Paying others

If you own a business, at some point, you’ll most likely need to buy things for the business. If you sell things, you need inventory. Even if you’re a service-based business, you probably still need office supplies and other things to provide the service. You may have employees you need to pay or contractors. Everyone has to pay taxes.

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