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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
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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
Put Your Kids to Work and Other Tax-saving Tips for Freelancers
Tax Center

Put Your Kids to Work and Other Tax-saving Tips for Freelancers

What freelancers don't know can hurt them. Our experts outline the most common tax mistakes.
Chris Newmarker
7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You
Growth Strategies

7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You

Is one of your employees augmenting their paycheck -- at your expense? Here are some ways they may do just that.
Gene Marks
Don't Overpay Your Taxes: 5 Can't Miss Small-Business Deductions
Finance

Don't Overpay Your Taxes: 5 Can't Miss Small-Business Deductions

From satellite car radio to breaking bread with a client, there's plenty your business could claim.
Chris Newmarker
It's Tax-Crunch Time: How to Keep Your Accounting in Check
Finance

It's Tax-Crunch Time: How to Keep Your Accounting in Check

With tax season upon businesses, here are a few ways to make number crunching less daunting.
Are You Really Seeing the Big Picture?
Growth Strategies

Are You Really Seeing the Big Picture?

When entrepreneurs launch a startup, they often get knee-deep in the day-to-day tasks. While this is necessary to get your business of the ground, it is imperative to continue to focus on the long-term strategy.
Michelle Shemilt
Time to Send Out 1099s: What to Know
Finance

Time to Send Out 1099s: What to Know

This is the month get your 1099s out to your vendors. We break down what you need to know and do.
Mark J. Kohler
Payroll, Meet Accounting: ZenPayroll and FreshBooks Join Forces
Growth Strategies

Payroll, Meet Accounting: ZenPayroll and FreshBooks Join Forces

Payroll service ZenPayroll and cloud accounting software company FreshBooks are combining their services in a move that could help small-business owners.
Nina Zipkin
3 Ways to Make More Cash in 2014
Finance

3 Ways to Make More Cash in 2014

Who doesn't want to earn more money? Here are three new ways small businesses can roll in the dough in 2014.
Avrum Laurie
5 Year-End Tax Tips to Get You Ready for 2014
Finance

5 Year-End Tax Tips to Get You Ready for 2014

Taking some time now to get your finances and taxes in order can bring substantial savings come tax season.