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How to Update Your Business Address in California

While running a business can give you a pretty long to-do list—especially when organizing a change in location—updating your business address with all the correct entities should be at the top of your list. Changing a business address in California is a vital step in maintaining legal, tax, and financial compliance, as well as keeping …

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How to Figure Out Projected Monthly Sales

To understand the health of your business, you must learn how to project monthly sales. When you have an idea of your projected monthly sales, it helps you detect trends that impact your monthly gross profits and net income. Calculating these amounts accurately will enable you to quickly judge whether you are operating a successful …

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Opening a Business in Hawaii

How to Get a Hawaii Resale Certificate

When you operate a business in Hawaii, you are required to pay general excise taxes on any items you purchase from your vendors and suppliers. You must still pay this tax even when buying inventory items you intend to resell to your customers. The current general excise tax rate is 4%. However, there can be …

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How to Make Your Small CA Business Stand Out From the Competition

As a small California business owner, it is essential to make your business stand out from the competition. Several small business strategies effectively grow your business, increase brand awareness, and build a loyal customer base.  A key element of standing out from the competition is doing something different from your competitors—and doing things better than …

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Is Your Small Business Using These 5 Tax Deductions?

Many small businesses deserve more tax deductions than they are claiming. Reviewing these 5 important small business tax deductions will help you pay less at tax time and keep more of your hard-earned income for your employees, your investors, and yourself. Is your business claiming up to a 20% business income deduction? What about the …

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