May / June 2007
Focus On: Small Business
Big Fish, Small Pond - Think small businesses can’t compete with the big guys for the best and brightest professional talent? Think again.
Venture Online - Follow these six steps to launch your SMB into cyberspace.
Idea Factory - Breakthrough ideas are the commerce of 21st century companies. And small businesses are the ones stealing the show.
Hire Learning | Playing favorites
The pros, cons and legalities of hiring family and friends.
Stock in Trade | Take the lead
It’s all about people skills in the race to push your team to the finish line.
Corporate Insider | T&E rescue
Automated systems save time while boosting the bottom line.
Small Biz | Pick a partner
Bringing on a partner? Make it a perfect match.
Tech Know | Tag it!
Radio Frequency Identification technology is redefining our business future.
Up & Comers | First day jitters
Starting a new job? These tips will help to ease the panic.
Bottom Line | Payroll profit
Online solutions are making payroll a lucrative venture for small businesses.
Public Eye | Audit assembly
Manufacturing and construction company auditors build a foundation for audit best practice.
First Word | A message from ICPAS President & CEO Elaine Weiss.
Bradley K. Walton’s Money’s Worth | Glass half full
Put the next market downturn in its proper perspective.
Harvey Coustan’s Tax Citings | Dazed and confused
Internal Revenue Code §704(b) presents more angst than calm for partnerships.
Seen & Heard | News bytes, sound advice and practical business tips.
Marketplace | Classifieds
Standing Ovation | Illinois CPA members make their mark.