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Jim Blasingame
The classic financial benefits derived from small business ownership typically fall under two categories: earned income, like a salary, and unearned income, like distribution of profits. But there ... » More
Jim Blasingame
President Biden recently announced his plan to raise taxes on those reporting over $400,000 in income. Because most small businesses are Sub S corps, they may once again be disproportionately harme... » More
Jim Blasingame
Here's an update on the “Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act’’ – or PPP2, for short – which includes some excellent new provisions for small businesses. » More
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Prior to every presidential race since 2000, Jim Blasingame has compared the policies and performance of the two major party presidential candidates based on what keeps small business owners up at ... » More
Jim Blasingame
A small business startup searching for investor capital must have their corn flakes together because the process is more complex than just writing a business plan. Don't make these common mistakes. » More
Jim Blasingame
It’s true that capitalizing a startup isn’t easy. And even though outside investment sources are more robust and multi-faceted than ever before, the process can be complex. Don't make these mistakes. » More
Jim Blasingame
Regardless of the size of the business, the ultimate responsibility for success lies with the CEO. If you're a small business owner, that's you. And the most critical CEO tasks lie in the knowledge... » More
Jim Blasingame
This is the final installment of Jim's 3-part series revealing the answers to small business's five financial mysteries. In this article, you'll get a better handle on how to manage your cash, acco... » More
Jim Blasingame
This is the first of a three-part series on how to prevent your company from joining those who are driving the increasing mortality of U.S. small businesses. In this installment: the demystificatio... » More
Jim Blasingame
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act gave big business a permanent tax cut and some, but not all, small businesses a temporary tax reduction. What's wrong with that picture? » More