If you have a great idea for a new invention, then you may already be considering filing for a patent. Of course, obtaining a patent is the first step to protecting a new product idea, but you don't want to rush into filing a patent before you know exactly what you are getting into and how to fill out that patent application properly. In the best-case scenario, a patent application that is not completed fully and accurately could cost you the filing fee when you have to re-file and fix the mistakes you made the first time.
If you're a business owner and find yourself dreading the first few months of the year because of the hassle and expense of preparing your income taxes, you may be happy to hear about some positive changes made by Congress in late 2015. While some of these provisions were simply a codification of temporary measures passed during previous years, the permanency of these changes can help you significantly increase the accuracy of your business forecasting for the years ahead.