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Payroll Protection Plan (PPP) loans were a lifeline for many small business owners during the worst of the pandemic-driven economic slowdown. In total, the Small Business Administration (SBA) approved nearly 12 million PPP loans, averaging $67,000.
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Football season will be kicking off soon. Beware: If you participate in fantasy sports leagues for money, there may be tax implications related to these activities.
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It's important to notify the IRS if you move and change your address. Under tax law regulations, a taxpayer's last known address is the one that appears on the tax return you filed most recently — unless the IRS is otherwise notified.
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Efficient inventory management can substantially improve your firm's performance by helping to maintain high customer service levels and reduce variable costs. But reinforcing inventory management isn't a one-time project. It's a constant concern for manufacturers.
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Construction work, by its very nature, is a high-risk type of business. It usually isn't a matter of if a loss occurs, but when and how much. When a loss does occur, such as an electrical wiring fire, all the parties involved with the project generally point the finger at the other parties.
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Improved contact between physicians and their patients — known as "etiquette-based communications" — would improve the "inpatient experience" and could help a patient recover more quickly, a randomized trial found.
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Not-for-profits have at least one thing in common with for-profits: Only the strong survive.
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When the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) publicizes financial penalties it has levied against employers for overtime pay violations, it's not hoping to shame them. The treatment and calculation of this pay can be confusing. So the DOL's goal is to make the most of "teachable moments." Three recent cases involving OT pay rules come under that heading.
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Are you an avid collector of a specific item, such as trading cards, rare coins or antique toys? Not only can collecting be an enjoyable hobby, but it also can be financially lucrative if you buy and sell collectibles in the marketplace.
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If your company has a qualified retirement plan or you have set one up in self employment -- such as a 401(k), profit-sharing, or Keogh plan -- the participants might be allowed to borrow from their accounts. (This option is not available for traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, SEPs, or SIMPLE-IRAs.)

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