Business Toolbox

We want our members to have the tools they need to become successful and long-term business owners. As an entrepreneur it’s hard to know all the answers to the many challenges involved in running the day to day operation of your business. We created the Business ToolBox to become your starting point for quickly finding the answers you need so you can get back to doing what you love. Read what our local experts have to say about pertinent business issues like Human Resources, Finances, Marketing, Giving Back and Partnerships just to name a few.

3 Tennessee Government Loan Programs

By | 2018-12-20T19:27:11+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Business Toolbox, Finance|

excepts from the Tennessee Smart Start Small Business Guide by the TN Department of Economic & Community Development tn.gov/ecd/bero Financing is probably the first thing on many entrepreneurs' minds when it comes to starting a small business. One of the

9 Tech Tips for Small Business

By | 2018-12-18T18:08:19+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Business Toolbox, Growth|

by LeShane Greenhill Repost from Tech Toolbox for Small Businesses, Part 2 Here are nine free or low-cost tech tools that will save small businesses a great deal of time and money.  Using technology effectively will help you win against

8 Tech Tips for Small Business

By | 2018-10-30T19:25:18+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Business Toolbox, Growth|

by LeShane Greenhill Repost from Tech Toolbox for Small Businesses, Part 1 At SalesCocktail, one of our primary missions is to connect small businesses with free and low-cost technology that will accelerate sales, replicate daily tasks and help manage time.

4 Ways to Partner with Schools

By | 2018-10-24T02:51:30+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Business Toolbox, Growth|

by Nathan Hixson Working with schools in your community is a huge WIN-WIN for any corporation, big or small. Simply by reaching out to initiate support will be a welcomed call from any educational institution. We have needs and not

7 Options For Employee Health Benefits

By | 2018-10-23T18:49:21+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Business Toolbox, Finance|

by James Grimes Employee medical benefits have steadily reduced profits for many employers, especially for small businesses.  To offset rising costs, employers are making changes to their benefit plans which include increasing employee deductibles and out of pocket maximums.  These changes

Tax Payments and Due Dates

By | 2018-10-24T02:19:57+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Business Toolbox, Finance|

by Jennifer Mitchell Your business tax return is due on the 15th day of the fourth month following the end of your fiscal year.  For example, if your fiscal year coincides with the calendar year, meaning your “bookkeeping year” runs

Business Tax License

By | 2018-10-24T02:18:44+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Business Toolbox, Finance|

by Jennifer Mitchell Who needs to file businesses taxes Types of business tax licenses Registration and licensing requirements Business Tax Overview Generally, if you conduct business within any county and/or city in Tennessee, then you should register for and remit