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Did You Know: Employee vs. Contractor

The difference between an employee and a contractor is not just how you choose to pay them, or even how they choose to be paid. Check out the IRS guidelines...

5 Tips for Organizing Your Back Office

Your business is up and running. You've got a product customers need, a service customers want. You've made some sales, you've hired your first employee (or 2nd or 3rd). You're...

Meet Our Team: Shauna Huntington

Shauna Huntington is the Founder and President of Fortiviti LLC. Shauna grew up on a farm in a small rural community in central Kansas (Marquette). Growing up on a farm,...

October Giving Back: Harvesters

Time for Chili! Each month we select an organization to donate our time, money or efforts to. This month, our team chose Harvesters. We will be spending time at Harvesters...

Did You Know: Worker’s Comp Required

Workers compensation insurance is required by most states if you have employees. Check out this comparison by National Federation of Independent Businesses.

The Cost of Missing Vendor Discounts

How much does it really cost you when you don't take advantage of vendor discounts? Many suppliers will offer a 2% discount for prompt payment (payment within 10 days is...

Did You Know: Sales Tax Fact Sheets

The Kansas Department of Revenue provides "Sales Tax Fact Sheets" on its website. If you've ever wondered when you should be paying tax on your purchases or charging it on...

When Should You Start Paying Yourself?

So, you've started a business; maybe last week, last month, or even last year. You're wondering, "When should I start paying myself?". What to pay yourself and when to pay...