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Wisconsin has so many business taxes from sales taxes to county taxes to the use tax that its understandable how a business can make an honest mistake when it comes to reporting taxes.    More
Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Buy or Rent?

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From skid-steers to hand-rakes, equipment is the heart of the contractor’s business. Buying it is an investment that brings pride of ownership and tangible assets, a    More
Friday, December 2, 2005

Staying Afloat: Eight Key Steps to Effective Disaster and Busine

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Rich Angelo, president and operations manager for Stay Green, Inc. in Valencia, California, has lived through several earthquakes, including the big one in 1994 that destro    More
Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Creative Marketing

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Your company has come to a crossroad. You have been able to maintain the customers you regularly service, but sales have been flat. You would like to increase your cust    More
Saturday, October 1, 2005

Are Your Employees Stealing You Blind?

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If you’ve been involved in management in the green industry for any length of time, then you’ve been exposed to employee theft. You may not even be aware of    More
Saturday, October 1, 2005

Franchising: Is It A Good Fit For You?

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BY RON CHEPESIUK 09/05 Today, Jernigan owns two U.S. Lawns franchises: U.S. Lawns of Northwest Mississippi and U.S. Lawns of East Memphis. He has thirteen employees and expects    More
Thursday, September 1, 2005

Workers Compensation: How to Keep Rates Down

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BY THOMAS G. DOLAN. When it comes to workers compensation insurance, youre often caught between a rock and a hard place. Its one of your biggest costs as a businessman and one that always seems to be on the rise. When it comes to workers’ compensation insurance, you’re often caught between a rock and a hard place. It’s one of y    More
Monday, August 1, 2005

H-2B Application Process Approved

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07/05 The Department of Homeland Security has released its guidelines on how to file petitions for H-2B workers. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now a    More
Friday, July 1, 2005

Liability Insurance... Read the Fine Print

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Youve got a big job, and your general contractor gives you a contract to sign. However, you dont understand some of the small print terms, such as additional insured, waver of subrogation, completed operation coverage, and so on. You’ve got a big job, and your general contractor gives you a contract to sign. However, you don’t understand some of the small print terms, s    More
Friday, July 1, 2005 THOMAS G. DOLAN

Building A Landscape: Commercial

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Las Vegas has a reputation for glitz and glamour and the latest addition, the Wynn Las Vegas, does not disappoint. The project was conceived by SteveWynn, famous for creating other Las Vegas landmarks, as an upscale resort to pamper its guests, and no detail went unnoticed. For example, on one of the walk-throughs, Wynn noticed big, beautiful Ficus nitadas were planted outside the front entrance. Wynn didn’t like the grayish color of the trunks, so the landscape architects came up with a safe vegetable dye to paint the tree trunks a darker color.    More
Wednesday, June 1, 2005 DENNE GOLDSTEIN