Business Management

Learn all the ways you can take your business to the next level, whether you're in year one or year 10. Get advice on how to run and grow your business-and even what to do when you're ready to move on.

How to Start a Business: Opening a Restaurant

Yes, location is important when opening a restaurant, but location by itself won't make or break you. What will? Not knowing these key pieces of…

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10 Key Tax Deductions for Your Small Business

Own a small business? You may benefit from utilizing these 10 deductions to lower your taxable income. Key deductions include those for home office…

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Can an S Corp Own an LLC?

Given the differences between S corporations and LLCs, there may be some situations where it might be beneficial to have an S corporation own an LLC…

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Is a Partner in an LLC an Employee?

A partner in an LLC is generally not considered an employee, but members can be employees through an employment agreement that lists them as…

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Good Standing: How to Avoid Penalties and Help Your Company Grow

Keeping your company in good standing with authorities is as important to its success as founding it in the first place.

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Can a Revocable Trust be a Sole Member of an LLC?

To pass your property on to beneficiaries cost-effectively when you die, consider combining a revocable trust with an LLC. It's surprisingly simple.

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Big Tax Breaks for Small Businesses

Reduce your tax obligation by taking advantage of the many small business tax breaks now available because of tax code changes.

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Intellectual Property Tips for E-tailers

With nearly $200 billion in reported sales in 2011, e-commerce sales are expected to continue to grow over the next several years. In 2012, e-…

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Employment Confidentiality And Non-Disclosure Agreement - How to Guide

1. Overview Almost all businesses have confidential and private information, from product plans and customer lists to software and blueprints. In…

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How to Dissolve an LLC in California

Not all business ideas lead to success. Once you've made the decision to dissolve—or cancel—a California LLC, you'll want to get two things right:…

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