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5 Tips for Financial Success for Small Business Owners

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By Jerry Bazata – “The Money Answer Man” Each year thousands of entrepreneurs take a leap of faith, resign from full -time employment, and begin a business with the hopes and dreams of obtaining financial success and independence. With all good intentions, they begin working on a business model, creating a plan for sales and…

Tax Deductions for DJs

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By Jerry Bazata, “Money Answer Man” There is a date that is forever etched in stone on our calendars – April 15. This is, for many DJs, the dreaded day when “The Tax Man Cometh.” To be adequately prepared for him, here are some important items to consider well in advance of meeting with your…

What To Do With Your Tax Refund Check

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Jerry Bazata, “Money Answer Man” It’s that time of year when Uncle Sam rewards us for all our hard work and sends us back our “Billions” of overpayments in federal income tax. For business owners, this is like finding huge amounts of coin in the cushions of the couch or under the seat of our…

The Economics of Donating Your DJ Services

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By Jerry Bazata, “Money Answer Man” Many DJ small business owners value the importance of being responsible citizens by supporting nonprofit organizations and community events. Since most of us are not millionaires, simply writing a check is not an option every time an organization comes “knocking at our door” for a donation. We do however…

The Cost of Starting a DJ Service

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by Jerry Bazata, “The Money Answer Man” It’s happened to all of us countless times. We’re at a gig and one of the guests approaches us claiming to love music and be good on the microphone. The wannabe then usually declares what a great DJ he’d be. If you are like me, you begin to…

The Tax Man Cometh So Be Prepared

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By Jerry Bazata, “The Money Answer Man” There is a date that is forever etched in stone on our calendars – April 15. This is, for many DJs, the dreaded day when “The Tax Man Cometh.” To be adequately prepared for him, here are some important items to consider well in advance of meeting with…