Bookkeeping http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/bookkeeping The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Bookkeeping en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT 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. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232864 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232864 Doug and Polly White 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. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231972 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231972 Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231253 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231253 Bonnie Lee 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. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230851 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230851 Mark J. Kohler 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. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230682 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230682 Elaine Pofeldt 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. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229462 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229462 Joe Worth 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. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229829 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229829 Amrik Randhawa 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. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228414 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228414 Mark J. Kohler 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. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227689 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227689 Matt Garrett 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. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226946 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226946 Amrik Randhawa 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. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225900 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225900 Mark J. Kohler 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. Thu, 27 Dec 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225318 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225318 Alina Dizik 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. 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. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 06:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225011 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225011 Amrik Randhawa 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. Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224805 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224805 Amrik Randhawa 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. Mon, 02 Jul 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223729 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223729 Gwen Moran 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. Sat, 31 Mar 2012 06:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/223192 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/223192 Mark J. Kohler 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. Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222681 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222681 Carol Tice 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. Fri, 08 Jul 2011 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219942 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219942 Carol Tice 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. Wed, 29 Jun 2011 00:08:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219917 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219917 Eileen P. Gunn 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. Thu, 07 Apr 2011 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219432 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219432 Bonnie Lee There's a fine line between business and pleasure when you're talking entertainment expenses. Learn what you can and can't deduct.