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Meet Ross Blankenship, Managing Partner & CEO at Angel Kings
25Aug
Meet Ross Blankenship, Managing Partner & CEO at Angel Kings
Ross D. Blankenship is an expert venture capitalist, 6x best-selling author on investing, and angel investor in America's top startups.
Do All Businesses Need to File a Federal Tax Return?
27Jul
Do All Businesses Need to File a Federal Tax Return?
They say “in this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.” Well, we’re not sure if we hate or love to break it to you, but it turns out the latter is not as certain as the former, at least when it comes to business taxes.
A Beginner’s Guide to Small Business Tax Deductions
20Jul
A Beginner’s Guide to Small Business Tax Deductions
Whether on an individual level or as a business owner, every living, breathing citizen or resident of the United States of America has some familiarity with federal and state taxes. The mission of the Internal Revenue Service is to "provide America's taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all.
Move Over April, Why July is a “Sales Tax Perfect Storm”
7Jul
Move Over April, Why July is a “Sales Tax Perfect Storm”
Business owners are often surprised to hear that January and July are the two busiest sales tax months. Most Americans think “tax deadline,” and their minds immediately jump to the March and April income tax deadlines.
What Your Budget Says About Your Business’s Priorities
30Jun
What Your Budget Says About Your Business’s Priorities
When it comes to conveying what your company is passionate about, many business owners start by putting pen to paper and writing out their mission statement. Obviously, this is important.
4 Tactics You Should Steal to Run a More Efficient Business
22Jun
4 Tactics You Should Steal to Run a More Efficient Business
The startup model has its flaws—instability, naiveté, long hours—making startups one of the last places one would think to look for an example of high-functioning business operations.
The Startup Productivity Stack: 100+ Tools For Getting More Done
13Jun
The Startup Productivity Stack: 100+ Tools For Getting More Done
If you run a startup or other business in the midst of growth, you picked a hell of a time to embark on your entrepreneurial journey.
Ways to Keep a Positive Cashflow Running for Your Startup
9Jun
Ways to Keep a Positive Cashflow Running for Your Startup
For a startup to survive and succeed, it needs to manage cash flow with utmost care and skill. Founders and business owners often find it challenging to maintain a steady handle on their burn rate, and this has become a common reason for many startup failures.
When are Business Taxes Due in 2018? Every Date You Need to File Your 2017 Tax Return
2Jun
When are Business Taxes Due in 2018? Every Date You Need to File Your 2017 Tax Return
There are two reliable tactics to avoiding tax penalties: having a stable year-round accounting system and being on time.
Tax Consequences to Avoid When Converting from LLC to C Corp
26May
Tax Consequences to Avoid When Converting from LLC to C Corp
This can make a lot of sense if you are the single owner of a company or if you only have a few partners. Operating as an LLC gives business owners flexibility.
7 Ways Small Business Owners Can Build Financial Confidence
19May
7 Ways Small Business Owners Can Build Financial Confidence
We recently explored what it means to have "financial confidence" or the knowledge and faith that your business is meeting its fiscal objectives, and the sense of certainty imparted by a robust and accessible set of bookkeeping data.
Need To Finance a Startup? Start By Building Up Your Credit
12May
Need To Finance a Startup? Start By Building Up Your Credit
Nothing is more frustrating than knowing you’ve got a million dollar idea and no money to put into it. But this is a common situation.
5 Accounting Problems That Can Sink Your Funding Round
5May
5 Accounting Problems That Can Sink Your Funding Round
You’re a startup CEO. You’re running your business fast and lean. Getting your company’s financials cleaned up and organized is on your to-do list, but so are a thousand other things. You’ll get around to it—just as soon as you secure the loan that will help you scale u
How Receipt Matching Can Make Your Life Easier
28Apr
How Receipt Matching Can Make Your Life Easier
Over the course of your life, you’ve probably known someone who holds on to all their receipts, no matter how old or trivial those receipts may seem.
What eCommerce Sellers Should Know About Shipping Sales Tax
21Apr
What eCommerce Sellers Should Know About Shipping Sales Tax
If you run an eCommerce business, you’re quite familiar with shipping products.