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Hire a CPA

A good CPA is critical when your retail biz takes off.

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If you're starting a retail or service business involving a lot of cash, make sure the CPA has expertise in providing input on controlling your cash. As you grow, this becomes an increasingly vital issue, and a good CPA should be able to advise you in this area.

Excerpted from Start Your Own Business: The Only Start-Up Guide You'll Ever Need

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