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What is a W-9 Form and Why would a business request one?

It’s a good practice to get a W-9 form whenever you engage an independent contractor. When you request a W-9 form, you are indicating to freelancers that you plan to keep your business dealings formal. What is a W9 Form and Why would a business request one? Continue reading What is a W-9 Form and Why would a business request one?

How Do You Keep Business and Personal Finances Separate?

One of the biggest financial mistakes that put businesses at risk is by mingling their personal and business finances. As a business owner, you don’t want to open yourself to liability or fall further into debt due to poor money management by letting your business and personal expenses mix. How do you keep business and personal finances separate?

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What Policies and Procedures Lessons Can You Learn from the IRS?

Unfortunately (for some of us), it’s that time of the year again. All over the USA and even outside the country, individuals (like me) are filing their Federal and state tax returns at the last possible moment. I’m sure a number of companies are bound up in the rush to beat tonight’s deadline, too (my friends who are CPAs are overwhelmed with work right now). So what policies and procedures lessons from the IRS should you learn? Continue reading What Policies and Procedures Lessons Can You Learn from the IRS?