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Home Based Guidelines

If you are a home-based business owner who is ready to sell, you may have many questions and concerns regarding selling your business. You may have started a business from scratch and had much success with it, but now you are looking toward retiring, or starting a new business, or taking a break. You don’t want to simply close down shop and allow your competitors to absorb your business. If possible, you would like to make the most from all your hard work and time; you would like to sell your business for a profit. But how? Can home-based businesses be sold? If so, can they be sold for a profitable price? Should you hire a business broker in Riverside to sell your business?  There are many factors that need to be taken into consideration when selling a business. For instance, a seller needs to acquire a business valuation, prepare the business for sale, develop a marketing plan, maintain confidentiality during the sale, and finally sale negotiations. It is no wonder that many business owners consult with a business broker when embarking on the journey of selling their business. However, as a home-based business owner, many may advise you not to hire a business broker to help you sell. To be honest with you, it can be done. If you are running a profitable business, with a few intelligent steps you could promote your company yourself. Start the selling process by having casual discussion with your professional contacts, acquaintances, customers, old employee, or even your friends. There are also online marketplaces and self-serve business sale platforms to assist you...

Food Safety Training & Certification Program

If you are buying a restaurant then you are required to get a food handlers license. Please call 1-800-232-8723/954-370-3725 to sign up for the course. Location to enroll – Broward County Agriculture & Extension Education Division 3245 College Avenue, Davie, Florida...

S vs. C Corporations

An "S" corporation can be very attractive business entity. Available to small companies (up to 35 shareholders, all of whom must be citizens or residents of the US, it provides the benefits of incorporation, while eliminating "double taxation" by giving you a pass-thru tax(passed-through to your personal return). Instead of being taxed at the corporate level, profits and losses are passed to your personal return. These extra tax advantages are not available to shareholders in a regular "C" corporation. But there are limitations to "S" corporations. They can only issue one class of stock, no corporate shareholders are allowed and all shareholders must be U.S citizens or taxpayers. Article submitted by...

Opening a New Business (Phone Numbers You’ll Need)

Cable TV Comcast – (954)527-6600 AT&T – (954)532-1111 Adelphia – (888)233-5638 Electricity Florida Power & Light – (954)797-5000 Natural Gas Peoples Gas – (954)763-8900 Satellite TV Dish Network – (800) 333-3474 Telephone BellSouth Residential – (954) 780-2355 BellSouth Business – (954) 780-2800 SupraTelecom – (888) 317-8772 Water and Sewer City of Ft. Lauderdale – (954) 761-5150 Broward County – (954) 831-3250 Cooper City – (954) 434-4300 Coral Springs (South) – (954) 753-0729 Coral Springs (North) – (954) 344-1825 Dania – (954) 921-8700 Ext.220 Davie – (954) 797-1065 Deerfield Beach – (954) 480-4279 Hallandale – (954) 457-1360 Hollywood – (954) 921-3241 Lauderdale by the Sea – (954) 776-0576 Lauderdale Lakes – (954) 831-3250 Lauderhill – (954) 739-0100 Margate – (954) 972-6454 Miramar – (954) 967-1571 North Lauderdale – (954) 722-3800 Oakland Park – (954) 561-6240 Pembroke Park – (954) 831-0705 Pembroke Pines – (954) 450-6900 Plantation – (954) 797-2285 Pompano Beach – (954) 786-4637 Sunrise – (954) 741-2580 Tamarac – (954) 724-1330 Wilton Manors – (954)...


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