Meredith has been a part of the Zion & Company family since 1995. She brings to the company years of experience in retail management and buying, manufacturing production, and education, having taught Accounting, Statistics, and Business Math at two junior colleges. Meredith is one of two founding partners of Paragon Financial Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, running and time with her family.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday need no introduction, but for small business owners it’s all about Small Business Saturday—an annual holiday shopping tradition that gets communities out in support of their local small businesses. Small Business Saturday falls on November 24 this year, so if you haven’t already…start getting the word out.
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 requires Forms 1099-MISC reporting non-employee compensation (NEC) in box 7 to be filed by January 31.
Small business owners in many communities offer downtown trick or treat events. Take advantage of this opportunity to build your business reputation. Involvement in local events goes a long way with both existing and prospective customers—indicating a vested interest in your community. Find creative ways to make your business stand out this trick-or-treat season. We hope the following suggestions will spark fun promotional ideas: