Terms starting with: e
Definition: Business done on and through the web
Definition: An agency whose goal is to help develop and support economic growth
within a specified city, region or state by providing necessary
resources and assistance
Definition: Marketing via e-mail, usually through the use of sales letters or
Definition: A document that includes information that employees may need to
refer to frequently in order to meet the terms and conditions of
Definition: A trust set up by a company to allot some of its stock to its
employees over time. Used as an employee incentive, the plan often
provides tax benefits to the company.
Definition: A 9-digit number obtained by a business with paid employees from
the IRS. If you're a sole proprietorship, your EIN is your social
Definition: An agreement entered into between an employer and an employee at
the time the employee is hired that outlines the exact nature of
their business relationship, specifically what compensation the
employee will receive in exchange for specific work performed
Definition: The federal government agency mandated to monitor compliance with
and enforce Title VII of the Civil Rights of 1964 and other federal
civil rights laws
Definition: Obtaining the use of machinery, vehicles or other equipment on a
rental basis. This avoids the need to invest capital in equipment.
Ownership rests in the hands of the financial institution or
leasing company, while the business has the actual use of it.
Definition: A method of financing in which a company issues shares of its stock
and receives money in return. Depending on how you raise equity
capital, you may relinquish anywhere from 25 to 75 percent of the
Definition: The act of using a personnel firm to locate potential candidates to
fill open senior-level management or other critical positions in
Definition: A nontechnical summary statement at the beginning of a business
plan that's designed to encapsulate your reason for writing the
Definition: Shared offices with services provided by a management firm
Definition: The formal conversation that takes place between an employee and an
HR or other manager to determine the reason(s) the employee is
Definition: The planned exit of an owner from their business
Definition: A report that tracks expenses incurred during the course of
performing necessary job functions. Examples include charges for
gas, meals, parking or lodging.
Definition: An independent bank established by Congress that finances or
insures foreign purchases of U.S. goods for customers unable or
unwilling to accept credit risk.
Definition: The selling of goods and services produced in one country in
Definition: One who starts or assumes control of a business or other independent enterprise, often employing innovation and more than an ordinary degree of risk.