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ZackOfAllTrades

taxes and deductibles

If I am self employed, what makes more tax sense, keeping all my receipts for deductions, or just simply filing the maximum deduction amount allowed? Is there a tipping point where one makes more sens...
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joe_landi

What are your challenges?

Hi All,I'm a UC Berkeley student doing research on the freelance economy. We are trying to better understand the challenges independent workers face (e.g., healthcare, taxes, retirement planning). Wou...
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PhilippaB

Should you take credit cards?

What kind of system do I need?There are a few ways to charge a credit card. A point-of-sale (POS) system. Best for in-store sales. You’ll need a card reader too. A card reader. Best when you’re out in...
by Thumbtack Writer PhilippaB Thumbtack Writer in Small business blog Friday
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hannahL

6 signs it’s time to raise your prices.

Knowing exactly how much to charge for your services is as much an art as a science. Staying competitive is impossible if you don’t raise your prices, but knowing when to do so is tricky. We caught up...
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ChefPaulStaley

Finding Financing

I am a small business and have always been self-financed. I am considering taking out a small loan so that I have some funds to inject into my business for some much needed growth. Anyone have any adv...
by ChefPaulStaley Level 7 in Trending topics Monday
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PhilippaB

How to keep your overhead low while growing your small business.

Review your expenses regularly. Create a list that includes all of your overhead costs and expenses, including profit and loss statements, equipment leasing, office rental expense, internet services, ...
by Thumbtack Writer PhilippaB Thumbtack Writer 2 weeks ago
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PhilippaB

How to look like a pro when you're just getting started.

Looking professional is key to your company’s growth, especially when you’re just starting out. But things that help your business look legitimate — reviews, customer testimonials, photos of completed...
by Thumbtack Writer PhilippaB Thumbtack Writer in Small business blog 2 weeks ago
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classicshades10

Exterior House Painting

Classic Shades Painting has been offering high-quality Exterior Painting Services in the Valley for over 10 years. We pride ourselves on the solid reputation we have built as one of the most experienc...
by classicshades10 Level 4 2 weeks ago
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Richstanesic

Small business trends for 2018.

Someone talk business with me.
by Richstanesic Level 1 in Trending topics 2 weeks ago
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PhilippaB

You've got more work. Now find the people to help you do it.

Finding the right employees isn’t easy — especially when you’re used to serving every customer yourself. Here’s how to take it one step at a time.  Describe the job.Be detailed about what you’re looki...
by Thumbtack Writer PhilippaB Thumbtack Writer 3 weeks ago
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