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Small Business Taxes: What to Expect in 2022
By Jennifer Dublino | December 05, 2022

Find out which tax laws, codes and deadlines apply to small businesses in 2022.

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Wage Garnishment: What Employers Need to Know
By Adam Uzialko | December 05, 2022

Wage garnishment notices must be handled with care. Learn how to process and track garnishment, and discover resources for handling wage garnishment issues.

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Are More SMB Tax Audits Coming?
By Max Freedman | November 29, 2022

Will the IRS' new $79.6 billion in funding result in more small and midsize business audits? Experts discuss whether or not this concern is founded.

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What Is EBITDA?
By Simone Johnson | November 29, 2022

EBITDA is a way to measure your company's financial health. Learn how to use this analysis tool.

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Balance Sheet vs. Income Statement: What’s the Difference?
By Vishal Sanjay | November 29, 2022

Business owners use both balance sheets and income statements to gauge their companies' performance. Learn the distinctions and how to best use both.

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Direct Costs vs. Indirect Costs: What Are They, and How Are They Different?
By Ethan Spielman | November 28, 2022

Direct costs and indirect costs both influence how small businesses should price their products. Here's what you need to know about each type of expense.

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Accounting Ratios and Formulas: The Basics You Need to Know
By Matt D’Angelo | November 16, 2022

Learn how accounting ratios and formulas work, and why you should use these accounting tools for your small business.

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What Are Withholding Allowances?
By Max Freedman | November 16, 2022

Withholding allowances are exemptions from income tax. Learn how they work and how to calculate your employees' withholding allowances.

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How Are Bonuses Taxed?
By Max Freedman | November 16, 2022

Giving your employees bonuses? Learn how to calculate the proper tax withholdings.

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How to Run Payroll for a Nonprofit Organization
By Hannah Tayson | November 16, 2022

There are unique payroll challenges for a not-for-profit organization, such as a 501(c)(3). Here are some tips on running payroll for a nonprofit.

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Financial Management for Startups
By Rebecka Green | November 16, 2022

You can't neglect financial health in the crucial early stages of building a business. Here are seven financial management tips for startups.

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SBA Loan Deferments: What They Are and How to Qualify
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 16, 2022

Small business owners who need a break from paying their SBA loans have an option: deferments. Learn what it's all about.

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How to Track Billable Hours With QuickBooks
By Vishal Sanjay | November 16, 2022

Use QuickBooks' time-tracking functions to track billable hours and other timesheet options. Our instructions cover QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Pro.

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What Is the Expense Recognition Principle?
By Dock David Treece | November 16, 2022

The expense recognition principle is a concept in accounting outlining when a business should recognize its expenses. Learn how it works.

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What Are Accounting Standards?
By Jamie Johnson | November 16, 2022

This guide introduces the concept of accounting standards and explains why they are important to businesses trying to better manage their finances.

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What Small Businesses Need to Know About FICA Tax
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 16, 2022

Learn how to collect, report and file FICA taxes for your business.

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What Is Facebook Pay?
By Max Freedman | November 16, 2022

Facebook Pay makes payments easy for businesses and customers who use the platform. Here's how to integrate this free tool into your business.

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10 Ways to Reduce Your Fuel Costs
By David Gargaro | November 16, 2022

Businesses that operate a fleet of vehicles know how much money they are spending on fuel each month. Here are several ways to cut down on those expenses.

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How to Set Up QuickBooks Payroll Direct Deposit
By Trish Petak | November 16, 2022

Learn how to set up direct deposit in QuickBooks Payroll.

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What Is Depreciation in Business?
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 16, 2022

Depreciation can affect the value of your assets and your taxes – often for several years. Learn how depreciation works and how to track it.

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A Guide to Bonus Depreciation
By Jamie Johnson | November 16, 2022

Not sure what bonus depreciation is or how to track it? Learn how to claim bonus depreciation for your business assets in this detailed guide.

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Opening a Business Account When You Have Bad Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 16, 2022

ChexSystems can negatively affect your ability to open a business checking account, but it won't make it impossible.

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance: What SMBs Need to Know
By Katharine Paljug | November 16, 2022

Workers' compensation insurance is a necessity for any business with employees. Learn why you need workers' comp, what it covers, and how to handle claims.

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What Is Cost Accounting?
By David Gargaro | November 15, 2022

Cost accounting scrutinizes your business's expenses. Companies, such as manufacturers, use cost accounting. Learn more about this type of accounting.

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What Is Payroll Accounting?
By Dock David Treece | November 15, 2022

Payroll accounting is the process by which businesses track expenses related to payroll. Learn more about it and how accounting software can help.

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10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Crowdfunding Campaign
By Simone Johnson | November 15, 2022

Crowdsourcing can be an effective way to raise funding for your small business. Here are 10 ways to make sure your campaign is a success.

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How to Create QuickBooks Payroll Reports
By Trish Petak | November 15, 2022

This guide explains how to create QuickBooks payroll reports and how these payroll reports can help your business.

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What Is Business Collateral?
By Dock David Treece | November 15, 2022

Business collateral is an asset that serves to secure a loan when businesses need capital. Here's everything you need to know about collateral.

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How Long Could Your Business Survive on Cash Reserves?
By Chad Brooks | November 15, 2022

The average small business can only last 27 days without cash inflows. How long would your company make it?

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Cash vs. Accrual Accounting Methods
By Vishal Sanjay | November 15, 2022

Learn how cash and accrual accounting compare to one another, and how to determine which is best for your business.