At the beginning of the year, I finished all my other jobs and decided to focus exclusively on my small business, which has been running for more than ten years. I see many advantages in that, but I also have my fears. It is natural and familiar to many people who are just thinking about starting their own business.
In this post, I’ll talk about my three biggest fears, but for positivity, let’s also talk about how I deal with them.
Fear 1: Taxes for small businesses. What if I forget something or calculate it wrong?
As a company manager, I hired an accountant because I believe everyone should work in their field. If I made a mistake, the accountant helped me correct it. Now I am on my own.
It seems simple. Many calculators on the internet allow you to work out how to pay taxes in the country where you work.
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Hello, It’s hard to start the first shop’s blog. The shop has been open for more than ten years, so many people already know what is behind the screen. But every month, some people are still discovering the world of postcards. And it’s excellent! If you found my postcards and stationery store for the first time, let me introduce myself. If you have met me before, maybe you will be interested to know more personal facts.
My name is Salomėja. I live in Lithuania, and I have been an active postcrosser since 2008. I haven’t even taken a short break in all this time. Click here to see my personal postcrossing.com account. So X-teen years ago, I faced a lack of colorful, original, and quality postcards when participating in this postcards exchange project, so I created this shop hoping to solve the problem. My postcard collection is growing every day. And now I offer a wide range of cards: illustrated and photo postcards, animals, keep calm, funny postcards, etc. Also, I started to create stickers and other stationery.
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