Articles about Entrepreneurship And Small Business by Peter I. Hupalo


Book Reviews of
Thinking Like An Entrepreneur


Thinking Like An Entrepreneur
Table of Contents


Chapter 3
Men Are Cheaper Than Guns


Chapter 4
Intellectual Capital And Bootstrapping



Other HCM Books

Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and S Corporation Books
--Thinking Like An Entrepreneur--

S Corporation Articles

The Second Edition of How To Start And Run Your Own Corporation: S-Corporations For Small Business Owners is now available. Published 2014.

2010 GAO S-corporation Study and Recommendations For Tax Changes Commentary We examine the 2010 GAO report which looked at how accurately S corporations reported their taxes. The report also examined the complexity of shareholder basis and the topic of reasonable wages.

S Corporation Audits Increase 34% in 2006. IRS audits of small business corporations and wealthy individuals increased significantly in 2006. The IRS is placing more emphasis on pass-through tax entities used by knowledgeable entrepreneurs.

S Corporations and Reasonable Salary. In light of the Treasury Department Study, we discuss reasonable salary issues for S-corporation officer-shareholders.

Treasury Department Suggests S Corporation Tax Change. To increase Social Security and Medicare tax collection, a recent Treasury study suggests making all operating earnings of single-shareholder S corporations subject to employment taxes.

IRS To Examine S Corporation Tax Compliance. The IRS announces it plans to randomly audit 5,000 S-corporation tax returns to see if entrepreneurs understand how to properly fill out the 1120S tax return and K-1s. (IRS S Corporation press release)

IRS Changes S Corporation Shareholder K-1 Forms Tax changes give S-corporation shareholders an updated K-1 form, increase the number of allowed S-corporation shareholders from 75 to 100, and allow the immediate deduction of some business start-up costs.

Minnesota Corporation Owners Can Opt Out Of State Unemployment Insurance. Press Release Summary: Effective January 1, 2005, Minnesota corporation officers who own 25% or more of their company's stock can elect not to be covered by Minnesota state unemployment insurance (SUI). Updated 2007. From a tax-standpoint, not electing coverage isn't always the best option.

S Corporations Help Small Business Owners Save On Taxes. Learn how Vice Presidential candidate John Edwards saved $591,000 by forming an S Corporation.

Choosing Between An S Corporation And A Limited Liability Company

Choosing Between An S Corporation And A C-Corporation

IRS Now Allows Filing Form 2553 (Election of S Corporation Status) With Corporate Tax Return.

Update On Entrepreneur Trademark Conflict

For the latest about the conflict of the trademark over the word "entrepreneur"
Entrepreneur Trademark TOC

Questions & Answers The Entrerpeneur Trademark Conflict

Small Business Articles

Entrepreneurial Value Creation (essay)

American Health Care "Reform" And Really Small Businesses: Enough To Make You Sick

American Economy In A Vise Grip (General economic commentary)

Dirty Socks And Bad Banks (opinion, commentary). I contemplate extending the bank bailout to non-paying eBay bidders.

Setting Business New Year's Resolutions

Songwriters Selling Rights To Copyrights Can Now Claim a Capital Gain And Pay Lower Taxes

New SBA Study Examines Home-Based Businesses This study compares home-based businesses claiming the home-office deduction to those who rent space. We learn the average home business has revenue of $62,523 and net profits of $22,569.

Why Small Business Owners Should Support Network Neutrality (Opinion-Editorial)

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for Small Business

Starting A Business In Minnesota

Reducing Your Business Taxes With Section 179 Deductions

Revenue Per Employee In Small Business

Business Entry Strategy: Study Your Industry

Small Business Marketing 101

Angel Financing

Angel Investing and Entrepreneurship

Money, Mortgages, Morality, Microlending, Entrepreneurship, and A Free Lunch (Commentary-Opinion)

Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Home Business, Investing, And Self-Publishing Books

If you want to learn about entrepreneurship and starting a company, you'll enjoy Thinking Like An Entrepreneur: How To Make Intelligent Business Decisions That Will Lead to Success in Building and Growing Your Own Company.

If you're starting or run a corporation, you'll enjoy How To Start And Run Your Own Corporation: S-Corporations For Small Business Owners. This book will help you understand corporate business structure. Learn about stock basis, tax strategies, and more.

If you're starting or run a small book publishing company, you'll enjoy our new book How To Start And Run A Small Book Publishing Company: A Small Business Guide To Self Publishing And Independent Publishing

If you want to learn how to grow your wealth by investing, you'll enjoy Becoming An Investor: Building Wealth By Investing In Stocks, Bonds, And Mutual Funds.

For those newer to business and who want to start a home-based business, our newest title is aimed at helping beginners get started. Getting Rich In Your Underwear: How To Start And Run A Profitable Home-Based Business.


How To Start And Run A Small Book Publishing Company: A Small Business Guide To Self-Publishing And Independent Publishing

How To Start And Run A Small Book Publishing Company: A Small Business Guide To Self Publishing And Independent Publishing

Paul Tulenko, syndicated small business columnist, says:
"I have not read a better book for entrepreneurs. ...Buy this one, and wear it out."

Thinking Like An Entrepreneur: How To Make Intelligent Business Decisions That Will Lead To Success In Building And Growing Your Own Company

Thinking Like An Entrepreneur:
How To Make Intelligent Business Decisions That Will Lead To Success In Building And Growing Your Own Company


A basic introduction to starting a home-based business. This book covers home-based business models, licensing, zoning, intellectual property (copyrights, patents, and trademarks), sole proprietorship taxation, and more.

Getting Rich In Your Underwear: How To Start And Run A Profitable Home-Based Business

Getting Rich In Your Underwear:
How To Start And Run A Profitable Home-Based Business


Written for small business owners who want to understand S corporations, this book covers basis, tax forms (including worked examples of 1120S and K-1s), and much more.

How To Start And Run Your Own Corporation: S Corporations For Small Business Owners.

How To Start And Run Your Own Corporation: S-Corporations For Small Business Owners