Category Archives: Working With Government Agencies

Occupy Wall Street for Real Economic Reform

Americans Participating in Occupy Wall Street Election years roll around and politicians on both sides promise to improve the economy. Some like Bill Clinton and Franklin D. Roosevelt have pulled it off, others not so much. It’s to be expected … Continue reading

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Start Writing Grant Proposals to Secure Government and Private Funding

Start writing grants Grant Proposal Writing Secures Money from Public and Private Organizations Whether you’re applying to receive funding from local, state or federal government agencies it’s highly likely that you’ll be required to submit a grant proposal with your … Continue reading

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Who’s Working for You – Employees or Independent Consultants?

Deciphering whether a worker is an employee or an independent consultant may appear to require a roll of dice. Rules around what makes a worker an employee versus an independent contractor aren’t always as clear as black and white. However, … Continue reading

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Think About It — Contests and Giveaways Growing Your Customer Base

Contests and Giveaways Can Increase Online and Offline Customer Traffic Contests and giveaways are tools you can use to increase online and offline traffic. On the other hand, by giving away prize money and free gifts you may also attract … Continue reading

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How To Conduct Employee Background Investigations without Getting into Legal Trouble

Background Investigations by Dan Pelleg at Wikimedia Commons 76 Percent of Employers Conduct Employee Background Investigations Creative business leaders used to conduct background investigations basically for certain types of jobs. For example, people who applied to work in security, banking … Continue reading

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Why the IRS Might Want to Know More About Your Business Gifts

About Business Gifts by Bart Kelsey at Wikimedia Commons Business Gifts and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Godiva chocolates, Tiffany plaques, awards and trophies and personalized briefcases are a few types of business gifts you can purchase for employees or … Continue reading

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Independent Leaders Paying Quarterly Business Taxes

  Independent Leader Quarterly Business Taxes Launching a creative business allows you to fulfill a dream you may have had for several years, perhaps for several decades.  The step toward entrepreneurialism has given you the opportunity to control your schedule, … Continue reading

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