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How to Hire an Accountant for Your Business
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How to Hire an Accountant for Your Business

A competent and compatible accountant is a must-have for new business owners. Here's how to find one.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
3 Simple Tips for a Stress-Free Tax Season
Taxes

3 Simple Tips for a Stress-Free Tax Season

There are a few common mistakes you must avoid if you want to have a successful, audit-free April!
Matthew Toren
Have a Scary Box of Receipts in Your Office? This Startup Wants to Help You Quickly Organize Your Finances.
Accounting

Have a Scary Box of Receipts in Your Office? This Startup Wants to Help You Quickly Organize Your Finances.

Financial management platform BodeTree is rolling out a feature that allows small-business owners to skip the shoebox full of receipts, skip the accounting software and go directly to a clean, sorted financial dashboard.
Catherine Clifford
Why You Should Pay Yourself First in Business (And How to Do It Right)
Startup Basics

Why You Should Pay Yourself First in Business (And How to Do It Right)

Get ready to turn the old idea that 'sales minus expenses equals profits' on its head.
Lewis Howes
How to Select a Tax Professional for Your Small Business
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How to Select a Tax Professional for Your Small Business

If you're an entrepreneur, it's critical to find a tax preparer who understands the tax implications of owning a small business as well as your particular needs in order to establish a beneficial relationship.
4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Think About That May Not Be in the Business Plan
Startup Basics

4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Think About That May Not Be in the Business Plan

Two young women recount the lessons they learned from starting their social media-marketing agency.
Courtney Spritzer and Stephanie Abrams
So You're Being Audited. Now What?
Audits

So You're Being Audited. Now What?

Seven steps to get you through the ordeal.
J.D. Roth
Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant
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Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant

Often entrepreneurs don't have the core competencies to understand accounting, which could result in a startup failing. Here is how an entrepreneur should approach hiring an accountant or outsourcing her financial tasks to ensure success.
Alex Katz
The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business
Startup Mistakes

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business

Sure, you're idea is unique but how businesses survive, or don't, is the same for everybody.
Robert Tuchman
Why You Should Be Using Your Accountant for More Than Taxes
Accountants

Why You Should Be Using Your Accountant for More Than Taxes

Finance folks and CEOs almost always think differently. That's something to take advantage of.
Brian Hamilton
What Your CPA Isn't Telling You
Accountants

What Your CPA Isn't Telling You

At Entrepreneur magazine's Growth Conference this year, CPA and attorney Mark Kohler explained to an audience of entrepreneurs the importance of finding the right accountant for your business.
Andrea Huspeni
10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant
Accountants

10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant

Ask your accountant these critical questions to better maximize your profits, tax savings, cash flow and more.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
All Business Entities Are Not Created Equal: Finding the Perfect One for You
Business Structures

All Business Entities Are Not Created Equal: Finding the Perfect One for You

With tax season in full swing, now is the perfect time to being planning next year and figuring out if you want to change your business structure to help reduce taxes.
Jennifer Friedman