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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to Avoid the Biggest Bookkeeping Mistake

Accountant Mark Kohler shares tips for how to steer clear of this tax time no-no.

Obama Takes Aim at Corporate Taxes

The President hopes to revise the U.S. business tax code. Though the goal is to the level the playing field, there would be winners and losers.

Dividing the Family Fortune

Passing on the family fortune can be tricky when it's tied up in a small business. Here's how to find a solution that works for your business and your family.

Three Financial Guesstimates Every Business Plan Needs

Not a numbers person? Our columnist explains the fundamentals of financial projections that should go into your business plan.

The 10 Best Things for Entrepreneurs to Outsource

How much of your time is taken up with activities that don't create new products or services, drive more sales or find new customers? If the answer is a lot, here are some tasks to offload.

Basic Accounting Principles

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