Growing Your Business
The IRS doesn’t work for you, so why pay them a bonus at tax time? Learn about potentially tax-deductible business expenses that may help you keep more of your hard-earned money.
Utilizing trade credit can help new businesses increase purchasing power, while suppliers may benefit from larger contracts and new partnerships.
Many startups have funded their initial projects through online crowdfunding. How does it work, and when can it fall flat?
There’s a lot of confusion around getting an EIN or a D&B D-U-N-S® Number for your business. Learn what each number does and how they can benefit your business in different ways.
Not every women-owned business will be eligible for WBENC certification. Consider the requirements before you apply.
Gaining access to the benefits of the 8(a) Business Development Program can depend on more than your racial or ethnic background.
Custom Powder Systems: A Young Manufacturing Company Strives to be the Best Place their Employees have Ever Worked
Denise and Dale McIntosh of Custom Powder Systems strive to build the best equipment and culture they can. Read how this young business has landed Fortune 500 customers while still encouraging employees to take risks and make mistakes.
A nine-digit Employer Identification Number (EIN) is assigned by the Internal Revenue Service for the purpose of identifying a business. Most businesses are required to have EINs to legally operate in the United States, but there are notable exceptions. Does Your Business Need an EIN? The federal government requires any business that has employees to […]
In 1988, Jean Bjork founded Bjork Construction with her husband, Don, and they started building high-end homes. Many years and challenges later, the company is still going strong, and has been handling its growth through equally strong relationships.
These trailblazing corporations have backed up their talking points with real commitments to supplier diversity.
Certified women-owned businesses that skillfully leverage their designation have the potential to outmaneuver competitors both big and small.