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3 Financial Reports Every Small Business Owner Should Understand

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November 2, 2020

After setting financial goals and a budget for your small business, it's crucial to monitor how well your company is performing. Is it on track to achieving its revenue and profitability goals? Is it controlling its costs?

Even if you’ve contracted the help of an accountant, it’s helpful to develop your understanding of your business’s financial affairs. One way to accomplish that is to become familiar with and regularly review the following reports.

● Profit and Loss Statement
● Balance Sheet
● Cash Flow Statement

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Self-Employment Tax 101 for Small Business Owners

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November 2, 2020

When you’ve made the transition from someone else’s employee to being your own boss, you gain the autonomy to create your own professional path. You get additional responsibilities, as well—including paying self-employment tax.

Self-employed individuals are required to not only directly submit the income tax they owe to the federal, state, and local governments, they must also remit self-employment tax to the IRS.

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Philadelphia Opportunity Zones

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The City of Philadelphia invites and encourages you to be part of its continued evolution, history, and prosperity by investing in our federal opportunity zones. We are seeking... Read more

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How Non-Tech Savvy Small Businesses Can Use Google Analytics to Improve Their Marketing

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September 11, 2020

Google Analytics is one of the most important tools for measuring the effectiveness of your marketing. Even non-tech savvy business owners should be using Google Analytics to make better marketing decisions. Here’s how.

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How to Find the Right Accountant for Your Small Business

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September 11, 2020

Finding the right accountant for your small business is an important decision that deserves careful consideration. Here’s how to find an experienced, qualified accountant who understands your business.

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Two Simple Tips to Improve Your Website’s Visitor Experience

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August 15, 2020

Creating a new website for your business is a big undertaking. It can take months to design, code, write and launch a professional site. And, that’s not to mention the maintenance of your website once it’s launched and the ongoing SEO, or search engine optimization, that must be in play to make your website discoverable online.

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Three Basic Financial Documents Your Business Can’t Ignore

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August 15, 2020

Making time to manage your business’ financials can be hard for many small business owners. But, there are three financial documents you can’t ignore: the balance sheet, the P&L and the cash flow statement.

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Three Things Small Business Owners Should Understand Before Hiring a Search Engine Optimization Expert

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August 2, 2020

A website is a critical sales and marketing tool for just about every business. It’s a hub for product information, a conversion point for capturing leads, the holding place for marketing materials and company news, and many times serves as your potential customer’s first impression of your business.

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Recordkeeping 101: Information Your Small Business Needs to Maintain

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August 1, 2020

Thorough recordkeeping is a critical part of running a successful business. Here is a list of the essential records all smallbusiness owners should maintain and some of the best tools out there to store your records andstay organized.

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Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification

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Many federal, state, and local government agencies have special programs established to provide contracts for businesses certified as one of the following:Minority Business... Read more

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COVID-19 Resources

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The following links provide access to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) resources and information: Read more

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Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)

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The Free Library of Philadelphia's Business Resource... Read more

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