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You’ve been thinking about starting your own business, and maybe you’ve run the idea past colleagues. Maybe you’re already pursuing it by writing a business plan and actively seeking funding. It has to be the right time and place, or you shouldn’t take the leap, especially considering the challenges faced by entrepreneurs — even in the best of times.

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Then the unexpected happens. Months of uncertainty ensue. Long-established businesses struggle and the future is unknown. Everything seems to point to putting entrepreneurial pursuits on hold. Yet this past year could have been one of the best times to launch a business and become an entrepreneur. Here’s why:

1. Entrepreneurs are multiplying

The U.S. Census Bureau’s records of business applications for the third quarter of 2020 showed a 77.4% increase over the second quarter of

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Are you looking for business ideas that are thriving in the age of COVID-19? You have come to the right place.

It’s now more than ever important to ideate business ideas that are recession-proof, COVID-19 has astounded the world for all the wrong reasons. People who are planning their businesses now need a model that is sustainable and can withstand inevitable discrepancies like the COVID.

Businesses that were reliant on uncontrollable forces were always in danger. Uncontrollable forces like overheads on real estate and more.

In this article, you find a collection of business ideas that generating loads of profit right now despite the pandemic.

1. Answering services

Answering services for small business occupies 1st position in my list. During COVID-19 lots of people lost their jobs. An increasing number of people who lost their jobs were the ones whose jobs were bound to get outsourced.

And that is pretty

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As the Biden administration slowly coalesces, there have been many calls for its Justice Department to prosecute Donald Trump for any crimes he may have committed while in office. The hope, proponents of this view argue, is to establish that the president is subject to the rule of law and to deter future presidents from breaking the law.

The problem with this agenda is that there is little evidence that Mr. Trump did commit crimes as president. A conviction, given what we know now, is all but impossible. The calls to investigate him echo the president’s own calls to investigate Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden based on mere speculation — calls that most people, especially liberals, rightly condemned.

The most plausible charge is that Mr. Trump obstructed justice by interfering with, and possibly lying to, Robert Mueller and his investigators. Critics also argue that Mr. Trump may have

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You still have time to significantly reduce this year’s business income tax bill. Here are seven yearend moves to consider. But you’ll need to act fast. 

Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), 100% first-year bonus depreciation is available for qualified new and used property that is acquired and placed in service (put into business use) in calendar year 2020. That means your business might be able to write off the entire cost of some or all of your 2020 asset additions on this year’s federal income tax return and maybe on the state return too.

So, consider making additional acquisitions between now and December 31. Contact your tax pro for details on the 100% bonus depreciation break and exactly what types of assets qualify. Hurry! 

2. Claim 100% first-year bonus depreciation for late-breaking real estate qualified improvement property (QIP) expenditures 

The 100% first-year bonus depreciation break is

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Zohaib Hassan is the CEO/Founder of SnapWeb Services, an ROI driven, data-obsessed full-services digital marketing agency.

Covid-19 hit the world by surprise and left more than 14 million Americans unemployed with 31% of small and medium-sized businesses having to shut down their doors. Consumer confidence drives the U.S. economy and with uncertainty still on the horizon, business owners should consider the value of their advertising expenditures.

The Current State Of Affairs

According to Facebook’s State of Small Business Report, the hospitality and service industry took the hardest hit across all sectors (43%) and wellness, fitness, and other professional services followed close behind (41%). Surprisingly the retail industry wasn’t nearly as affected with 23% of businesses not operating.

When asked about their cash flows within the past 30 days it was clearly evident that cash outflow is greater than their inflow. This has led many business owners to turn

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Can the company continue without its owner? What is the standard next step when something like this happens? It’s weighing on our consciences, and we know the owner would never have wanted to leave these customers high and dry.

Karla: If starting a business is about making a name for yourself, succession planning is often about whom you trust to carry on that name. But more than that, succession planning is “a continuing responsibility that you owe to employees and customers,” says Declan Leonard, attorney and partner at business law firm Berenzweig Leonard. As you’re seeing, even owners of small businesses “can really impact a lot of lives by not taking this responsibility seriously.”

The good news, Leonard says, is that even if your late boss’s family has no interest in running the business, “everyone’s interests are aligned” in dispensing with it quickly and properly: “Employees want to get paid;

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This year, Inc. launched the Best in Business awards, featuring Company of the Year to recognize companies that have had a superlative impact on their industries, their communities, the environment, and society as a whole.

Some companies have social impact baked into their business plans. Others step up in the moments when it’s most important. The companies on Inc.‘s inaugural Best in Business list have gone above and beyond their ordinary operations to respond to urgent needs–and not just those related to the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s how some of those companies helped their communities and employees in a year marked by crisis.

Connecting Climate Change to Public Health

When wildfire smoke blanketed the West Coast at the same time that a respiratory virus was spreading, Aclima, a San Francisco-based startup that tracks and analyzes air quality, took to the streets. Aclima equips its own fleets of vehicles, along with

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Dec 02, 2020 (WiredRelease via Comtex) —
A consciously conceived and designed business intelligence report titled Global Food Packaging market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type, and Application, Forecast to 2029 by discloses a succinct analysis of the regional spectrum, market size, and revenue forecast about the market. This report sheds light on the vital developments along with other events happening in the global Food Packaging market which is marking on the enlargement and opening doors for outlook growth in the coming years.

This is the latest report, covering the current COVID-19/Corona Virus pandemic impact on the market which has affected every aspect of life globally. This has brought along several changes in market conditions and the Business areas. The rapidly changing market scenario and initial and future assessment of the impact are covered in the Food Packaging

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The president of the United States, a self-described multi-billionaire, is still claiming the 2020 election was rigged — and he wants you to give him some of your money to help him sort that out.

Ever since it became clear Joe Biden was the president-elect, Trump’s campaign has pushed out a tsunami of text messages and email solicitations seeking donations to defray legal bills it’s incurred while trying, unsuccessfully, to overturn the election. Already, the effort has raised between $150 million and $170 million, according to the Washington Post and the New York Times.

What’s the likelihood all of that money will actually be used to defray Trump’s legal bills? You already know the answer.

As Bloomberg News and others reported weeks ago, most of the donations to the Trump Make America Great Again Committee get funneled to Save America, Trump’s new political action committee. The rest goes to the

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