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EMyth Shares Small Business End-of-Year Tax Tips

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As 2014 comes to a close, small business owners often start thinking about end-of-year taxes. We recently found an informative article on EMyth.com that offers advice on what deductions small business owners may be able to utilize. In the article, CPA Martin Kamenski provides tips and a brief explanation of some...
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As economy rebounds, brokerages report better-performing businesses, more cash-ready buyers, and more sellers in the marketplace. By Dan Emerson, Minnesota Business 11-20-2014 Regardless of industry, target market, or other factors, no one stays in business forever. For most entrepreneurs, the ideal outcome is selling the business at the “right” time — however that may be defined — for...
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Calhoun Companies President and Co-owner, Andy Kocemba, is a contributing writer for The Business Journals. Every month he will provide tips on making the most of your small business.     Imagine two businesses. Owner A works long hours and doesn't make much money. He hasn't had a vacation in years...
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Small Business Saturday

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At Calhoun Companies, we are dedicated to serving current and potential small business owners. This week, you have the opportunity to support small businesses as well. Saturday, November 29, is Small Business Saturday. American Express founded Small Business Saturday in 2010 to help local business owners take advantage of the holiday...
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How Healthy is Your Small Business?

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Measuring your business’ financial health only by the profits generated per month or the balance in your bank account means you are missing valuable pieces of information. Examining the right metrics has the power to inform you about your business’ financial health as well its ability to grow or weather difficult...
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Prepare Your Small Business for a Data Breach

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Data breaches among large corporations made headlines this year with alarming frequency. It may seem like it could never happen to your company, but businesses of all sizes are at risk. USA Today recently reported that in the past year, 43 percent of companies experienced a data breach involving the loss...
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Calhoun Companies Agent Spotlight: Steve Bragg

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Get to know our Calhoun Companies agents! Each member of our talented staff has the unique knowledge and experience necessary to help you make a mutually beneficial deal. Whether you are looking to jumpstart your future by buying a business, or secure your business’ future by selling it to the best...
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  For Immediate Release: October 23, 2014 Sale and Purchase of Small Businesses on Pace for Record-Setting Year Calhoun Companies Sees Substantial Growth in Local Market during Third Quarter   EDINA, Minn., October 23, 2014 – The sale and purchase of small businesses, a reliable indicator of economic health, demonstrate...
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  If you have been looking into buying or selling a business, you may have heard your brokerage agent use the term Seller’s Discretionary Earnings (SDE). Seller’s Discretionary Earnings is defined as net profit before taxes, plus compensation to one owner (salary and benefits), amortization, depreciation, interest, other non-cash expenses, and...
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Calhoun Companies Agent Spotlight: Sam Thompson

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  Get to know our Calhoun Companies agents! Every few weeks we will be featuring one of our agents through our Agent Spotlight series. Each member of our talented staff has the extensive experience and knowledge necessary to help you with your own business. Whether you are looking to buy a...
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