FREE HELP FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

The following items are being provided FREE from Independent Business Association of Washington State to show you the quality of our service and our dedication to serving small business owners throughout Washington State. YOU can get a copy of any or all of these reports from IBA for FREE by completing our INFORMATION REQUEST FORM.

5 MOST COMMON BUSINESS TAX ERRORS
FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Washington State's business tax laws are complex and confusing, but that's no excuse when you are audited. YOU can receive a FREE report that will provide you with information on 5 of the most common tax errors made by small business owners and how YOU can avoid these errors and reduce your chances of being assessed for back taxes, plus interest and possible penalties when you are audited. Small business owners have had to pay $10,000's in back taxes, plus interest simply because they did not know about these common, but very costly oversights. YOU can get a copy of this report for FREE from Independent Business Association of Washington State by completing our INFORMATION REQUEST FORM.

5 KEYS TO GETTING A SMALL BUSINESS LOAN

Obtaining financing for a small business can be extremely challenging, especially if you haven't had to do it before. There are 5 very important things you need to do to successfully get financing for a small business. By doing these things before you request financing, you will save yourself valuable time and greatly increase your chances of getting the financing you are seeking. Failing to do these 5 things demonstrates to a lender that you are probably not a very high quality borrower and thus lenders are usually very cautious around people who do not come prepared to ask for their small business financing. IBA has prepared a Special Report that provides you 5 keys on how to get a small business loan. YOU can get a copy of this report for FREE from Independent Business Association of Washington State by completing our INFORMATION REQUEST FORM.

A CHECKLIST OF GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS
AFFECTING MOST SMALL BUSINESSES

Every small business owner has numerous government regulations he/she must comply with or face possible citations and fines for non-compliance. The average small business has 35 sets of regulations imposed by 18 local, state and federal agencies. If you employ any workers, add another 23 sets of additional regulations from 10 additional local, state and federal agencies.

To avoid citations and fines, some of which can be very costly, YOU need to know about these regulations and how to comply with them. That is one of the primary focuses of Independent Business Association, assisting you in complying with government regulations in order to save you time and money, hassles from government inspectors, and possibly costly fines for non-compliance. YOU can get started with a FREE checklist of the common government regulations that apply to most small businesses. YOU can receive a copy of this checklist for FREE from Independent Business Association of Washington State by completing our INFORMATION REQUEST FORM.

5 VERY COSTLY EMPLOYMENT LAW MISTAKES
SMALL EMPLOYERS MAKE

Employment law errors are the fastest growing source of lawsuits against small employers. It will typically cost a small employer $25,000 to $50,000 simply to defend himself/herself from a claim of an employment law violation. Employment laws include, but are not limited to:

  • Wage and Hour Laws, including Overtime. This report will give you information
  • Discrimination Laws
  • Sexual Harrassment Regulations
  • Collective Bargaining Laws (even if you do not have a union shop

Unfortunately, there are individuals who try and find UN-informed small business owners to trap in violations of these laws and then file a lawsuit to collect BIG awards from the small business owner.

YOU can get a FREE report that will give you information on 5 of the most common mistakes small business employers make and what you can do to avoid making these mistakes in your business. YOU can get a copy of this report for FREE from Independent Business Association by completing our INFORMATION REQUEST FORM.

5 KEYS TO IMPROVING THE RESULTS OF A GOVERNMENT INSPECTION OR AUDIT

YOUR business will be inspected or audited. IBA has prepared a Special Report that provides you 5 keys on how you can improve the results of a government inspection or audit. YOU can get a copy of this report FREE from Independent Business Association by completing our INFORMATION REQUEST FORM.

5 KEYS TO CONTROLLING YOUR FIRM'S UNEMPLOYMENT COSTS

Washington employers pay some of the highest unemployment taxes in the nation. Washington unemployment taxes can be one of the highest payroll costs for a small business. A small business can pay as little as .48% of their payroll in unemployment taxes, to 5.4%, an 11+ times difference. So managing your unemployment costs is very important for a small business owner. IBA has prepared a Special Report that provides you 5 keys on how you can control your firm's unemployment compensation costs. YOU can get a copy of this report for FREE from Independent Business Association of Washington State by completing our INFORMATION REQUEST FORM.

5 KEYS TO CONTROLLING YOUR FIRM'S
WORKERS' COMPENSATION COSTS

Workers' compensation costs can be one of the highest payroll costs for small employers, depending on what industry the business is in. There are a number of important ways small employers can minimize their firm's workers' compensation costs. You can get a copy of this report for FREE from Independent Business Association of Washington State by completing our INFORMATION REQUEST FORM.

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