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Need To Build Your Small Business Credit?

December 27, 2018 by OSYB Staff

Having good credit is important for individuals as well as small businesses.  Most small business require steady access to cash and credit to create and maintain operations. When your business credit is established your small business will start to develop a credit identity or business credit profile.  To run your small business, you may need […]

Tips for Small Business Recruitment

December 25, 2018 by OSYB Staff

In today’s strong job market, as a small business owner you may be feeling that you don’t have what it takes to higher the best.  Intuit Quickbooks says it is tough but here are some tips to maximize your recruitment ability: Emphasize the benefits of working for a small business like a closer-knit team and […]

New Technology for Your Small Business

December 20, 2018 by OSYB Staff

Technology can be a great tool for small businesses to manage daily tasks, operate more efficiently and grow.  However, many small businesses are slow to bring on technology that can help them run a more lucrative business in a smarter way.  Cost can be a deterrent but it makes good business sense to check out […]

Is Your Payroll System Protected from Fraud?

December 18, 2018 by OSYB Staff

If you think that payroll fraud only happens in large companies, you may be surprised to find out that 30% of payroll fraud cases occur in small businesses with less than 100 employees.  Fraud often goes undiscovered and the average time of an undetected payroll fraud instance can be as long as 36 months.  Imagine, […]

How to Take Care of Your Seasonal Employees

December 13, 2018 by OSYB Staff

If you own a seasonal business or regularly increase your work force during certain seasons, sound business strategy would suggest that you treat your short-term employees as long-term assets.  By doing so, you create a culture of mutual loyalty and a pursuit of common business goals despite a break in service.   So how do […]

2019 Retirement Accounts Limits are Up

December 11, 2018 by OSYB Staff

2019 will herald a change in retirement account limits.  Accounting Today shares some important ones for you to know: If you participate in contributing to a 401(k), 403(b), or most 457 plans and the federal government’s Thrift Savings Plan your contribution limit will increase to $19,000 in 2019 Annual contributions limits to an IRA, went […]

Promote Your Business During the Holidays

December 6, 2018 by OSYB Staff

The end of the year coinciding with the holidays makes this time of year extremely busy and fraught with stress despite the joy of the season.  Participate in the holiday season by finding ways to thank your customers and giving new customers a good reason to visit your business.  Intuit QuickBooks shares 21 ideas to […]

Validate Your Employee’s at Year-End!

December 4, 2018 by OSYB Staff

End the year with a thoughtful show of appreciation for your hard-working employees that also adds a burst of positive energy to start the new year with gusto.  Intuit QuickBooks shares some insight on how to do it right and some ideas of what sort of giving you should consider. What to consider when gifting […]