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The Silver City Small Business Development Center has agreed to send weekly columns to the Beat. We’re starting with ones that have already been published in the Daily Press.

The opinions do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Grant County Beat.

What Every Startup Business Needs to Know about IRS Regulations

By Ben Sutton

Have you ever heard the saying, "Asking for forgiveness is easier than asking for permission?" Whoever said that must not have been talking about the IRS. In my experience helping hundre-- Continue reading

You Have an Idea for a Business, Now What?

By Lisa Furgison

Have you been kicking around a business startup idea for a while now? You're not alone. A lot of entrepreneurs sit on their ideas for months or years before taking action. Some people-- Continue reading

A Court for Every Conflict: Resolving Business Disputes in New Mexico

By Stephen S. Hamilton, Montgomery & Andrews, P.A.

Where do you go to settle business legal disagreements? There are several courts that handle these kinds of cases, but how do you know which one-- Continue reading

Acción’s Presto Loans Offer Quick, Affordable Credit to Small Businesses

By Alfonso Ramos, Loan Officer I, Acción New Mexico

Presto Loans aren't magic... but they are quick and available to businesses with immediate needs. If your business needs quick cash in amounts up to-- Continue reading

Honoring America's Veterans

By Felipe de Ortego y Gasca
Scholar in Residence, Chair, Department of Chicana/Chicano and Hemispheric Studies, Western New Mexico University; USMC, World War II, 1943-1946 (Platoon Sergeant); USAF, Ko-- Continue reading

State Funds Give Businesses Access to Capital

By Russell Cummins, Executive Director and Investment Advisor
New Mexico Small Business Investment Corporation

It's tough to get a new business off the ground, and one of the hardest things about start-- Continue reading

Great Idea…Not so Great a Delivery

By Mike Jousan
Owner and CEO, Clear Communication Company

That headline caught my eye. The story was about a new product, but it reminded me of communication in general. I deal with people who are very-- Continue reading

Improve Your Cash Flow

Keeping an eye on your company's cash flow is as important as watching the fuel gauge while driving a car. If your company is running low on cash and you're not sure why, here are some trouble-shootin-- Continue reading

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