The Winner for the MaxFilings College Scholarship Essay Contest Is…

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While the 60th annual 2018 Grammy Awards aired on TV to recognize the best recordings, compositions and artists of the year, we at MaxFilings were busy reviewing the wonderful entries we received for our first-ever $1,000 scholarship essay contest. We received so many great essay responses that it was challenging to choose one winner. Back in ... More >

What’s Your Small Business Credit Score (and Why Should You Care)?

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When’s the last time you checked your FICO SBSS score? If you’re one of the lucky ones and have never applied for a small business loan, this may be the first time you’ve heard of it. Even if you have, you may dread looking up your credit score. So here are a few FAQs to let you in on the whats, whys, and hows. What is a small business ... More >

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Highly Successful Small Business

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There’s nothing better than getting paid to do something you love. “Sounds like a dream,” you may say. But this dream has become a reality for many entrepreneurs with some basic planning and business skills. Check out a few tips below to get started cashing in on your hobby. 1. Set money goals Are you trying to make some extra cash on the ... More >

Paycheck to Paycheck: Paying Yourself as a Small Business LLC Owner

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Believe it or not, one of the most asked questions of a new LLC owner or officer is: How do I pay myself? And that’s a great question. It’s not as easy as just taking what you need when you need it. Once you’ve formed your LLC, there are formalities in place that govern just how it’s done. You have three options: Pay Yourself Like an ... More >

3 Tax Tricks Every Small Business Owner Should Know Like the Back of Their Hand

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Dreading tax time? Join the club. We know - it can be a scary time for an entrepreneur like yourself. But we’re here to tell you that you shouldn’t be afraid. Small business owners have so many tax-saving options available to them, and below we’ve listed the top three that all should have in their back pocket. Deductions Deduct, deduct, ... More >