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What's your quantifiable risk in conducting (or not conducting) specific business activities? Operational Risk Management (ORM) has stepped up as a practical tool for finding out, especially in technology-related arenas.
Highly informative and practical, this article provides tips from IT managers on managing vendor relationships but can be useful to all any manager. Example: Focus on value and ask the vendors to demonstrate that they can deliver.
Implementing an effective inventory management system can provide: reduced carrying costs, improved ordering and order flow, reduced waste, access to inventory, and increased customer satisfaction. Included in this guide are no-cost links from the Small Business Administration and other government-funded resources plus quick-read, practical suggestions.
Identity theft is a concern not only for entrepreneurs, but also for their employees and customers. A security breach that releases social security numbers or other sensitive information may require you to alert the victims and the authorities ASAP. Bonus: several helpful links to other guidance and information.
IRS Products and Publications for Small Business and Entrepreneurs
IRS E-newsletter for Small Businesses
Small business workshops are designed to help the small business owner understand and fulfill their Federal Tax responsibilities. Workshops are sponsored and presented by IRS partners who are Federal Tax specialists. Workshop topics vary from a general overview of taxes to more specific topics such as recordkeeping and retirement plans. Although most are free, some workshops have fees associated with them. Any fees charged for a workshop are paid to the sponsoring organization, not the IRS. Small business phone forums enable the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to address issues involving small businesses without having to leave your home or office. The programs are designed to provide presentations on key topics. The phone forums are free of charge. These forums can be held either at the local or national level.
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Online Learning and Educational Resources such as Online Classroom; Small Business Products Online Ordering; The 2007 Small Business Resource Guide CD-ROM; The 2007 Tax Calendar for Small Businesses and Self-Employed (Publication 1518); Tax Scams - How to Recognize and Avoid Them; Basic Tools for Tax Professionals; SBA's Small Business Training Network; SBA Offers Spanish Online Classes; Understanding Taxes; Link and Learn Taxes; Tax Talk Today; SBTV.com-SBTV.com is a television network on the Web devoted exclusively to providing engaging streaming video content to small businesses.
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