Small Business Accounting

How To Find The Right Accountant

Make no mistake, your choice of an accountant is one of the biggest decisions you will ever have to make regarding your business. After all, they’ll be in charge of all the money, so the wrong decision here could severely impact both your livelihood and the future growth of your small business. The selection process certainly isn’t made any easier by the fact there are just … [Read more...]

Business Services Worth Investing In

Businesses can either be failing or successful, and which one yours is greatly depends on using the different available services to your advantage. When your business is small, you might be able to handle everything on your own, but as it grows, you need to find capable people to assist in certain areas of the business to keep it running smoothly. A great business starts with … [Read more...]

Services Worth Investing in for Your Business

Starting your own business is considered by many people to be the definition of self-reliance. I know this was my first impression of what it’s like to be a small business owner. But as time went on and my experience in business grew, it occurred to me this couldn’t be further from the truth. The reality is that businesses, just like individuals, come to depend on a network … [Read more...]

5 Professional Services In Which You Should Invest

As your small business grows into something bigger, your ability to manage everything yourself begins to dwindle. It simply becomes too difficult to keep putting on different hats at various parts of the day for 60+ hours a week. At some point you have to admit you need help. But while hiring employees represents a large portion of the solution to this problem, it isn’t the … [Read more...]

The Need For Professional Tax Planners For Small Business

TaxSlayer performed a Tax IQ survey for tax preparation attitudes and perceived tax preparation abilities by Americans, and some interesting results came out of it. 28% of individuals would rather go without a cell phone or car for a week instead of having to face the task of tax preparation. 53% have no confidence in their ability to complete tax forms without professional … [Read more...]

5 Professionals Every Successful Entrepreneur Will Count On

Entrepreneurs are often seen as individuals who achieve business success on their own. While it’s true that entrepreneurial success is driven primarily by the vision and leadership of a single person, that doesn’t mean this individual is able to accomplish their business goals entirely on their own. Even so-called solopreneurs are eventually going to depend on one or more … [Read more...]

How to Use Business Write-Offs to Your Advantage

With April 15th just passing, it’s a great reminder that, as small business owners, we need all of the tax advantages we can get if we want to raise our bottom line. And while I’m more than happy to pay my fair share to Uncle Sam, I also don’t want to pay more than I have to. So the question is: How do I make the most of my write-offs so I get to keep a majority of the money … [Read more...]

Small Business Tax Deductions You Need to Consider

When you run your own small business, you are always looking for new money-saving strategies to boost your bottom line. One of the ways you may be leaving money on the table, however, is by not taking some of the tax deductions for which you are eligible. This oversight is easy to do because the tax laws are complicated, and finding the time to learn about what is and what … [Read more...]

7 Tips to Get Your Small Business Accounting Practices in Order

You’ve recently launched a new business and it’s started to grow. Now is the best moment to get organized and pay some attention to all accounting related issues. Every business owner has to make a detailed to-do list and stick to it at all times. That way, all emerging challenges can be taken care of as soon as possible. Go ahead and keep reading, since it will help you to get … [Read more...]

Buying a Business: Forget Trust – Understand Due Diligence

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 50% of start-up businesses fail within five years. This is a staggering statistic and one that should bring concern to anyone seeking to start a new business venture. An alternative to starting a new business is to purchase an existing establishment. This option, if all goes right, can significantly decrease the risk … [Read more...]