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Xero Raises Additional $150 Million, Challenging Intuit

Xero Raises Additional $150 Million, Challenging Intuit

Is your accounting software beautiful? New Zealand-based Xero thinks it should be.
Options for Deducting Your Company's Auto Expenses

Options for Deducting Your Company's Auto Expenses

Deducting auto expenses can confound small-business owners, but it doesn't have to. Here's a quick explanation of your options.
Taxes 101: How to Maximize Your Dining Write-Off

Taxes 101: How to Maximize Your Dining Write-Off

Many small business owners don't take full advantage of this deduction. Check out this video for more information on maximizing your write-offs and saving taxes.
Why You Shouldn't Take Business Advice From Your CPA

Why You Shouldn't Take Business Advice From Your CPA

Your CPA might try to convince you he's a business expert. Don't believe him.
Intuit Partners With Square for Easy Accounting Integration

Intuit Partners With Square for Easy Accounting Integration

New service can save business owners the time and hassle of manually feeding accounting data into QuickBooks.
Intuit Updates QuickBooks Online Accounting Tool With Customizable Features Aimed at Small Businesses

Intuit Updates QuickBooks Online Accounting Tool With Customizable Features Aimed at Small Businesses

The popular web-based program now supports payment and payroll integration, and CRM services.
The Surprising Tasks Your Competitors Are Outsourcing

The Surprising Tasks Your Competitors Are Outsourcing

Small businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on freelancers to get even their core business functions done, including accounting, report writing and preparing PowerPoint presentations.
Break out of Your Mom-And-Pop Shell With Polished Financials

Break out of Your Mom-And-Pop Shell With Polished Financials

No one likes dealing with financial stuff but the president of financial service company Consero Global Bill Klein provides us the skinny on the importance of investing in your startup's financial data.
5 Reasons the IRS's New Focus on Small Businesses Is Ridiculously Egregious

5 Reasons the IRS's New Focus on Small Businesses Is Ridiculously Egregious

The IRS is sending letters to tens of thousands of small businesses asking if they are underreporting revenue, according to new reports.

The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating

To take the sting out of the annoying task of invoicing, consider the tips.

3 Weekly Accounting Habits to Install Right This Minute

To ease the pain of doing your taxes later, here are some good-accounting practices to implement now.
Why Your Business Could Be Failing Even If You Hit Your Numbers

Why Your Business Could Be Failing Even If You Hit Your Numbers

More than half of businesses that meet their income forecasts fail. Here's why and what steps you can take to make sure your business forecasts are financially sound.
Tax Time Bruises Still Hurt? 3 Accounting Habits to Implement Now

Tax Time Bruises Still Hurt? 3 Accounting Habits to Implement Now

With this year's tax season happily in your rearview, now's the time to make your next tax time easier. Here are some tips.
New Accounting Framework to Ease Burdens for Small Businesses

New Accounting Framework to Ease Burdens for Small Businesses

Two U.S. accounting organizations aim to give business owners streamlined options for financial reporting.
Accounting Apps for Your Number-Crunching Needs

Accounting Apps for Your Number-Crunching Needs

Accounting is a painstaking, resource-intensive process for businesses of any size. Luckily, the choices for low-cost and flexible accounting software are greater than ever before.

The Year-End Accounting Missteps of Rookie Entrepreneurs

This time of year may be about giving, but don't forget to devote plenty of time to getting your books in order. Here are a few often-missed year-end accounting tasks.
3 Rules for Selling a Business: Lessons From the HP-Autonomy Fiasco

3 Rules for Selling a Business: Lessons From the HP-Autonomy Fiasco

Being acquired by another company? Keep these factors in mind.
Your Startup's Top 3 Most Trusted Accounting Allies

Your Startup's Top 3 Most Trusted Accounting Allies

When you're first starting up, making a few accounting allies can help set you on the right track to have hassle-free financials.
Why Mid-Year Tax Reviews Are a Must for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Why Mid-Year Tax Reviews Are a Must for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Waiting until the end of the year to get your books in order can be a losing gamble. Consider knocking out those year-end anxieties now.

How to Know What to Outsource

Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readersÂ’ top questions about entrepreneurship.
4 Start-Up Accounting Tips for the Young Trep

4 Start-Up Accounting Tips for the Young Trep

When launching a new business, young entrepreneurs tend to forget one very important element: their books. Here's how to avoid making that mistake.
Five Steps to Get Your Business Finances in Order

Five Steps to Get Your Business Finances in Order

Establishing solid corporate and accounting strategies from the start is critical when launching a business. Consider this advice to get off on the right financial foot.
A Common Personal Finance Mistake New 'Treps Make

A Common Personal Finance Mistake New 'Treps Make

Starting your own business will affect many parts of your life, including how you manage your finances.
Hidden Cash: Tap Into R&D Tax Credits

Hidden Cash: Tap Into R&D Tax Credits

Many small businesses could save big bucks by taking advantage of a tax credit long popular with larger companies.

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