Tax planning is a year-round event if you want to minimize your business's tax bill. Whether it's surviving an audit, capitalizing on business deductions, or finding tax-friendly ways to run your business, this guide can help reduce your tax obligations and make paying taxes less anxiety provoking.
Unfortunately, sending an invoice doesn't always result in getting paid. If you're having trouble with slow-paying or nonpaying customers, use this guide to discover tips for billing and accounts receivable, collection strategies from successful entrepreneurs, including Inc 500 CEOs, and solutions for soloists.
Money is coming into your business, and it's covering your bills, but do you really know how healthy your bottom line is? Here's how to analyze your cash flow and the financial processes that contribute to it to ensure your company is on the right track.
Start your capital search with a good business plan that shows investors and lenders your company's potential. Follow that up with a thorough knowledge of the resources available and a determination to make your business a reality, and you should be on your way to uncovering a source that fits your new business's cash needs.
To help you in your search for funding, we've rounded up some resources that provide a sweeping overview of your options, and provide some good examples on how to secure the financing your growing company needs.
To help you learn more about the pros and cons, we've created this guide to the best resources available on Inc.com that relate to open-book management. Learn from the experiences of other entrepreneurs before you decide what's best for you and your company.
Here Inc.com shares advice for finding and securing venture capital, including some back-to-basics information on your capital search, ways to target and court the appropriate VCs, and how to make your business plan and pitch irresistible.
Savvy owners of fast-growth companies realize that taking steps now to create an estate plan -- while their companies are young -- will be less fraught with complications, less expensive, and more advantageous to their beneficiaries.
When you're in search of financing, the idea of an angel -- an individual investor with money to invest in early-stage or start-up companies -- can seem nothing short of enchanting. But where do you find an angel? Use these resources to woo and win the perfect investors.
Securing a business loan is a multi-faceted proposition. You must determine how much you need, where you want to borrow, and then -- there's the application. But it doesn't have to be a daunting process. Inc.com has broken it down for you, with this collection of articles to help you understand the ins and outs of borrowing.