The three steps of genuine wealth building

If you want to build genuine wealth, you need to follow three simple steps. Does it sound oversimplified? It is not. People often wrongly believe that you need a special talent, or, at least you must have a privileged birth, to be wealthy. Neither is true. While history has seen many talented people at a
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Five Small Business Tax Strategies the IRS Don’t Want You to Know

Paying tax is one of things no one can escape whether you are a business owner or an employee we all have to pay tax. The world renowned Benjamin Franklin said Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes. In this article I hope to highlight five small business tax strategies the
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How is the VAT Increase Planned for Jan 2011 Going to Affect Your New Business?

“Tough luck,” is basically what Chancellor George Osborne said when the new Value Added Tax (VAT) increase was announced. Come January 4, 2001, the VAT will reach 20% and undoubtedly change the way people do business, even if it’s only forcing people to pay more attention to their expenses. The implications for start-up businesses might
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Managing Cash Flow for Company Growth

In any business, cash is the lifeblood that keeps everything afloat. If your money is poorly managed, your company will not only fail to grow, but it might implode and become one of the high percentages of failed businesses. One cash flow problem in business is the time between paying suppliers and employees and the
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What Items are Zero Rated from VAT in the UK?

VAT is something many businesses will have to contend with when purchasing items and when attempting to sell them. The UK’s VAT isn’t quite as high as other European countries, but in 2009, the nation suffered a 3.7% consumer inflation bump, and then Chancellor Alastair Darling (pictured) declared that VAT should be restored to 17.5%
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Will Floating on the Stock Exchange Tie Your Firm Down?

A lot of businesses decide to venture into other areas of potential earnings once they’re established and doing well. Many men and women around the globe specialize in taking things to the next level in terms of stock market options. Many more, however, are run-of-the-mill businesspeople and are not fully aware of the stock exchange’s
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How do you pitch for finance to get funding for your start-up

Government officials may be trying to tax small business into extinction, but that doesn’t deter the many thousands of individuals with dreams of becoming small business owners. Unfortunately, not many people planning to go into business have enough money to get started. Even something like a website business can take thousands of dollars to get
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