In light of the coronavirus pandemic, this roundup heavily features the best small business articles relating to COVID-19 we read in March.

Advice for business owners

6 Ways To Protect Your Business During The Coronavirus Outbreak | Forbes

Business owners have been through a lot with all the coronavirus-related changes. From business shutdowns to taking operations remotely, there are many things you might have questions about. This article goes over six ways you can protect your business during COVID-19, including constantly communicating with employees, establishing a work from home policy, and taking advantage of federal relief. (Read)

In the workplace

COVID-19 Has My Teams Working Remotely: A Guide for Leaders | Gallup

If your business has been able to continue operating but remotely, you might have a lot of questions. And if you and your employees have never worked remote before, you may be overwhelmed. This article provides insight into how you can effectively manage your team from the comfort of your home during the coronavirus pandemic. (Read)

7 Essential Tips for Working From Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic | themuse

Going remote during the coronavirus can be a challenge, especially for workers who have never worked from home before. To maintain productivity and mental well-being, check out the tips in this article. Actions like getting dressed as if you were going into the office, designating a workspace, and keeping defined working hours can make all the difference. (Read)

Small business articles from Patriot

Here are some of the top payroll and accounting articles published by Patriot Software.

Accounting

Make Way for the Revived Form 1099-NEC in 2020

Have you heard about the Form 1099-NEC’s comeback? Rather than reporting nonemployee compensation on Form 1099-MISC, you will now report it on Form 1099-NEC. Unlike Form 1099-MISC, Form 1099-NEC solely reports nonemployee compensation and not other miscellaneous types of income. Learn the ins and outs of the form here. (Read)

What Is a Certificate of Good Standing?

If you want to open a business bank account, apply for a loan, secure investments, purchase insurance, or register to do business in another state, you may need a certificate of good standing. A certificate of good standing is a document that states can issue to prove a business is legally registered to operate in a state. Check out this article for more information. (Read)

Payroll

Small Business Relief During Coronavirus Pandemic

This article provides continuous updates on federal relief measures for both businesses and workers. Relief measures include low-interest loans, employer tax credits, government-issued stimulus checks, tax deferments, and more. Check out this article to learn more about what the government is doing for you during the coronavirus pandemic. (Read)

Visualize the Way You Pay Your Employees With a Payroll Process Flowchart

There’s a lot that goes into payroll. From calculating gross pay to subtracting taxes and other deductions, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by your employer responsibilities. Use this article to learn how the payroll process works … and use our mega infographic if you’re a visual learner! (Read)