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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 Golden Rule for Customers

Small Business ExpertDonna Hall, CEO of The Right Answer, Inc., says, "The golden rule of customer service is: Listen! Listen! Listen!" Discover other service secrets in this week's

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Although not every business owner dreams of the same things, there are the same factors that affect how successful a business is. Whether we’re talking about habits, personality traits, or the way you approach stuff, these things can often mean the

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