Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.
With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.
What is just-in-time inventory management, and how can it help your business grow? The just-in-time (JIT) approach aims to keep only the minimum amount of inventory in stock. Read more
You’re not alone if you inherited the family business with no formal succession plan in place. About 64 percent of family companies don’t have a written succession plan, while another 19 percent have one “in progress.” Use these tips to find your footing after you’ve suddenly inherited the family business.
For many entrepreneurs, travel and entertainment (T&E) tax deductions can be a minefield. Certain expenses for business travel are deductible as long as they meet two criteria: They must be “ordinary and necessary” in the course of doing business, and they must be documented.
Small business owners heading into 2018 have a lot to be happy about — but they've also got some major concerns about the continued success of their businesses, including taxes, cash flow, and technology.
Although the ongoing efforts of Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has cast doubt on the controversial law’s future, the IRS’ stance is clear. At the close of 2017, the Affordable Care Act still stands – and the IRS has sophisticated support systems in place to fully enforce it.
Last year, businesses of all sizes were constantly hearing about artificial intelligence (AI) and business disruption. Will we still be talking about them in 2018? Will they matter to your small business?
Contracts form the lifeblood of any enterprise, and they’re often a company’s single greatest economic asset. Yet, according to the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM), poor contract management is costing companies an average of 9 percent of their annual revenues.
If your email inbox looks like mine, you’re bombarded with generic email after generic email every day. I get it — it’s hard to make emails sent by the hundreds or thousands feel personalized. Nonetheless, nobody wants to feel like a number.
2017 has come and gone, and I’ll bet you’re already forging onward into 2018 with much to do and many goals to reach. Whether you’re working on launching a company or running an existing business, there never seem to be enough hours in the day.