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Q: We’re a new business, and we don’t have the cash flow yet to hire a full-time book-keeper, nor the workload to keep anyone busy full time – but if I, as the owner, do that record-keeping, bill-paying, etc., I get stuck at a desk when I should be out on the street developing new customers. Your advice?

A: This one is easy. When you outsource routine activities, you get the benefits of shared resources. You only pay for the time you use, and the work gets done at the most economical level.

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A: The choice between operating as a proprietorship, partnership, corporation, (or LLC, or sub S) is a critical one, and you want to make sure you’re doing it right. Rely for guidance on experts who know all about business structure. Advocate can help you determine what structural form your business should take, and can then handle the paperwork to get it done right.