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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.

Are You (Finally) Ready to Do Your Taxes Online?

GoDaddy reveals that half of small companies still do taxes by hand and offers advice on how to go digital.

Will Your Business Fall Victim to the Dreaded Tax Audit?

Even if you have all of your ducks in a row, the IRS could hand select your return to be audited. Here are some reasons why.

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.

How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar in 2014

2014 looks like it's going to be a seller's market for small businesses, so here are five tips to help you know what you're worth.

Why Do Things Often Go Bad Between Founders and Financial Managers?

The biggest culprit is an owner who's demanding more from his or her accountant team than those people are qualified to handle.

How to Respond to a Letter From the IRS? Breathe.

Getting a letter from the IRS can be a panic-inducing experience. Here's how to handle it and calm your nerves.

5 Easy Ways to Take Control of Bookkeeping Without Wasting Your Time

Don't let bookkeeping duties slide because they are a crucial part of running your business smoothly. Here are five ways to manage your books without draining your time.

4 Kinds of Fraud That Could Destroy Your Business

Nearly half of entrepreneurs experience fraud at some point in their business's life. Here are four common types of fraud to watch out for and how to avoid them.

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.

7 Tips for Keeping Receipts Organized for Tax Time

Your accountant will love you if you follow these record-keeping basics. And auditors will have less cause for concern.

10 Things to Outsource to a Virtual Assistant

With the growth of virtual assistants, their expertise now runs the gamut -- from making vendor calls to sending out thank you cards to prospective clients. Here's how to make the most of virtual help.

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.

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.

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.

How to Avoid the Biggest Bookkeeping Mistake

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

Online Sellers Brace for a New Tax Filing Requirement

Some small businesses may need to declare added income on their 2011 returns. Here's what you need to know if do business on eBay or Etsy.

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.

When to Hire a Bookkeeper or Accountant

When QuickBooks takes you only so far, it's time to bring in a financial pro.

Five Rules for Writing Off Meals and Entertainment Costs

There's a fine line between business and pleasure when you're talking entertainment expenses. Learn what you can and can't deduct.

Seven Bookkeeping Tips to Save Time and Money

Inputting checks, managing bank accounts and creating reports don't have to be an intimidating process.

How to Hire an Accountant

Follow these steps to find a professional to help navigate the maze of tax issues facing your startup.

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