Welcome to this week’s small business news weekly roundup!
In this week’s roundup, we’ll discuss the 2013 home office deduction, managing cash flow in small firms, a small biz to-do list, and what to work on if your loan application has been denied.
First, some other great roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Facebook Special: The New York Times shares links to articles on all the upcoming fiscal deadlines and their consequences, the worst cities for bedbugs, a new online learning company that has raised $103 million, an unexpectedly strong December for retailers, PayPal’s expansion of its retail store payment service, and much more.
- 3 Things You Should Know About Small Business: Jan. 24: The Street links to articles about franchisors getting creative to attract franchisees, the SBA’s new online government-contracting tool, and a debate over merchant cash advances.
- Small Business Must-Reads: Wednesday, Jan. 23: From The Wall Street Journal, links to articles on why solving customer service issues over social media may not be a good idea, small businesses delaying hiring because of economic uncertainty, and more.
And now, the rest!
- IRS 2013 Home Office Deduction: Gaebler.com shares information on the rule change that simplifies the calucation of the home office deduction for the 2013 tax year.
- Learning how to manage cash flow in small firms: This is the third in a series of articles by Tim Mazzarol, President of the Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand at Business IT.
- Small Business “To Do” Items of the Year: Small Business Trends shares some must-do items to add to your list as a small business owner this year.
- Small business advice: Five things to work on if your company’s loan application is denied: Advice from Mary Ellen Biery at The Washington Post.
What’s new in your small business world this week?