The Accidental Contractor

Posted in LOCAL

Greg Rocha never meant to become a general contractor.  Rocha started as a carpenter, but now, for the last eight years, he has owned and managed Rocha and Son Construction in Montera, California. Rocha started out as a carpenter and intended to spend his career as one.  He worked with a large general contractor who [...]

New Intuit Green Grants for Small Businesses


As part of Intuit's celebration of Earth Day 2010, we introduced the Local Hero Challenge, a small business sustainability assesment tool. It was developed in partnership with B Lab, a non-profit that certifies and supports a new type of company, called B Corporations, which use the power of business to solve social and environmental issues. [...]

Home Office Tax Time Tips

Posted in TRENDS

Believe it or not, it's time to think about one of the two inevitable things in life - taxes! This can be a stressful time, particularly for small owner-run businesses. We had posted a great summary of tax "Dos" and "Don'ts" for home-based businesses a while back on one of our web sites. It was [...]

I joined Intuit's Inner Circle


The Intuit Inner Circle is a vital part of the Intuit Small Business community – where members can join us in advocating for small business success. As an Inner Circle Insider, you can: Attend exclusive events on hot trends and new products. Receive the inside scoop about what’s going on with small businesses and with [...]