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Resources from Pennsylvania CPAs for starting, funding, and growing your small business. 

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  • Colleen Krcelich

    Personal Guarantee to Start a Small Business

    Often, entrepreneurs rely on personal savings to start their new business; sometimes they may not have enough available. A trip to the bank to secure financing may be needed. Banks will require a loan to be secured by business assets, including owned office equipment and machinery. In addition, they may require a personal guarantee of repayment.
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  • Jim Newhard

    If You Want to Start Your Own Business, Consider Your Hobby

    People change jobs for many reasons. But if you are looking for something that you’ll truly enjoy, perhaps making a business out of your hobby is the way to go. Before you do, first you need to know if the idea is viable, then you should understand the tax consequences.
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Small Business Tips from CPAs

  • Planning Ahead for Change

    A look at the financial implications of President Donald Trump's policies for tax-paying families, small business owners, and soon-to-be retirees.
  • Is it a Hobby or a Business?

    The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants explores the differences between involvement in a hobby and involvement in a business, and how each can affect your tax bill.

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Helpful resources for starting and managing a business, legal regulations, health care guides, and much more.

National Federation of Independent Businesses

Another great website with resources on technology, staffing, finance, and more.

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