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Your First Commercial Lease: How to Prepare and What to Expect
By Dock David Treece | September 16, 2021

Negotiating your first lease for office or retail space can be intimidating for new business owners. Here's how to make the process go smoothly.

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Top 5 Best QuickBooks Alternatives: A Complete Guide
By Business News Daily | September 15, 2021

These five accounting software solutions are strong alternatives to QuickBooks.

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How to Fill Out and File an HCFA Form
By Max Freedman | September 13, 2021

The HCFA form is what non-institutional practitioners use to bill insurance companies for services provided. Here's how to complete and file it.

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What Are Claim Scrubbers?
By Max Freedman | September 13, 2021

Claim scrubbers lead to more revenue more quickly while freeing your front-office staff's time and improving payer-patient relationships.

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Mental Health Billing vs. Medical Billing
By Max Freedman | September 13, 2021

Mental health billing differs from medical billing primarily due to variables in mental healthcare not present in primary or specialty care. Here's how to handle it.

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What Are Medical Claims?
By Max Freedman | September 13, 2021

Medical claims are documents that your practice must submit to payers for reimbursement. Here, you'll learn how to create them.

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The Benefits of EFT and ERA in Medical Billing
By Max Freedman | September 13, 2021

EFT and ERA in medical billing have numerous advantages, mostly related to your cash flow, time and medical record accuracy.

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What Is Value-Based Healthcare?
By Max Freedman | September 13, 2021

Value-based healthcare makes for healthier patients, happier practitioners and less spending throughout the medical industry.

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Business Liabilities Every Owner Should Know
By Jamie Johnson | September 02, 2021

All businesses have liabilities. Find out what liabilities are and how to manage them.

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When Should You Hire a CPA?
By Jamie Johnson | August 31, 2021

From choosing a business structure that helps you save the most money on taxes to providing advice on a major business move, there are key times when your small business needs a CPA.

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What Is Invoice Factoring?
By Dock David Treece | August 31, 2021

Invoice factoring offers businesses a way to turn their accounts receivable into fast cash – for a price.

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How to Send PayPal Invoices
By Business.com Contributor | August 31, 2021

Sending PayPal with invoices is an easy way for businesses and freelancers to get paid.

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What Is an Accounts Payable Aging Report?
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 31, 2021

If you want to get a complete picture of your cash flow, use the often-overlooked accounts payable aging report.

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Accounts Payable vs. Accounts Receivable
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 31, 2021

Accounts payable and receivable track when you get paid and what you owe. Both are vital to effective cash flow management.

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What Is a Revolving Line of Credit?
By Dock David Treece | August 31, 2021

A revolving line of credit can help businesses borrow money when they need it, paying interest on the balance.

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What Is Business Collateral?
By Dock David Treece | August 31, 2021

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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What Are Accounting Standards?
By Jamie Johnson | August 30, 2021

Accounting standards help businesses keep a standardized perspective of their finances. This guide will help you understand accounting standards.

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How to Pay Yourself With an Owner's Draw
By Julie Thompson | August 30, 2021

This guide explains how business owners can pay themselves with a payroll tactic known as an "owner's draw."

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What Is a Business Consultant?
By Sean Peek | August 30, 2021

Hiring a consultant can help businesses improve performance and make necessary changes to achieve success.

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How to Offer Payroll Advances
By Julie Thompson | August 25, 2021

It may benefit employees if you can offer them a payroll advance in times of financial emergencies. Here's how to offer an advance to your employees.

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How Do Acquisition Loans Work?
By Dock David Treece | August 25, 2021

Acquisition loans are specifically used to acquire another business or its assets. Here's how acquisition loans work.

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Gross vs. Net Revenue
By Dock David Treece | August 20, 2021

Gross revenue and net revenue are distinct from each other, but both are important for small businesses to track.

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Management Accounting
By Dock David Treece | August 13, 2021

Management accounting is specific to strategic decision-making based on company finances. Here's how to use it for your business.

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How to Prepare an Income Statement
By Dock David Treece | August 13, 2021

An income statement can help you better understand the overall financial health of your business. Here's how to prepare an income statement.

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What Is Payroll Accounting?
By Dock David Treece | August 06, 2021

Payroll accounting helps employers stay on top of what they owe employees and how it will impact cash flow.

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How to Accept Credit Cards
By Lori Fairbanks | July 29, 2021

As consumers switch to credit cards over cash, businesses need to be able to conduct transactions for both debit and credit cards.

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10 Top Expense Trackers
By Sean Peek | July 28, 2021

The right apps make it easy to manage your expenses on the go.

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What Is Monetary Policy?
By Sean Peek | July 23, 2021

Monetary policy determines the amount of money that flows through the economy.

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How to Calculate Cost of Goods Sold
By Dock David Treece | July 20, 2021

Cost of goods sold (COGS) is an important part of accounting that applies directly to tax deductions for your business.