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I once had a boss tell me that I should learn to pat myself on the back. Aside from the physical limitations involved in that, this was said during a conversation about my performance, where he mentioned in passing that I had exceeded expectations. He explained that he didn’t see the need to offer any


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The best way to ensure that you don’t get a bigger bill than necessary come income tax time is to double-check you are getting every deduction possible. There are multiple small business tax deductions available to sole-proprietorships and other small business organizations, such as LLCs. Keep in mind that while the list below contains some


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In today’s tight labor market, finding and retaining key employees is a top concern for many companies. A good benefits package can help with recruiting and encourage your critical executives to stay on board. Offering a 401(k) plan, robust health insurance, employee stock ownership plans, and life insurance options is crucial to creating a competitive