Accounting

Accounting

How and When to Grow Your Company's Accounting Function

When people start businesses, they don't always think about the ancillary tasks that keep those businesses going. Accounting, for a start.
Launching a Business

7 Crucial Money Tips to Failure-Proof Your New Business

Time is money, and both are especially critical for startups. Practice these skills until they're second nature so your launch doesn't crash and burn instead.
Disruption

5 Trends Driving Disruption in the Accounting Industry

Double-entry accounting was invented at least a 1,000 years ago. Big changes are long overdue.
Taxes

4 Relatively Painless Ways to Make Your Business Tax Debt Go Bye-Bye

The IRS is hiring agents -- which means it will likely get more aggressive with business owners
Business Skills

Quick: What's 15 Percent of $129?

Business is mainly about numbers. If you don't understand that, you have more than a math problem to solve.
Accounting

Getting the Most From Your Accountant Means More Than Just Doing Your Taxes

Accountants can help you understand what drives profit for your business.
Accounting

3 Tips for Keeping Your Books in Order Before the Holiday Season

Most entrepreneurs can't wait to feel the sweet relief that accompanies finishing off their financial task list. Without diligent accounting in summer, however, the holidays may not seem so sweet.
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.
Ask the Expert

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.
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.
Marketing Strategies

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.
Ask the Money Guy

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.
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.
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.
Finance

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.

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