Beating All of Your Business Bills

In the world of business there are not many things that are an absolute definite — one thing that is an absolute definite is the fact that bills need to be paid. Yes, as a business owner you can probably attest to the fact that bills are most certainly a definite in the world of business, and you can probably also attest to the fact that they certainly cannot be avoided.

However, even though they cannot be avoided, they can be beaten. To see just what bills can be beaten and how they can be beaten, make sure to read on.

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Beating your landline bills

Yes, your business’s landline bills, i.e. its telephone and Internet bills, can be beaten. And, to ensure that this is the case in your business, the most important thing for you to be focusing on is ensuring that all communication within your business is as economical as can be.

What this means, simply, is ensuring that your employees are not spending copious amounts of time using your phone system, and that they are certainly not using it willy-nilly and for their own gain. No, your business’s phone line should be used for the exact amount of time it needs to be used for and for exactly what it needs to be used for — anything else will be a waste and will boost your landline bills for no reason.

Something else that you should be seeking to do when seeking to beat your landline bills is trying to combine them all in bundle packages. These sorts of packages, which are quite common on the market today, will combine telephone bills, Internet bills and broadband bills together to make them far cheaper overall and far easier to pay. So, bundle your bills! And, when you come to doing so, make sure you know everything about the current market so that you can be sure that you have got the very best deal possible for your business.

Beating your energy bills

Your business’s energy bills are probably some of the biggest that you face, so it’s only natural that you are going to want to beat them as well and as often as you can. And, rest assured because this can be done.

The first thing that you should be doing in an energy bill beating venture is to ensure that your business becomes far more sustainable and energy efficient. This mean doing things like having solar panel fitted to your roof so that you can harvest the powers of the sun to source your workspace electricity. This means having your workspace water faucets fitted with solar hot water features. And this means switching the bulbs you use to light up your workspace from incandescent ones to compact fluorescent ones.

And, one of the biggest and most important things to be doing in your energy bill beating venture is ensuring that everything that uses electricity is switched off when it is not being used — from your light switches to your computers.

Beating your tax bills

As much as you may hate paying your business’s tax bills, unfortunately there is simply no way to avoid them. But, as is the theme here, there are ways to beat them.

The first thing that you should be doing when seeking to beat your tax bills is ensuring that you get the most back in regards to them at all times. Yes, you may be struck with the plight that is tax paying, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get money back in regards to them. What this means, first of all, is that you should be claiming money back for all of your business’s direct business expenses — basically, all the things you pay for that your business absolutely needs to be able to provide the service it offers. For instance, if your business was a construction business then when it came to buying plastic board and corrugated flute sheets for signs you could and should put them through as direct business expenses as they would be necessary for your success. You would be owed the money back in regards to them and it would be your right to claim it, so why not go for it?

Something else that you should be doing when seeking to beat the taxes placed upon your business is knowing the exact tax rules of the country that your trade in. By knowing this, and quite importantly keeping up with this knowledge (as they are subject to change frequently and without wanting) you would be able to be sure that your business is both doing everything it needs to do and not paying over the odds in regards to tax.

There are ways to beat your business’s bills, you just have to be willing to find deals, switch your practices and claim what you are owed to do it. So, go out and do it and make beating your bills your big business goal for 2018!


Lynne Huysamen

Mommy to a pigeon pair, blogger and online marketer. Lover of chocolate, good books and buckets of coffee.

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