Small Business Operations & Success

    A successful business owner knows how to wear many hats. From accounting to marketing to supply chain management, here's what you need to know to successfully run your business.
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    A Guide to Trade Secret Protection
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    How Much Does Renter's Insurance Cost?
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    Choose the Best Direct Mailing Service for Your Nonprofit
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    Should Your Company Create a Captive Insurer?
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    How to Set up Your Business as a Separate Entity
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    Best Places to Live In a Future Troubled by Climate Change
    What is a Consent Decree? How Does it Work?
    How a Consent Decree Works and When It's Used
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    What Types of Crop Insurance Can You Buy?
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    What Is Cross Elasticity of Demand?
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    Can You Cut Down a Neighbor's Tree Branches on Your Property?
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    What Are the Largest Third-Party Administrators?
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    SMB Expert Answers Questions on Managing a Small Business During COVID-19
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    The 7 Best Shipping Companies for Small Business of 2021
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    Best Property Management Companies in 2021
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    The Best Construction Scheduling Software for 2021
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    The Best Inventory Management Software for 2021
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    How Can I Create a Business Bank Account?
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    Best Business Card Printing Services of 2021
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    How a Business Restructures After Bankruptcy
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    The 9 Best Translation Services of 2021
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    The Best Appointment Scheduling Software for Small Businesses for 2021
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    Best Commercial Truck Insurance of 2021
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    The 6 Best Medical Billing Companies of 2021
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    What Are Step Costs?
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    Before You Give a Lie Detector Test to an Employee, Know the Law
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    How to Deal With Pay, Tax, and Work Laws for Remote Employees
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    What Is Form 1099-NEC?
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    How To Create a Strong Succession Plan for Your Business
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    When Should I Settle Out of Court?
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    How To Take Airbnb Tax Deductions as a Host
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    Whistleblower Laws Explained
    A Guide to Nonprofit Accounting
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    How To Get a Qualified Business Income Deduction
    Business Tax Filing Questions
    What are the Tax and Liability Benefits of These Business Types?
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    What To Expect From a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
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    How Much Does a Trademark Cost?
    All About Registered Patent Agents
    How Much Does a Patent Cost?
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    What Is an Assignment of Contract?
    Who Owns Employee Work?
    What Should Be Included in a Work for Hire Agreement?
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    What Is the ABC Test?
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    How To Choose a Collection Agency for Your Small Business
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    What Is a Fiduciary?
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    Can Your Small Business Get a Tax Refund?
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    Confession of Judgment in a Business Loan? Stop Before You Sign!
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    Can My Small Business Benefit from the Trump Tax Cuts?
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    How To Make A Change In Business Ownership
    Types of Damages in Lawsuits
    Types of Damages in Lawsuits
    Tips for Writing a Demand Letter
    How to Write a Demand Letter When You Have Been Harmed
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    Want to Sue Someone? Here's What You Need to Know
    SIC Codes and NAICS Codes Explained
    What's the Difference Between SIC and NAICS Codes?
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    Overview of 'Trust Fund' Taxes
    What Makes a Contract Unenforceable
    How to Avoid Making an Unenforceable Contract
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    3 Examples of How Indirect Taxes Affect Consumers
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    How to Create a Corporate Resolution - What to Include
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    A New Business Tax Credit for Paying Coronavirus-Related Sick Leave
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    Income Withholding Orders—What Employers Need to Know
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    What Is Specific Performance?
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    Regulations for Tips—What Employers Need to Know
    Business Owners Agreement
    What Is a Principal-Agent Relationship?
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    What Does a Managing Partner Do in a Business Partnership?