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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 Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses
Growing Industries

The Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses

Accounting leads the pack while several service-based industries follow closely behind.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
10 Ways to Keep Your Company's Cash Flow Alive
Cash-Flow Management

10 Ways to Keep Your Company's Cash Flow Alive

Here's what to do after pushed aside all thoughts of the dwindling bank account but now know that you must seriously grapple with it.
Kelsey Ramsden
Intuit Releases QuickBooks App for Mac
Quickbooks

Intuit Releases QuickBooks App for Mac

Business owners can now access their data and manage their books from any Apple device in real time.
Benjamin Kabin
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
These Numbers, Used Properly, Can Help You See Problems in Advance
Finance

These Numbers, Used Properly, Can Help You See Problems in Advance

You're probably already receiving financial statements, but are they doing you any good? Here's what your metrics should look like.
Doug and Polly White
The 7 Deadly Financial Sins of Small Businesses
Accounting

The 7 Deadly Financial Sins of Small Businesses

While the 'average Joe' can breathe a sigh of relief that tax season is behind him, small-business owners can't do the same. To ensure entrepreneurs keep their finances on track all year around, here are seven mistakes to avoid.
Peter Karpas
Ignore that Accounting Problem -- At Your Own Risk
Accounting

Ignore that Accounting Problem -- At Your Own Risk

If you discovered an issue, don't let it fester like an open wound, take care of it as soon as possible.
Amrik Randhawa
6 Things You Didn't Know About Your Financial Statements
Financial Statements

6 Things You Didn't Know About Your Financial Statements

The information could be useful, if it's prepared correctly and you know what to look for.
Gene Marks
Make Financial Statements Useful With These 6 Tips
Finances

Make Financial Statements Useful With These 6 Tips

Without accurate and up-to-date numbers, your business can suffer. Here's how to upgrade your reporting.
Doug and Polly White
My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers
My Biggest Mistake

My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers

An entrepreneur discusses how he fell into the trap of equating revenue with profit.
Mike Templeman
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
10 Questions CFOs Should Ask Their Controllers
Accounting

10 Questions CFOs Should Ask Their Controllers

Understand your accounting department's methods and foster a process to improve efficiency, transparency and solid reporting.
Jeff Epstein