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How to Avoid the Most Common Tax Penalties Franchisees Face

How to Avoid the Most Common Tax Penalties Franchisees Face

About one in three small businesses will face fines and penalties at some point in their operations due to mistakes, inaccuracies and other errors. Learn about the most common tax penalties for small businesses and how to avoid them.


Considering Investing in a Food or Beverage Franchise? Read This!

For the right person, a food or beverage franchise offers an exciting, customer-facing, rewarding business opportunity. There is, however, a lot to consider prior to investing in one. Learn the ins and outs of doing so and about today’s top opportunities here.


Summer’s Hottest Franchise Offerings

Summer means a jump in temperatures and sales for certain franchises. Read about some of the hottest of the season, which are also rated very highly by the franchisees who own them.


After Selling His Company for $50 Million, Leeward Bean Entered Franchising

After selling his scientific instrument company, Ocean Optics, in 2004, Leeward Bean was enjoying his well earned retirement when two of his former employees lured him out of it to help them launch a new business idea. Read how the experience eventually led to the creation of the Big Frog Custom T-Shirt franchise.


Franchise Disclosure Documents Protect Those Who Take The Time To Read Them

Before you invest in a franchise, it’s essential to obtain and carefully review its Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) to ensure the system you are considering investing in is strong as well as ethical. This article features a quick overview of what FDD Items entail and why taking the time to understand each one is worthwhile.