4-Steps To Get the Most Out of Your Tax Refund

03/28/2017

4-Steps To Get the Most Out of Your Tax Refund

Did you get a tax refund this year? It’s tempting to spend your tax refund on a vacation or buy the latest gadget, but you may want to consider investing your tax refund in a long-term solution like a new business endeavor. Take control of your future. Here are four steps to maximize your tax refund and help you successfully invest it.

  1. Take Stock Of Yourself
    Ask yourself the following questions to help you determine the best business endeavor to explore.Asking these types of questions will help you focus on the areas that will guide you to the right business decision.

    • What are your passions?
    • What are your skills?
    • How much money can you invest?
  2. Research Your Options
    Look online at possible business endeavors. Seek out and speak with people in the industries that are most attractive to you. Obtain local assistance from the Small Business Agency or Score.
  3. Evaluate the Industry
    Once you narrow down the industry that is of interest, evaluate whether there is a growth opportunity. Read articles, white papers, and look at industry trends, and research business opportunities.
  4. Weigh the Pros and Cons
    Consider the following pros and cons to investing your tax refund in a new business endeavor:

    • Cost vs Potential
    • Do you want to work from home or have a physical location
    • Do you want to start a business from scratch or buy an established model
    • Competition vs Demand

According to IBISWorld’s Janitorial Services market research report published in August 2016, the janitorial services industry presents ongoing growth opportunity. If you have an interest in owning a commercial cleaning company, contact a locally owned Vanguard Cleaning Systems® Master Franchise regional office to discuss an opportunity to become your own boss. A Vanguard® Janitorial Franchise business can be started with a relatively low initial investment, manage risk by controlling the timing and growth of the business, and ultimately grow to be a significant independent janitorial operation.


About the Vanguard Cleaning Systems Brand:
Founded in 1984, the Vanguard Cleaning Systems® organization is built upon over 3,000 independently owned and operated franchised commercial cleaning businesses, which are licensed and supported by a Master Franchise network of more than 50 independent regional offices throughout North America. Vanguard® franchised commercial cleaning businesses service over 18,000 businesses, healthcare companies, educational facilities, and non-profit organizations.

Franchise Disclaimers

The information on this website is not an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, a Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise. An offer to buy a Vanguard Cleaning Systems® Franchise is made by a Franchise Disclosure Document only. This advertisement is not an offering in the State of New York. An offering can only be made by a prospectus filed first with the Department of Law of the State of New York. Such filing does not constitute approval by the Department of Law.

Vanguard Cleaning Systems® master franchises are available to qualified prospective master franchisees only in certain states. Vanguard Cleaning Systems, Inc. will not offer or sell a franchise unless registered (or exempt) in a state where the prospective buyer resides or where the master franchise will be located. The master franchise offer is not being directed to any of the following states, or any state, province, country or jurisdiction where Vanguard Cleaning Systems® master franchises are not currently registered for offer or sale, unless otherwise qualified or exempt: Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Maryland, Washington and New York.

Vanguard Cleaning Systems® janitorial services franchises ("unit franchises") are available to qualified prospective unit franchisees only in certain states. Vanguard Cleaning Systems® master franchisees will not offer or sell a unit franchise unless registered (or exempt) in a state where the prospective buyer resides or where the unit franchise will be located. The unit franchise offer is not being directed to any of the following states, or any state, province, country or jurisdiction where Vanguard Cleaning Systems® unit franchises are not currently registered for offer or sale, unless otherwise qualified or exempt: Hawaii, North Dakota, Indiana, and South Dakota.