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Business Services Online

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The Business Services Online Suite of Services allows organizations, businesses, individuals, employers,
attorneys, non-attorneys representing Social Security claimants, and third-parties to exchange information with Social Security securely over the internet. You must register and create your own password to
access Business Services Online.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to staff the BSO Customer Service and Technical Support phone lines. For general assistance, please send us an email at
employerinfo@ssa.gov. For technical assistance, please send us an email at bso.support@ssa.gov. Our staff is currently limited and responses may take longer
than usual. We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

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If you received an Employer Correction Request (EDCOR) letter concerning name and SSN mismatches for your employees and you need additional resources, please visit the EDCOR landing page at www.ssa.gov/employer/notices.html.

If you are adding a new BSO account, please make sure you select

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Business Entities | California Secretary of State

News & Notices, Customer Alerts and Processing Times

  • News & Notices: Get the latest information about changes affecting business conducted with the Business Programs Division.
  • Customer Alerts: Get the latest information about confirmed scams against Californians and businesses in the State of California, and what you can do if you have been a victim of a scam.
  • Get the current processing times for Business Entities and determine which method of submission meets your needs.

Online Services

All LLC Statements of Information and the required Statement of Information for most corporations can be submitted electronically using a credit card. PDF copies of imaged business entity documents, including Statements of Information are available for free on the Secretary of State’s Business Search.

Note: Statements of Information for common interest developments must be submitted on paper, by mail or in person (drop off), at this time.

 


The Business Entities Section

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E-Commerce Times: E-Business Means Business

March 27, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread, states and cities across the U.S. have imposed restrictions — from banning large gatherings to lockdowns, with citizens ordered to stay home except for essential jobs and errands, or get outdoor exercise. These steps came as infection numbers mounted, and the World Health Organization stated that COVID-19 was in fact a global pandemic. [More…]

March 25, 2020

e-commerce account takeovers have risen sharply according to a new transunion report

E-commerce account takeovers increased 347 percent and shipping fraud jumped 391 percent from 2018 to 2019, a fraud and identity solutions company reported. Fraudsters are gaining access to accounts using credential stuffing, romance scams, social engineering, phishing or hacking. The three-digit rise in account takeovers is connected to the rash of data breaches over the last decade. [More…]

March 25, 2020

zoho is offering free services to help businesses transition to remote workforces

Edge conditions and the change they drive are fascinating. Some people use the word “margin” because it’s at the margin that things change. A
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50 Excellent Small Business Ideas in India with Low Investment in 2020

Starting your own business is everyone’s dream. However, most budding entrepreneurs see their dreams nipped in the bud due to paucity of funds for investment or profitable business ideas.

Should you possess some special skills, you can definitely start your own small business with low investment. While some such small business ideas can be operated from your home, in other cases, you may need to lease small premises.

small business ideas

Funding small business: Generally, small businesses begin with whatever little capital you may have. Loans on very soft terms are also offered by community organizations and cooperative credit societies. You may consider procuring a loan to fund your small business idea.

Plan well for success: Remember, failing to plan is planning to fail. Therefore, plan your business well in advance before launch. Study the market for the product or service you plan to offer. Further, acquaint yourself well with your prospective

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BBB Northwest – Pacific: Start With Trust




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SMALL BUSINESS BANKING | PNC

The customer videos on this site are non-paid testimonials by real PNC customers.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (“PNC”) uses the names PNC Wealth Management®, PNC Institutional Asset ManagementSM and Hawthorn PNC Family WealthSM to provide investment and wealth management, fiduciary services, FDIC-insured banking products and services and lending of funds through its subsidiary, PNC Bank, National Association, which is a Member FDIC, and uses the names PNC Wealth Management® and Hawthorn PNC Family WealthSM to provide certain fiduciary and agency services through its subsidiary, PNC Delaware Trust Company. Brokerage and advisory products and services are offered through PNC Investments LLC, a registered broker-dealer and investment adviser and member of FINRA and SIPC. Insurance products and advice may be provided by PNC Insurance Services, LLC, a licensed insurance agency affiliate of PNC, or by licensed insurance agencies that are not affiliated with PNC;

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Simple Business Plan Template for Entrepreneurs

Here’s a Simple Business Plan Template for Entrepreneurs

Think you have a great idea for a business? That best way to find out whether you do or not is to do your research and write a business plan to see if your idea is feasible. The simple business plan template presented here will get you started.

A standard business plan consists of a single document divided into several sections including a description of the organization, the market research, competitive analysis, sales strategies, capital and labor requirements, and financial data.

The resulting document can serve as the blueprint for your business and be supplied to financial institutions or investors if debt or equity financing is needed to get your business off the ground.

Pros of using a business plan template: A good business plan template can help you get your thoughts organized. It can provide a guideline so you’re not stuck

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Small and Medium-Size Businesses – Apple

With the most powerful tools for business, you can solve problems more creatively, complete your tasks more simply, and collaborate with your team like never before. It’s work, only better.

This is Apple at Work.

The Apple Store is open for your business. Our team is available to show you how you can take your business paperless, collaborate more seamlessly, and manage your shop more smoothly.

Find a store near you

Sign contracts, manage time sheets, handle invoices, and more. It’s paperwork minus the work. And paper.

Notes

Scan and sign documents in a snap.

Files

Keep everything in one place and access it anywhere.

GoCanvas

Create logs and forms easily.

GoCanvas is available on the App Store

DocuSign

Get a client’s signature instantly.

DocuSign is available on the App Store

Work together in real time — whether it’s with your team across the table or your vendors across time 

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Business Definition

The general definition of a business is when a person or organization profits by providing goods or services in exchange for money. However, profit can include other items of value, such as credit, and items and services that are exchanged in lieu of money.

Types of Business Profit

Profit can be made on paper and even in other currency systems such as cryptocurrencies. These include bitcoin, ethereum and ripple, which are digital coins or tokens that can be used as payment.

Profit can also be based on a promise, which occurs when two or more parties engage in a contract. In English contract law, to create a binding contract that the law will recognize and enforce, there must be an exchange of consideration between the parties. Duhaime’s Law Dictionary defines consideration as “simply something of value received by a promisor from a promisee. It can take the form of a

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