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When NOT To Pivot Your Business

The COVID 19 pandemic is (hopefully) a once-in-a-century economic disruption of global dimensions that continues to challenge many small businesses today. One of the pandemic business survival buzzwords that found its way into the press, business seminars, and social media is “pivot.” Pivot is not a new concept, but it is usually associated with startups… Continue reading When NOT To Pivot Your Business

Posted on July 27, 2021 in Business Strategy

Booking Business Travel Again? Know Your Deductions

The travel industry in general and airlines specifically took a massive hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. With major cities in lockdown and strict restrictions on hotels and restaurants, “business travel” was accomplished virtually on smartphones or laptops. Now that vaccines have allowed a loosening of restrictions, traditional business travel is once again an option. Among… Continue reading Booking Business Travel Again? Know Your Deductions

Posted on June 30, 2021 in Taxes

How COVID has Affected Change: Post-COVID Innovation

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) reported that the number of active business owners fell by 3.3 million—or 22 percent—from February to April 2020. COVID has been a once-in-a-lifetime economic disturbance that has impacted all businesses to one degree or another and throttled some companies altogether. When public policy tells the population, except for… Continue reading How COVID has Affected Change: Post-COVID Innovation

Posted on June 29, 2021 in COVID-19 Relief Series

Business Ideas 2021: Post-COVID Opportunities For Business

For small business owners, there’s hope! This COVID-19 pandemic is leaving a trail of distress, and turmoil affecting the American population and disrupting the global business environment in unprecedented ways. However, if you are a small business owner there is some good news. History shows that after every extreme economic downturn, new opportunities arise. The… Continue reading Business Ideas 2021: Post-COVID Opportunities For Business

Posted on May 26, 2021 in Business Strategy, COVID-19 Relief Series

All About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The latest COVID relief bill includes help specifically for restaurants and similar businesses. If you are an owner of a small business in the foodservice industry, you may be eligible to receive benefits through this fund. In this post, we will answer some of the biggest questions people have about the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF).… Continue reading All About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Posted on May 21, 2021 in COVID-19 Relief Series

Your 2021 Small Business Tax Filing and Preparation Guide

If you’re a small business owner in California, you know what every small business owner knows– that you have to do taxes. Taxes certainly aren’t fun, but they don’t have to be so hard. It may seem daunting, especially if you’re a new small business, but preparation and filing are more simple than you might… Continue reading Your 2021 Small Business Tax Filing and Preparation Guide

Posted on April 26, 2021 in Accounting, Taxes

How To Re-Open Your Business Post-COVID

With more and more people getting vaccinated, COVID is seemingly becoming a thing of the past. With COVID, things haven’t been “normal” in so long that it might be somewhat tricky getting back into normal. Here are some tips on how to re-open your business post-COVID.  How To Re-Open Your Business Post-COVID There are a… Continue reading How To Re-Open Your Business Post-COVID

Coronavirus Update: The 2021 Stimulus Bill and Small Business

Congress — the House and Senate — passed the latest COVID relief bill. The package has assistance specifically for small businesses, with restaurants getting much-needed help. There is direct help to small businesses through additional funding for programs like the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loans. Indirect relief through stimulus checks… Continue reading Coronavirus Update: The 2021 Stimulus Bill and Small Business

Posted on March 11, 2021 in COVID-19 Relief Series

COVID and Small Business: What To Expect From Congress in 2021

We have a new Congress and a new President and his administration. What will that mean for your small business when it comes to help, assistance, and guidance from the government? Congress has held sessions with experts. The President is making this a priority in the face of this pandemic. In an address in January,… Continue reading COVID and Small Business: What To Expect From Congress in 2021

Posted on February 19, 2021 in CARES Act, COVID-19 Relief Series