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Employee Recordkeeping Checklist

The U.S. Department of Labor requires you to keep records of the following information about each employee as long as he or she works for you. Read more

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Website Name Suggestion Generator

Need a great web address for your business? Simply enter in words below that describe your business, and we’ll return some suggestions you can choose from. Read more

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Questions Freelancers Should Ask a Tax Preparer

Are you a freelancer who doesn’t have or need a CPA but wants someone to do your taxes? Print out, and complete this checklist for each candidate you consider. Read more

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How to Calculate and Pay Estimated Taxes as a Sole Proprietor

If you run your business as a sole proprietor, you may need to pay estimated taxes to the IRS throughout the year. Read more

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Checklist for an Effective Sales Meeting

The more time your sales team spends in meetings, the less time they have available to actually sell. Read more

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What to Include in Your Operations Handbook

If you’re away from your business, your employees need to run the company without you. Your operations handbook should enable them to handle any situation that arises. Read more

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12-Month Profit and Loss Projection

Download this template to track your revenue and expenses so you can forecast your profits and losses for the next 12 months. Read more

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Business Plan Template for an Established Business

Download our free business plan template for your established business as a Word doc. Read more

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Determining Your Franchise Business Preferences

Thinking about your personal business preferences will help you to identify how various businesses will fit your own management style. Read more

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Questions to Ask Franchisees

Before purchasing a franchise, talking to a current franchise owner could help you decide whether to buy a franchise or not. Read more

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Questions to Ask Franchisors

Download this template for a list of questions you should ask a potential franchisor before entering into any kind of agreement. Read more

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