Growth & Maturity: Business Financials

Links for developing, monitoring and executing financial plans for business success can be found below:

Food Safety for Farmer’s Market Venders – University of Nebraska -- Vendors at farmers' markets are responsible for the safety of the products they offer for sale.

Records, Keeping your Business on Track – University of Maine Extension -- Describes good record systems for small and home-based businesses.

Employing Family Members – IRS -- If taxpayer provides money to family members and owns a business, he/she may create a tax advantage by providing this money in the form of a wage for services provided to the business.

IRS Publication 583 Starting a Business and Keeping Records – IRS -- This part explains why you must keep records, what kinds of records you must keep, and how to keep them. Federal Tax Information for Businesses – Internal Revenue Service.

Federal Tax Information for Businesses – Internal Revenue Service.

Small Business Self-Employed Online Classroom - Internal Revenue Service -- View a streaming video of an IRS Small Business Workshop, take an IRS course or complete an online self-directed version of a workshop taught live around the country.

Hobby Business Tax Rules - NOLO Law for All -- Be ready to prove your hobby is a business if you want to write off your hobby losses.

What Business Winners Do Right, Where Business Losers Go Wrong – University of Florida Extension -- A logical strategy for improving business performance would involve avoiding the characteristics of business losers while emulating the characteristics of business winners.

Top Ten Reasons Small Businesses Fail – AllBusiness -- About half of all small businesses fail within the first four years.

Sample Mutual Confidentiality Agreement

Sample One-sided Confidentiality Agreement

Farmer-owned Processing Business Success Factors

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