Sunday, August 25th, 2019

A courier service is going to manage a lot of information. The most relevant of all the information is going to be about clients. The best practice for filing paperwork on any client is to create an individual file for each customer in addition to any computer files about them too. This file should contain: […]

Continued from Hiring Help – Part 2 – Pros and Cons of Hiring Employees Ask anyone if they are a good driver and most will answer yes, but the real question is if they are a driver suitable for your courier service. There are many things you will need to know about someone before you […]

Continued from Hiring Help – Part 1 – Pros and Cons of Hiring Subcontractors If your courier service has grown substantially, and you are finding it difficult to keep up with the needs of customers it might be the right time to consider hiring an employee. Of course this person might be hired to assist […]

A courier service is, essentially, a one-person operation. This is only until it begins to acquire more and more clientele, however, and then there could be the need to hire additional staff or to subcontract some of the work. Which is the best solution? That generally depends upon the individual business and the type of […]

This article is continued from Banking and Finance, Part Two: How to Open a Business Checking Account. As a self employed business owner, filing your taxes properly and ensuring that you have maximized your deductions can literally help you save tens of thousands of dollars during a very profitable year.  Likewise, ensuring that you have […]

This article is continued from Banking and Finance, Part 1: What Is Co-Mingling and How to Avoid It . In order to help your business look better on paper and to better help you separate money and file taxes, it is important to create a separate checking account for your service.  Many banks offer free […]

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When starting your business, you will certainly find that you need to use your personal funds to pay certain expenses, such as permit costs and fuel costs.  Paying these things out of pocket is practical and necessary, but as a rule you need to work to create separate finances for your business as soon as […]

This article is continued from Part 2: Pros and Cons of Sole Proprietorships. When it comes to choosing a structure for your startup business, an LLC or a sole proprietorship will almost certainly be the right initial choice for you.  You will be working alone and your income will be quite minimal until you have […]

This article is continued from Part 1: Pros and Cons of LLCs. One method of forming a business is to become a sole proprietorship.  This is certainly the easiest way to create a business, in that it doesn’t require you to specifically do anything. There are no specific forms to file with your state government […]