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The Best Receipt-Tracking Apps for Professionals
By Andrew Martins | November 17, 2021

Small businesses need a way to track their expenses. We'll tell you which receipt-tracking apps they prefer.

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Exporting Invoices From QuickBooks
By Trish Petak | November 16, 2021

Here are some reasons you'll want to export invoices from QuickBooks to Excel and the how-tos.

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Accounting Checklist: Tasks to Do Daily, Weekly and Monthly
By Vishal Sanjay | November 16, 2021

Don't procrastinate your accounting. Instead, reserve time regularly to do certain tasks.

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What Is the Expense Recognition Principle?
By Dock David Treece | November 15, 2021

The expense recognition principle can help your business determine the return on investment for just about any expense.

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What's the Difference Between Cash Basis and Accrual Basis?
By Dock David Treece | November 15, 2021

Understand how accrual accounting impacts your business and when to use it.

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What Is the Double Declining Balance Depreciation Method?
By Dock David Treece | November 15, 2021

The double declining balance depreciation method can help businesses depreciate assets more quickly for tax benefits, making it especially useful for vehicles and other rapidly depreciating assets.

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What Is Overhead Rate, and Why Should Your Business Be Tracking It?
By Dock David Treece | November 15, 2021

Overhead rate is a measure of a company's indirect costs relative to another input or metric. Learn how overhead rate is calculated and why it's important to track.

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What Is Job Costing?
By Dock David Treece | November 12, 2021

Job costing allows businesses that get paid by the project better track their expenses and know how much to bid on future jobs.

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Lightspeed Review
By Skye Schooley | November 12, 2021

Lightspeed is the best iPad POS system because its pricing is competitive, the system is fully mobile, and you have a choice of integrated payment processors.

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AdvancedMD Review
By Adam Uzialko | November 12, 2021

Check out, AdvancedMD, a medical practice management software that offers convenient appointment reminders, plus paperless faxing and prescribing.

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What Small Businesses Need to Know About FICA Tax
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 12, 2021

Taxes are part of running a business. FICA is a mandatory one that small business owners need to know about.

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What Is a Business Consultant?
By Sean Peek | November 12, 2021

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

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What Are Withholding Allowances?
By Max Freedman | November 12, 2021

When paying employees, employers must take into account withholding allowances to know how much to deduct for income taxes.

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Trump Considering Payroll Tax Cuts
By Andrew Martins | November 12, 2021

President Donald Trump said yesterday that payroll tax cuts could help boost the economy.

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Top 5 Best QuickBooks Alternatives: A Complete Guide
By Business News Daily | November 12, 2021

These five accounting software solutions are strong alternatives to QuickBooks.

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The 10 Best (and Worst) States for Small Business Taxes
By Julianna Lopez | November 12, 2021

These are the best and worst states for small business taxes ranked. Where does your state fall on the list?

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How to Send PayPal Invoices
By Business.com Contributor | November 12, 2021

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

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SBA Loan Deferments: What They Are and How to Qualify
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 12, 2021

Businesses that have taken out an SBA loan have options for deferring their repayment.

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QuickBooks' Next-Day Payment Can Help SMB Cash Flow
By Matt D'Angelo | November 12, 2021

QuickBooks' new tool can help small businesses better manage cash flow.

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Performance-Based Pay Won't Motivate Employees as Much as You Think
By Sean Peek | November 12, 2021

While performance-based pay structures may encourage employees to work harder, they also can cause higher stress levels in workers and lower job satisfaction.

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IRS Tax Extensions and Your Small Business
By Andrew Martins | November 12, 2021

Preparing your business's tax return takes time. For some, it may be hard to meet the federal filing date. The IRS has a mechanism in place to extend the deadline.

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How Are Bonuses Taxed?
By Max Freedman | November 12, 2021

When you are paying employee bonuses, it is important to understand how they should be taxed.

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7 Credit Card Processing Tools You Should Be Using
By Max Freedman | November 12, 2021

Being able to accept credit and debit cards is a must for businesses today. Here are several services you should consider using.

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What Is Facebook Pay?
By Max Freedman | November 11, 2021

Facebook Pay is an easy, secure payment method that's free for consumers and businesses. Learn how it can benefit your company.

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Minimum Wage by State
By Max Freedman | November 11, 2021

You must pay your employees the greater of your state's hourly minimum wage or the federal minimum wage.

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Payroll Checklist: 10 Steps to Process Payroll
By Max Freedman | November 11, 2021

Looking to see whether you're following all the necessary steps to process your payroll? This payroll checklist will help you do so.

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How to Calculate Gross Wages
By Max Freedman | November 11, 2021

Calculating gross wages is the first step in properly paying your employees. Learn all about the process with this guide.

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GAAP: Standards and Rules for Accountants
By Business News Daily | November 11, 2021

GAAP refers to accounting rules and standards used to prepare and standardize financial statements.

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How to Find Business Loans for Veterans
By Andrew Martins | November 11, 2021

Learn about the loan options for veteran entrepreneurs who need funding for their small businesses.