Jacksonville
(Downtown), FL

1301 Riverplace Blvd. Suite 800
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Tax Strategies for Those Who Work Remotely

Unfortunately, the tax landscape isn't always so clear for remote workers, who draw income from multiple sources and work from multiple locations. To avoid potential penalties and limit your tax obligations, consider the following tax strategies for remote workers.

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Gender Discrimination and Financing

The research findings are contradictory — some studies suggest that there’s no gender discrimination in business financing, while others crunch the numbers and see an obvious gap in funding and loan consideration.

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5 Tips to Build your Company's Credit Rating

Unfortunately, it can be difficult for unproven enterprises to secure credit from risk-averse banking institutions. The following tips can pave a clearer path toward accessing credit lines for your business.

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6 Mobile App Monetization Models

Confronted with a saturated market and wary users, developers must carefully consider every app monetization option. Before you eagerly release your new creation, learn some of the most effective ways to acquire users and increase your ROI.

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What Pricing Strategies Should Your Small Business Pursue?

Determining how to price a product or service is one of the toughest decisions for any startup. The implications of this decision are massive and will ultimately define a company's brand, funding requirements and long-term viability. To form an effective plan, entrepreneurs need to understand their markets, their customers and the basic pricing strategies used by most successful businesses.

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Fundamentals of Cash Flow Analysis

The inflow and outflow of cash into and out of a business reflects the health of that operation. That’s why it’s important as a small business owner to be able to read and understand a fundamental financial document called a cash flow statement, or statement of cash flows. This instrument is used to track the flow of working capital into and out of a business during a given accounting period. While the income statement and balance sheet are helpful for understanding the financial standing of your small business, they do not take into account the complexity of cash flow over time. It’s also important to note here that cash flow analysis can result in actionable intelligence that can allow you to make large or small adjustments to day-to-day operations to improve efficiencies or help you better decide when it’s time to bring in investors to help you grow. Cash flow analysis is critical for small businesses and should be evaluated at least quarterly, if not more often.

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Finding a Financial Advisor as an Entrepreneur

You can't do everything as a entrepreneur. This very often is what entrepreneurs themselves refer to as “Entrepreneur Syndrome.” These are the men and women who are afraid to give up control and want to do everything themselves. From answering the e-mails to securing venture capital to buying the office supplies, they want to do everything themselves. This gets even more complicated when it comes to juggling finances, which distracts many entrepreneurs from the core of their business.

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5 Reasons to Read Your Business Plan From the Perspective of an Investor

Do you think you have the perfect business plan and strategy? Don’t be so quick to answer, because you might want to give it another review; try thinking like an investor the next time you read through your business plan.

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Determining Loan Size and Needs in a Startup

If you’re looking for a small business loan or other financial resources, before you apply you need to accurately understand how much you need to get to the next level. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most common ways of funding a startup business that don’t involve the murky dealings of angel investors or venture capitalists.

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Tools to Help with Small Business Accounting

Small business owners need all the help they can get, and accounting solutions can be one of the more complex issues for a small business owner to research and acquire. And let’s face it, running a small business is hard work. Adding onto all your other responsibilities the need to crunch numbers, balance income with expenses, and figuring out how much to pay your employees and how much to pay the U.S. government in taxes can be mind boggling. Fortunately, the right accounting solution can help you as a small business owner get away from all that number crunching and grunt work.

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