staffing agency (even when you have a person you want to hire) than it is to hire them Read More

Discount For Quickbooks Online Subscription

Everyone loves a bargain, and that's especially so for business software. Every dollar a business saves is a dollar that goes straight to the bottom line. QuickBooks is the most popular small business accounting software we know of and by using our buying power and relationship Read More

How to Start an LLC In Wisconsin

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If you're a new business owner looking for the protection a Limited Liability Company LLC entity may provide, albeit don't want to pay someone else to create one for you, the following instructions will show you step by step how to get started, and lead you all the way to the Read More

Your Form 1099 is Wrong – How to Challenge and Notify The IRS

How to challenge and correct an error on a 1099 tax form If you receive income other than W-2 wages from your job, you’ll receive a 1099 form at the end of the year. Companies and people who pay you report income you receive to the Internal Revenue Service and to you Read More

Free Online Accounting Software For Your Business

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  One of the many wonderful things offered online is free software. Everything from word processing to the software that powers this website. For businesses, there has never been a time where owners can be more productive for less money than today. One powerful business Read More

Get an Unemployment Insurance Account Number (UIAN) in Minnesota

According to Minnesota's Unemployment Insurance Program's website, If you want to hire employees, and as part of a workers' compensation policy, Minnesota employers are required to register and receive an unemployment insurance account number (UIAN). Unemployment Read More

Unemployment Insurance Requirements for Wisconsin – UIAN

For many employers in Wisconsin, receiving an Unemployment Insurance Account Number from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is a requirement. The rules and laws change from time-to-time, so make sure you check with the state before making a determination if you as an Read More

Keep Your Business/Tax Related Receipts Even If You Don’t Want To

Keeping some tax related receipts forever is becoming the norm. Back in 1913, after the ratification of the Sixteenth Amendment (we have President Wilson to thank), few could have imagined how intrusive income taxes would become into our everyday lives. Now, you can consider Read More

Income Tax Options for Your Limited Liability Company – LLC

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LLC owners have four distinct tax options for their LLCs. Knowing which road to take may have a huge impact on your income tax liability. LLCs are definitely the rage. My majority of my business insurance clients in Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin are using a Limited Read More