More and more people are choosing the self-employed life, but until the rest of the world (i.e. the banks) catch up, it can still feel like there are a lot more hoops to jump through to convince a lender that you’re a safe bet and secure a self-employed mortgage. The good news is that if you get clued up, get prepared, and have the right documentation in hand, there’s no reason why you won’t qualify for a self-employed home loan, and you shouldn’t expect to pay higher rates than any other borrower for the privilege.
The situation becomes more complicated when you consider that you need to adjust to new tax regulations each year. The recently passed tax bill makes a number of changes that could impact how much you owe in business taxes, the credits you can take and the deductions you need to account for.
With the wonderful color schemes this fall come unique demands placed on landscaping professionals and very interesting trends in gardens.
Hurricane Harvey has had a massive impact on the southeast United States, particularly Texas and Louisiana. At RapidAdvance, our hearts go out to those who have been affected by the storms this past week. We want to share two resources that can help business owners recover from natural disasters such as this one. If you know a small business owner who may be presently impacted by Hurricane Harvey or another disaster, please read on.
Metro Detroit's 2017 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For has chosen us for their list for the second year running! This competition honors organizations in Detroit that excel in human resources best practices. Each company is assessed based on several categories, including diversity, work-life balance and retention.
We sat down for an interview with our local veteran and RapidAdvance CEO Will Tumulty to get his take on veterans in the business world and inspiring the entrepreneurial spirit.
Legitimate deductions aren’t always that straightforward – in fact, some of them are just downright strange and funky. Here are some super weird tax deductions for small businesses that are totally legit and you might want to consider this year.
Even with the election long over, the Trump administration continues to be the focus of near constant news coverage due to heated debate over the president's social and immigration policies. While his economic proposals have seen less coverage, you need to be prepared for how they will impact your business.
We are extremely proud of the fact that our RapidAdvance RapidResource blog was named by Feedspot as one of the Top 100 Small Business Blogs on the web for 2016.