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Five ways to boost cyber security and protect your business

Online criminals are targeting small and mid-sized businesses like never before. These steps can help you fend off attacks and keep your funds and data secure. Read More >

Manage your receivables risk with these 5 steps

Extending credit to clients can help you sell more to existing customers and attract new ones. But if clients don’t pay on time, it can have a harmful effect on your cash flow — the lifeblood of your business. Collection delinquencies make it difficult to forecast cash flow and may also mean that you have to create a bigger cash cushion than you otherwise would in order to deal with slow payments and still meet your obligations. Read More >

New tax regulations: Are they good news for your 2014 taxes?

Staying up-to-date with the ever-changing regulatory environment can be the difference between your business maintaining compliance or potentially facing steep IRS penalties. IRS commissioner John Koskinen has publicly admitted that the 2014 tax year will be one of the most complicated and stressful to process in the history of the IRS. Don’t let new tax regulations in 2014 complicate your IRS filing. As you prepare for income tax due date, this recap of relevant tax issues can help you be aware as you prepare for what’s ahead and monitor items that may affect your business. Read More >

Make the right moves to succeed at exporting

California is a perennial top exporter, accounting for 10.6 percent of total U.S. exports in 2013, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, with Mexico, Canada, China, Japan and South Korea being the top destinations for the state’s goods. California’s export trade — more than $168 billion in 2013 — is highly diversified, with 11 different major categories of goods each accounting for at least $1 billion in exports during the third quarter 2014. Read More >

5 ideas to grow your business

Reaching the growth phase in your company’s history can be both thrilling and terrifying. While you dream of growth and expansion, you must first put your game face on, and then determine the right growth strategies to take your business to the next level. Read More >

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