Small Business Tips

Owning a small business often means wearing every possible hat available, from marketer to sales clerk and inventory manager to HR professional. Learn from the experiences of the small business owners who are NFIB members as well as the best experts for each industry. Below you will find small business tips for everything from taxes and regulation to promotion and networking.

What Your CPA Wishes You Knew

Posted On: August 08, 2007

April 15 may seem light years away right now, but your accountant probably isn’t just lounging at the beach only starting to work on April 1. In fact, he may already be gearing up to handle the work of many clients. Your accountant’s job is to complete your tax preparation accurately and promptly—and save you money in tax-prep charges and...

Checklist for Managing a Small Business' Finances

Posted On: November 14, 2006

Small-business owners need to be informed about every aspect of financing, from bookkeeping to cash-flow projections to securing loans from bankers. While you may not need to be an expert on each of these aspects (and, really, you can’t be unless you have an accounting degree), the more you understand about these vital components of small-business finance, the greater the...

Working on Retainer: The Ideal Situation for a Home-based Business

Posted On: April 15, 2002

When you began your home-based business, you were probably eager to take any work that came along, no matter how small, just to get started in your field. The trouble was, having a lot of little jobs meant that as one ended, you had to go out and find the next. To some degree at least, self-employment may always...

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