In my previous post, I discussed end of the year compliance activities for small businesses. Running a nonprofit is a different animal altogether. Typically, nonprofit organizations have many more ongoing responsibilities.
Failure to keep up with compliance activities can … Read more
During the last blog entry, I discussed the first two issues that employers are likely to face in the hiring process: job postings and interviews. This week, continuing with the theme chronologically, we will tackle issues involving insurance and … Read more
The end of the year is the ideal time to review compliance for your business. For many businesses, this is a time to “catch up” on compliance activities for the year and prepare for next year. Filings also may … Read more
So, you are ready to hire a new employee to supplement your growing business. This is certainly an exciting time for you and your business. However, as you may already be aware, hiring an employee presents a variety of potential … Read more
There’s nothing scarier to a small business owner than to find her business does not have adequate liability protection, because she hasn’t properly registered her business with the state.
However, there are thousands, if not millions of solopreneurs, freelancers, and … Read more
Many states offer electronic filing options for business registration. As more states finally move into the 21st century (half-joking, of course), online filing will become the norm, and mailing a filing will become a thing of the past.
As you … Read more
After months of preparation and waiting, you finally receive your IRS Determination Letter! That means the startup process is over, right?
A “determination letter” is official confirmation from the IRS that your 501(c)(3) application has been approved.
With … Read more
Beginning October 8th, the Pennsylvania Department of State is launching online filing services for Pennsylvania professional license holders, corporations, and other business entities.
Online fundraising is a tremendous opportunity for nonprofits of all sizes. These days, any organization with a website can woo donors and compete for scarce funding, wherever it may be hiding.
However, some organizations are just plain better at it. … Read more
Did you know the business structure you select, and the business name you register, affects your startup marketing strategy?