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3 steps to empowering employees with corporate cards

November 27, 2018 By
Control is the key: A credit card that is used unchecked can do a lot of damage. Working in the pest management business, we find ourselves on the road solving a multitude of problems. As such, we often require supplies... Read more»
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It takes a village to buy a building

August 25, 2017 By
In my June and July columns, I detailed the process Schopen Pest Solutions went through to purchase a new building for its headquarters. And let me tell you, I couldn’t have gotten through it alone. I had a lot of... Read more»
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5 steps to organize your business finances

August 10, 2017 By
As a pest management company leader, you must juggle operations, management and marketing — as well as customer service and several other functions. Unless you have someone on staff who has all the skills needed to manage accounting duties, this... Read more»
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Buying a building for new headquarters leads to decisions

August 9, 2017 By
As I was standing in front of my new building the other day, talking to my architect, a homeless man sidled up to us. I figured he was going to ask us for a few dollars, but instead, he shook... Read more»
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Reduce taxes with proper deductions

February 3, 2017 By
As the adage goes, you’ve got to spend money to make money. It follows that knowing how to maximize your deductible business expenses lowers your profit — and therefore, your taxes.   What can you deduct? The income tax rules... Read more»
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