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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Home-Based Business, 3rd Edition by Barbara Weltman

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Chapter 22
Teamwork
In This Chapter
◆ Taking on employees where zoning restrictions, space limits, and cost allow it
◆ Hiring family, friends, or strangers
◆ Functioning as an employer
◆ Paying payroll taxes
◆ Using independent contractors for some jobs
◆ Getting online assistance
Picture the circus act where a man keeps dozens of plates spinning atop poles, running back and forth to keep them all in motion. That’s what it’s like for many home-based business owners who do it all alone. They market their product or service, close the sale, perform the service, ship the product, send out an invoice, deposit receipts, keep the books, handle correspondence, and more. But some owners just can’t do it all themselves. They need or want to have help. If you ...

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