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Women Founded Startups

Not only are more and more women making their way into entrepreneurship, but many are also dominating. From Anne Wojcicki (23andme) to Whitney Wolfe Herd (Bumble) to Melanie Perkins (Canva) — not to mention our very own Ari Salafia.
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A Faster & Easier Way For Startups To Get Cash Back From Uncle Sam

TaxTaker is excited to announce the release of their new web application; making it easier for startups to get cash back for their R&D efforts.
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TaxTaker Partners with Republic.co!

TaxTaker and Republic have joined forces to offer their customers great perks!
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Understanding the R&D Tax Credit: For Beginner's

The R&D tax credit can sometimes be complicated to understand. This article by TaxTaker breaks it down so you'll walk away with a solid understanding of how it works, who qualifies, and how to claim it!
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Accounting for Startups: A Beginner's Guide

Learn the fundamentals of startup accounting in this beginners guide.
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The Employee Retention Credit: What You Need to Know in 2022

The Employee Retention Credit is a government program that rewards businesses who kept employees on payroll during the coronavirus pandemic. Find out more about this incentive and see if you might qualify.
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Pro-tips for Clean Books When it Comes Time to Raise Capital

If you're a startup CEO, you're used to running your business fast and lean because every dollar counts. And when you finally do get those dollars from investors, they can change everything. But you've got to do the legwork first. You'll need organized financials, and these are our pro tips on how to get there.
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Run a SaaS Company? Here's What You Need To Know About the R&D Tax Credit

If you're the founder of a SaaS company, the R&D tax credit absolutely something you should be evaluating every year. Check out this guide to learn more!
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The Beginner's Guide to Understanding Cash Flow Statements

The cash flow statement is critical if you're planning on growing the business – it shows how profitable you are if you're worth investing in.
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The Six Biggest Myths of the R&D Tax Credit

Many businesses don't think they qualify for the R&D Credit, but spoiler alert: they do. To help shed some light on how your company can get hooked up from Uncle Sam, we wanted to chop down some of the myths about how to apply, who's eligible, and what you can do to see a little more money in the company coffers.
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8 Ways to Keep Your Startup Thriving During Uncertain Times

Because we work with so many companies of all sizes, we put pen to paper and talked about what we think are some of the smartest moves a startup can make during this uncertain economic time.
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Why You Should Outsource Your Accounting Operations

The life of your business relies on building and maintaining a solid foundation. You need to know the risk levels for making business decisions and what to do as the market faces challenges.
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Five of the biggest mistakes startups make with their accounting

We’ve seen many companies doing many cool and innovative things, and we’ve also seen a few companies fail. We’ve created a comprehensive list of the things a startup needs to do if they want to keep business booming.
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There's Government Money Hidden in Plain Sight for Local Gyms

If you own a gym and survived the pandemic, we have some stuff to discuss. First off, congrats on the resilience. Secondly, there's probably money sitting in the government's checkbook, waiting for you to make your withdrawal.
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Five Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Tax Preparer For Your Business

No matter how quick with a calculator or how savvy you may be with TurboTax, Taxes can be a lot of work, and if you're a small business, there are just too many loopholes and write offs out there to know how to capitalize on every dollar.
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