Practical Advice on Hiring Your Children
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Here’s some advice from one daughter employee to a would-be parent employer.

When to Get Your Money Out of Your 401(k), Especially Plan Owners
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Even though you would likely benefit from contributing to your 401(k), you might not benefit from keeping your assets there — even if you are the owner.

Radio: Responsibility of Retirement Plan Sponsors
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If you run a retirement plan at your company, you are responsible to perform periodic reviews to ensure that the plan is the best it can be for participants

Retirement Plan Sponsors Have A Responsibility To Review Their Plans
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Failure to perform such periodic reviews is a litigatable fiduciary breach.

One Day In The Life Of A Small Business Owner
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This letter came with a large bold “YOUR RESPONSE IS REQUIRED BY LAW” notice along with a 5 week deadline for compliance.

Seven Techniques for Small Business Wealth Management
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Here are seven techniques for small business owners to build real wealth.

Investing Advice from Michael W. Sonnenfeldt for Entrepreneurs
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The same grit that drives entrepreneurs to success can drive their investments to failure.

Employers Who Offer A Retirement Plan Have A Fiduciary Responsibility
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Every business owner or director of a non-profit should realize that if they don’t take their fiduciary responsibility seriously they are legally liable for their neglect and inaction.

Should I Buy Commercial Real Estate?
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Here is a simple way to think about commercial property.

States With Low Regulation Have 30% More Small Business Payroll Growth
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That is a tremendous advantage for businesses in states with less regulatory burden.

Should a Business Buy Its Own Building?
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We finally found a great building and decided to purchase it!

Every Business Should Start a 401(k)
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The president’s hope to restrict the plans should actually make owners more interested in creating one.

Why People Like Tony Stark But Hate Real-Life CEOs
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Obnoxious, playboy Tony Stark, more commonly known as Iron Man, is admired by his fictional and real fans alike. Why not real life CEOs?

Businesses Must Use Revised I-9 Forms Or Face $1,100 civil monetary penalties per employee
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And yet we wonder why small businesses disregard so many government regulations.

Radio: Which Presidential Candidate Really Favors Small Business?
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David John Marotta was featured on radio 1070 WINA’s Schilling Show on October 9, 2012 discussing politics and the upcoming election, focusing on small businesses and their tax burden.

Small Business Taxes Analysis Requires Marginal Not Effective Rate
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Just over 12% of small business tax returns had gross receipts over $250,000. Their marginal tax return is the highest and tax changes to this group is what has the greatest effect on employment.

Obama vs. Romney — Which Presidential Candidate Favors Small Businesses?
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Two critical questions were raised during the first presidential debate: Are small businesses important to American’s prosperity? And if they are, which candidate will unleash that engine of economic growth and employment? Fact-checking the candidates offers a clear answer.

Four Critical Statistics for Small Business Employment
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Disparaging the entrepreneurial growth of small businesses as trickle-down economics misses the shower of prosperity.

Three Questions to Ask Before Establishing a New Company Retirement Plan
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Here are three questions that every small business owner should answer before establishing a new retirement plan.

Roth IRA Conversion 2012: Roth Calculator for Ms. Small Business Owner
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Who would have thought that someone earning $400,000 might want to purposefully push their taxable income up to $1.2M this year in order to pay $280,000 more in taxes at these lower 2012 tax rates?

Best Marketing for a Small Business
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For a small business, marketing and advertising seeks an answer to the question “How will prospective customers find me?” Most small businesses would benefit from enhancing their website presence by blogging and social media connections.

David John Marotta: Employing Others as Renewable Charity
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As we kept our spending frugal we gained enough margin to start businesses and employ people. And as employees find their area of genius, they help others through their productive work.

Tax Planning for Small Business Owners
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Solo 401(k)s permit you to contribute to the plan both as the “employer” and as the “employee.”

Virginia Is For Business Lovers
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More businesses migrate across state borders than national borders.

Maintain Financial Balance When in Business
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Running a small business requires financial balance. Here are ten rules.

Business Planning Must Balance Dreams With Reality
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Many businesses can be started in your spare time, from your home. This allows you to test the waters and determine if the market can eventually support you on a full time basis.

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