Business Planning

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Solving Turnover Problems at the Front Door—Not On the Shop Floor

Turnover is a bane rampant in companies throughout the country, costing companies billions of dollars and thousands of headaches. Fully-loaded estimates have it that to turn over an entry level employee costs about 1/3 his annual salary, usually pegged at $ 6,000 per.   The Supply Side of Workforce Development is not...

What is a Business Plan? What should I include in it?

This document summarizes your firm, including your goals and earning objectives. It shows how a loan will be used and repaid. Financial statements (projections for a start-up business) are also included. Business plans are also developed when an existing firm plans a major change in operations. A business plan is a...

SBA Loan Programs

SBA Loan Program         7(a) Loans-Max $5Million        *Must be a for-profit business & meet SBA size standards; show good character, credit, management, and ability to repay. Must be an eligible type of business.        *Prepayment penalty for loans with maturities of 15 years or more if prepaid during first...

Employee or a Contractor?,..Tips for Businesses Owners to Identify and Classify

A business may pay an independent contractor and an employee for the same or similar work, but there are important legal differences between the two.  For the employee, the company withholds income tax, Social Security, and Medicare from wages paid. For the independent contractor, the company does not withhold taxes. Employment and labor laws also do...