Questions tagged [business]

generic tag for questions related to small business. Related tags corporation, limited-liability-company, s-corporation, limited-partnership, sole-proprietorship can be used as appropriate.

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It is legal for a retailer/store or other business to refuse $50 & $100 bills or other legal tender, e.g. pennies?

I'm trying to find out about businesses refusing $50 & $100 bills. Aren't they required by law to accept all legal tender? I had one person say it could be that it's not all legal (i.e. a ...
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Which year to use to pay US taxes on business income that was invoiced in December but paid in January?

I was paid a few hundred dollars to review a few textbooks. I submitted an invoice in Dec 2016, and received payment in Jan 2017. When I pay taxes on this income, does that count towards 2016 or 2017? ...
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How are the best way to make and save money at 22 years old

I am currently 22 years old, I work as an insurance biller and make about 800-900 dollars every two weeks cash. I have no expenses because I still live with my parents but I'm trying to branch out on ...
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Why should I choose a business checking account instead of a personal account?

First, this is not a question of separating money, but a which product to choose. So put away the torches and pitchforks. So, in researching for my wife's sole proprietorship LLC, we can't find a ...
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Are there taxes for exchanging goods in a barter transaction?

For example, if I trade someone 10 apples for 10 strawberries, do I or my trading partner need to pay taxes? Do I need to pay taxes if I do business without using officially issued currencies? If ...
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What is the relationship between the earnings of a company and its stock price?

I have heard that people say the greater earning means greater intrinsic value of the company. Then, the stock price is largely based on the intrinsic value. So increasing intrinsic value due to ...
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CEO entitlement from share ownership?

If I own shares of a company, am I entitled to apply as position of CEO? Who decides? Do I have more clout within the corporation to gain positions of work in the company than a non-holder? What kind ...
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UK - Closed Company, Bank has frozen the remaining funds

I recently closed my small business and left a few hundred £s in the business account with Barclays. After receiving notification that the company has been officially struck off, I contacted Barclays ...
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What exactly is a professionally managed company? Why the promotor holding of professionally managed company is always 0%?

As you might have guessed by now, yes! I am new to the world of finance. I have been going through a playlist on YouTube about investing in the stock market. And in one of the videos, I came across ...
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Using credit card points to pay for tax deductible business expenses

If I use credit card points to pay for business expenses, am I still able to claim those expenses as deductions on my taxes? Part 1: As a small business owner, I wish to attend an annual seminar to ...
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Borrow money to invest in a business venture with equity?

Is it generally considered a financially-sound thing to do for one to borrow money to invest in a business venture, which may not be their own? For example, Jane borrows $50K to put in to a startup ...
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How does per-annum depreciation for taxes work after the first year of depreciation?

My state requires me to report personal property that I use for my design business. Here is the specific form in question: The form says that ...
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