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Financial Due Diligence

Whenever you are thinking about buying a business (or selling a business) it is expected that you will perform your due diligence before the sale is final to help decide whether or not the purchase is a good idea by verifying the material facts related to the transaction. This post…

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Developing Business Ideas

In a previous post, we talked about the importance of diversifying your business and the benefits that it can have toward your success. This time, we’ll talk more about developing an initial idea for a business. You’ve probably heard it said before, that they key to a successful business is…

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CO’s Economy & Energy Prices

Colorado was recently ranked 3rd among US state economies by Business Insider. You can see the full report here. This is not too surprising since Business Insider also ranked CO as being the fastest growing state economy last year. A large part of the methodology of the new ranking, Business…

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Full-Strength Beer & Liquor in Grocery Stores

Recently, there has been a greater push to allow grocery stores and other chains like Target to be able to sell liquor, wine, and full-strength beer at all of their locations. Currently, Colorado law only permits one liquor license per business for the entire state, which means that only one…

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Appreciating your Customers and Clients

It cannot be put any more simply than to say that without your customers and/or clients, your business could not survive, so lets talk about ways that you can show your appreciation to them and increase their loyalty to keep them coming back again and again. You can always consider…

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Consider Diversifying Your Business

Now that Spring is just around the corner, lets talk about one way of making an exciting new change to your business as part of some spring cleaning. A while back there was some interesting speculation that turned out to become a reality, Google has launched a new program to…

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What are Occupational Privilege Taxes?

Occupational Privilege Taxes in Colorado are essentially a “head tax” that is levied on most workers within jurisdictions that have the tax. Simply put, this means that every employee that falls under the requirements in the jurisdiction has to pay it, and there is typically an employer match of this…

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Trelora under fire for breach of contract

Trelora, a real estate brokerage startup located here in Denver that charges a flat fee for its services, appears to have breached the terms of its multiple listing service (MLS) subscription. What Trelora started doing was including, as part of its searchable home listings, the amount that home sellers are…

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Trelora under fire for breach of contract

It was reported that Trelora, a relatively new real estate brokerage startup that charges a flat fee for its services, is breaching the terms for its multiple listing service (MLS) subscription. What Trelora started doing was including, as part of its searchable home listings, the amount that home sellers are…

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Federal Deadlines for Tax Payments

Now that 2015 is in well underway, let’s take a look at some of the various tax payment deadlines for businesses. Here is a link to the IRS Tax Calendar publication, but in case you are in a hurry, here is a brief rundown for you on some tax deadlines…

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