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  • Small businesses are the heart of America’s economy. This Valentine’s Day, the SBA is sending small business owners this valentine with 14 reasons why we love small business. Small businesses in the United States: Care about their communities – The 28 million small businesses...
    SBA News and Views - February 12, 2016 - 0 comments
  • 96 percent of the world’s consumers live outside the United States. SBA has the tools to help your company reach into these new markets beyond the border and grow your customer base. It’s time to take your business global!This year, the U.S. Small Business Administration will award $18...
    SBA News and Views - February 11, 2016 - 0 comments
  • Everyone has seen a street vendor at some point and many of us have purchased from him or her. Consider for a moment self-employment and the opportunity to work outdoors with a schedule that is always convenient for you. Becoming a street vendor may seem like a relatively easy process but it does...
    Starting a Business - February 11, 2016 - 1 comments
  • As an employer, when you withhold income taxes or other funds from employees’ paychecks, you’re obligated to apply the funds appropriately in a timely manner. If you fail to do so, you can be severely penalized. Understand your deposit responsibilities, the consequences of failing to...
    Industry Word - February 11, 2016 - 0 comments
  • The traditional business plan has many virtues; and the common thinking is that by prompting the new entrepreneur to initially consider all the components of a successful business operation, from the legal structure to the marketing plan to financial projections, etc., the venture has a higher...
    SBA News and Views - February 10, 2016 - 1 comments
  • Whether we like it or not, access to credit is an essential part of running a small business, but being considered creditworthy can be a challenge. According to Credit Karma, more than 75% of Americans have a credit score below 700.If you're one of the many who have a credit scores below 700,...
    Industry Word - February 09, 2016 - 0 comments
  • So far this winter we’ve seen deadly tornadoes in Texas, severe flooding in Missouri and 12 other states along the Mississippi River, unusually powerful storms in Southern California that brought 70 mph winds and heavy rains, and a massive two-day blizzard that dumped more than 30 inches of...
    Managing a Business - February 08, 2016 - 3 comments
  • You did it! You hired your first employee. What a relief to have someone to help you grow your business.But what about when it’s time to hire a second employee, and a third? How can you make sure to manage your employees fairly?While following federal and state employment laws come first and...
    Industry Word - February 04, 2016 - 0 comments
  • 'Main Street' has now become a generic term synonymous with U.S. small business in general. But for many entrepreneurs, the prospect of joining Main Street in its more literal meaning - i.e. the primary retail street of a village or town - still holds an enormous amount of appeal as a...
    Starting a Business - February 03, 2016 - 3 comments
  • Many untapped opportunities exist outside the United States, but small firms often do not have the resources and personnel to leverage them, and rely heavily on negotiated free trade agreements to reduce tariff and non-tariff barriers for their products or services. That is why free trade...
    SBA News and Views - February 02, 2016 - 0 comments

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