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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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Idea Cafe's Cure for Client Contract Dilemma

Small Business ExpertWaiting for a client to sign on the dotted line can trip up other potential projects. Nip this problem in the bud with Laura Wiegert's "soft approach" for getting your biz contracts in sync. Learn how in

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A Trusted Guide for Choosing the Best IT Service Provider

As the IT world becomes more innovative, complicated and expensive, small and medium-sized companies are now outsourcing their departments to managed IT service providers. These companies incredibly increase the value of your IT department. However,

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Today we discuss how to make best use of the biggest piece of visual real estate on your Twitter profile – your cover photo! It may sound simple, but a cover photo can make a big difference for your business. It can help you and your business bette

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Jan. 31= Your Deadline for 1099s

Important News for Small BusinessBy 1/31 you must mail Form 1099s to each independent contractor you paid over $600 to last year. 1099s are special magnetic forms you can't download online, so don't delay requesting them. Get the whole picture and step-by-step details in Idea Cafe's Small Business Tax Center:

$1,000 Small Business Grant: Applications Deadline Extended

Important News for Small BusinessThe application deadline for the 19th Idea Cafe Grant was extended till 21st of January. This way we will give everyone one last opportunity to register for the Grant.

The 19th Small Business Grant will award $1,000 in cash, a total of $1,500 in advertising credits and tons of free publicity.

No matter whether your business idea is ground-breaking or a simple, but yet creative solution to an everyday problem, we would like to hear about it.

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