Accounting

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SEC Investigating Alibaba's Accounting Practices
E-commerce

SEC Investigating Alibaba's Accounting Practices

The company has provided the SEC with information about its accounting for logistics unit as well as operating data from its Singles' Day shopping festival.
3 Benefits of Cloud-Based Accounting Tools for Small-Business Owners
Technology

3 Benefits of Cloud-Based Accounting Tools for Small-Business Owners

You didn't become an entrepreneur to spend time buried in paperwork. Use the newest accounting technology tools to make sure that doesn't happen.
Jen Cohen Crompton
The Top 4 Tax Strategies To Save Your Business Money
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The Top 4 Tax Strategies To Save Your Business Money

Tax season can be daunting for everyone, but small businesses and entrepreneurs need to pay particular attention to the benefits and deductions available to them in order to reduce their tax liability.
David McKeegan
How Much of What You Are Selling Do You Need to Have Available?
Accounting

How Much of What You Are Selling Do You Need to Have Available?

Doing some simple math to determine your optimum product needs can save you big-time.
Doug and Polly White
Think You're Not Ready for a Marketing Budget? Think Again.
Marketing Bootcamp

Think You're Not Ready for a Marketing Budget? Think Again.

Use these three steps -- whether you've got tons of capital or not -- to build up the all-essential marketing campaign.
Robert Wallace
How to Hire a Controller for Your Company
Business Optimization

How to Hire a Controller for Your Company

You need a number cruncher, but you want to figure in the right qualities and qualifications. Here's what to do.
Keep Your Business Finances in Order With These 6 Tips
Finance

Keep Your Business Finances in Order With These 6 Tips

When you know exactly how your revenue and expenses are stacking up, you can begin to make more informed decisions.
Thomas Smale
4 Things You Need to Know if You Hope to Raise $50 Million With a Regulation A+ Mini-IPO
Equity Crowdfunding

4 Things You Need to Know if You Hope to Raise $50 Million With a Regulation A+ Mini-IPO

Not surprisingly, few small businesses were ready for the requirement of the new law. Many are still trying to get these records in order and audits completed.
Kendall Almerico
5 Finance Tips All Business Owners Should Follow
Ready To Launch

5 Finance Tips All Business Owners Should Follow

Entrepreneurs may not like keeping their books, but it's a completely necessary part of running a company.
Eric Siu
Things Always Cost More Than You Think
Expenses

Things Always Cost More Than You Think

No, there's no such thing as a free puppy, and that employee will cost you way more than just a salary.
Gene Marks
Intuit Launches New Online QuickBooks App for Windows
Ready To Launch

Intuit Launches New Online QuickBooks App for Windows

The new PC product gives small business owners direct access to Intuit's accounting software solution in the cloud.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Tasks Entrepreneurs Are Better Off Outsourcing
Outsourcing

5 Tasks Entrepreneurs Are Better Off Outsourcing

The smart move is focus on growing your business and hire talented freelancers for everything else.
Jacqueline Whitmore
10 Best Accounting Websites for Startups
Accounting

10 Best Accounting Websites for Startups

Entrepreneurs need to know at least enough accounting to understand what their accountant is telling them.
Peter Daisyme
Toshiba CEO Quits Over Accounting Scandal
Business Optimization

Toshiba CEO Quits Over Accounting Scandal

An independent inquiry found the CEO had been aware the company had inflated its profits by $1.2 billion over a period of several years.