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Federal Tax Identification Launches New Live Chat Feature

Taxes are a complex process for both individuals and businesses. Each registered business entity is given a unique, nine digit tax number for identification, called an EIN or FIEN. Federal Tax Identification provides businesses an easy way to file for an EIN number online. The site has now integrated a live chat feature that allows clients to instantly get help with the ss-4 form.

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Small Business ExpertButter up cranky customers with hot tips for cooling-down tempers. Donna Hall, a customer service guru, shares some secrets in

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How to Submit an Article to Idea Cafe

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Join the Buzz on the Perks (and Jerks) of Running a Small Biz.

Working alone at home? Looking for new ideas or ways to juggle work & family demands? Come on over to the Working at Home forum and see how others are dealing with the same issues. CyberSchmooz

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Belly up to the Financial Feasts table and talk turkey about money... what to look for, where & how? All money talk is fair game. CyberSchmooz

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At times, we have more tasks that we can reasonably handle. As a business owner, you find yourself struggling with many things at the expense of productivity. Amazingly enough, small changes in your business can go a long way in improving efficiency

5 Departments Your Startup Can Temporarily Outsource

The number of startups that have started up over the last few years is astounding. According to recent surveys, over 540,000 businesses a month are started. That's a lot of people who need help. How these businesses invest in their infrastructure is

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