Small businesses make the largest portion of enterprises in the business sector. Small businesses can expect the coming year to be a fruitful year based on economic and financial outlook. Small enterprises are likely to encounter growth in sales due a positive consumer and business confidence.
Most business sectors will find growth in the form of new investments as GDP is expected to rise and a positive activity outlook is expected.… Read more >
2015 may prove a good year for small us based businesses. Major forecasts of economic indicators are pointing towards sales and profit growth in small businesses. After the slow growth in the fourth quarter of this year, there is a good chance of economic development in 2015.
Although the interest rates are bound to increase the next year, which may have a depressive effect on the GDP, it is predicted to rise by 3% due more sales and increased spending by consumers.… Read more >
All small business owners knows that a day will come when they are ready to retire or move away from running the business full-time. However, that doesn’t mean you want your business to retire with you, particularly after you’ve put so much energy into making it a success. If you want to make sure your business continues to grow even when you step away from the day-to-day grind, here’s how to identify and train someone who you believe will be a competent successor.… Read more >
Tax rates have gone up significantly.
THE TOP INCOME TAX RATE as well as the top short term capital gains rate WENT FROM 35% IN 2013 TO 39.6% IN 2014 – AN INCREASE OF 13.14%. The LONG TERM capital GAINS rate WENT UP FROM 15% TO 20% – A 33% INCREASE .
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Technique #1: Make and use lists. There is not a single time management discipline or system on earth that doesn’t revolve around making and using lists. You cannot carry it all in your head. For years, I’ve operated with four basic lists:
1. My Schedule. This is for the entire year, day by day.… Read more >