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4 Essential Money Mistakes Entrepreneurs Overlook
Finance

4 Essential Money Mistakes Entrepreneurs Overlook

How you set up and run your company from the beginning can have a significant affect on how you eventually exit.
Peter Gasca
How to Select a Tax Professional for Your Small Business
Tax Tips

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.
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Why Managing Accounts Receivable Could Save Your Business
Accounting

Why Managing Accounts Receivable Could Save Your Business

Most businesses are profitable, but they still get into trouble by not paying enough attention to cash flow.
Brian Hamilton
Understanding a Business Valuation
Valuations

Understanding a Business Valuation

Knowing what exactly a business valuation is as well as its components isn't easy. Here's a straightforward rundown.
Jessica Ballard
It's All About the Money: Cash or Accrual Accounting?
Accounting

It's All About the Money: Cash or Accrual Accounting?

Both methods have advantages and drawbacks, and could determine how you file your taxes.
Doug and Polly White
Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant
Ask the Expert

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