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Contents Introduction 000 Chapter 1 - Money Matters: Pricing, Billing, Collecting 000 How to Price Your Work 000 Using the Hourly Rate Approach 000 Keeping Track of Expenses 000 Billing and Collecting Payments for Your Work 000 Chapter 2 - Contracts and Beyond: Protecting Your Business 000 Estimates and Contracts 000 Following Through after the Contract 000 Contract Disputes 000 Chapter 3 - Running and Growing Your Business 000 Setting Up Your Office 000 Working Smart 000 Getting Help 000 Growing Your Business 000 Chapter 4 - Managing the Paper Chase 000 Getting Motivated 000 What Is a Record? 000 What Records to Keep and How to Keep Them 000 When It's Time to Use the Records 000 Getting Help with Record Keeping 000 Optimizing Computer Use for Business 000 Chapter 5 - Drawing the Line: Business vs. Personal Finances 000 Legal Reasons for Separating Business and Personal Finances 000 Good-Sense Reasons for Separating Business and Personal Finances 000 Methods for Separating Business and Personal Finances 000 Chapter 6 - Sizing Up Your Options: Corporations, Partnerships, Employees 000 Look to the Future First 000 Should I Incorporate? 000 Business Expansion: Employees, Job Sharing, Subcontractors 000 Taking on a Partner 000 Hiring a Lawyer 000 Chapter 7 - Taxes: Plain and Simple 000 Tax Estimating and reporting Requirements 000 For the Do-it-Yourselfers 000 Taw-Related Issues for Contractors 000 Selecting the Right Accountant 000 Chapter 8 - Insurance: Money Well Spent 000 Types of Insurance 000 Insurance to Protect Your Business 000 Insurance for Employees 000 Including Insurance Costs in Your Prices 000 Filing Claims 000 Working with an Agent or Broker 000 Chapter 9 - Medical Insurance: How to Live with It 000 Basic Medical Coverage 000 Group Medical Coverage 000 Types of Medical Insurance Plans 000 Selecting the Right Medical Insurance 000 Medical Insurance and Taxes 000 Making the Best Use of Your Health Care Coverage 000 Chapter 10 - Disability: Anticipating the Solution 000 Disability: A Clear and Present Danger 000 Disability Insurance 000 Other Solutions for Dealing with Disability 000 Chapter 11 - Retirement Planning: Never Too Early 000 Getting Started 000 Defining Your Objectives 000 Estimating Your Future Expenses 000 Retirement Income: Putting Together the Pieces 000 Balancing Income with Expenses 000 Medical Care during Retirement 000 Retirement and Estate Planning 000 Chapter 12 - Your First Year in Business 000 Overview 000 Plans for Beginning Work 000 The First Jobs 000 Proactive Preparation 000 Monthly, Bimonthly and Quarterly Reviews 000 Income Taxes 000 Planning for Surprises that Arise in the First Year 000 Glossary 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Building trades -- United States -- Management.
Construction industry -- United States -- Personnel management.
Building trades -- United States -- Personnel management.
Labor laws and legislation -- United States.
Construction industry -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Contractors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.