Accounting

How Much Cash Do You Need for Your Business's Safety Net?
Business Optimization

How Much Cash Do You Need for Your Business's Safety Net?

A healthy business has a healthy cash flow, but what do you do when you hit a dry spot?
Doug and Polly White
8 Ways to Make Certain Optimism Doesn't Blind You to Signs You're Going Broke
Business Optimization

8 Ways to Make Certain Optimism Doesn't Blind You to Signs You're Going Broke

Never stop believing you will succeed and never stop watching for signs you are failing.
Jared Hecht
7 Tips on How to Do Accounting For a Kickstarter Campaign
Business Optimization

7 Tips on How to Do Accounting For a Kickstarter Campaign

Yup, Uncle Sam knows all about crowdfunding, and he's coming after you if you don't pay those taxes.
Jared Hecht
5 Tips to Get Clients to Pay on Time
Business Optimization

5 Tips to Get Clients to Pay on Time

Cut out the stress around billing with these five strategies.
Nina Zipkin
Tax Trouble? Avoid These 9 Common -- and Costly -- Mistakes.
Taxes

Tax Trouble? Avoid These 9 Common -- and Costly -- Mistakes.

Sound tax and accounting procedures are essential to growing a financially secure company. But multiple hiccups threaten the accuracy of these processes, elevating the risk of compliance penalties and reputational harm.
Anand Daga
Why You Can't Afford to Be Bad at Bookkeeping
Tax Center

Why You Can't Afford to Be Bad at Bookkeeping

It's not fancy, but bookkeeping is critical to your business success.
Mark J. Kohler
Sam's Club Adds New Services for Small-Business Owners
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Sam's Club Adds New Services for Small-Business Owners

The retailer is now offering digital marketing, payment processing and loans to the 600,000 business members who shop its stores and website each week.
Geoff Weiss
How to Hire an Accountant for Your Business
Business Optimization

How to Hire an Accountant for Your Business

A competent and compatible accountant is a must-have for new business owners. Here's how to find one.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
A Simple Guide to Understanding Your Profit and Loss Statement
Business Optimization

A Simple Guide to Understanding Your Profit and Loss Statement

Analyzing this helpful tool is essential to being able to run your business successfully.
Doug and Polly White
3 Simple Tips for a Stress-Free Tax Season
Taxes

3 Simple Tips for a Stress-Free Tax Season

There are a few common mistakes you must avoid if you want to have a successful, audit-free April!
Matthew Toren
4 Money Mistakes Made by Businesses That Are Always Short on Funds
Business Optimization

4 Money Mistakes Made by Businesses That Are Always Short on Funds

Cash-strapped businesses that adopt transparent accounting and disciplined spending often find they have more cash than they realized.
Andrew Cravenho
Have a Scary Box of Receipts in Your Office? This Startup Wants to Help You Quickly Organize Your Finances.
Accounting

Have a Scary Box of Receipts in Your Office? This Startup Wants to Help You Quickly Organize Your Finances.

Financial management platform BodeTree is rolling out a feature that allows small-business owners to skip the shoebox full of receipts, skip the accounting software and go directly to a clean, sorted financial dashboard.
Catherine Clifford
What's the One Task Most Small-Business Owners Loathe?
Accounting

What's the One Task Most Small-Business Owners Loathe?

The more time that owners spent running their businesses, the more they loathed this task.
Mike Kappel