Accounting

Taxes

Taxes 101: How to Maximize Your Dining Write-Off

Many small business owners don't take full advantage of this deduction. Check out this video for more information on maximizing your write-offs and saving taxes.
Growth Strategies

Why You Shouldn't Take Business Advice From Your CPA

Your CPA might try to convince you he's a business expert. Don't believe him.
Finance

Intuit Partners With Square for Easy Accounting Integration

New service can save business owners the time and hassle of manually feeding accounting data into QuickBooks.
Finance

Intuit Updates QuickBooks Online Accounting Tool With Customizable Features Aimed at Small Businesses

The popular web-based program now supports payment and payroll integration, and CRM services.
Growth Strategies

The Surprising Tasks Your Competitors Are Outsourcing

Small businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on freelancers to get even their core business functions done, including accounting, report writing and preparing PowerPoint presentations.
Finance

Break out of Your Mom-And-Pop Shell With Polished Financials

No one likes dealing with financial stuff but the president of financial service company Consero Global Bill Klein provides us the skinny on the importance of investing in your startup's financial data.
Finance

5 Reasons the IRS's New Focus on Small Businesses Is Ridiculously Egregious

The IRS is sending letters to tens of thousands of small businesses asking if they are underreporting revenue, according to new reports.
Starting a Business

The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating

To take the sting out of the annoying task of invoicing, consider the tips.
Starting a Business

3 Weekly Accounting Habits to Install Right This Minute

To ease the pain of doing your taxes later, here are some good-accounting practices to implement now.
Finance

Why Your Business Could Be Failing Even If You Hit Your Numbers

More than half of businesses that meet their income forecasts fail. Here's why and what steps you can take to make sure your business forecasts are financially sound.
Finance

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.
Finance

New Accounting Framework to Ease Burdens for Small Businesses

Two U.S. accounting organizations aim to give business owners streamlined options for financial reporting.
Finance

Accounting Apps for Your Number-Crunching Needs

Accounting is a painstaking, resource-intensive process for businesses of any size. Luckily, the choices for low-cost and flexible accounting software are greater than ever before.
Starting a Business

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.