GDP is the value of all goods and services produced in a country – and one of the most closely watched economic indicators. Learn how to calculate GDP.
Stagflation is a mix of increasing prices and limited economic growth, and governments can do little about it. Here's what small businesses should know.
Find out what fiscal policy is and how it affects the economy – and your business – through investment opportunities, tax changes and unemployment rates.
Learn all about NASDAQ, the world's second-largest, tech-heavy stock exchange.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, or the Dow, is an index that shows how 30 companies have traded in the stock market.
Business owners should understand the basics of accounting, including what accountants do. Learn how to improve your fundamental accounting knowledge.
Learn how small businesses can get tax benefits with research and development credits.
Accounting ratios and formulas streamline the bookkeeping process and help you evaluate your company's finances. Learn how these ratios and formulas work.
Understanding economic principles helps entrepreneurs see the big picture. Learn about the economic branches and applications, including the stock market.
Small business credit cards can help with short-term debts.
Learn the importance of accurate P&L statement reporting and how it may keep your business on the right track and sound financial footing.
Learn which fees come with accepting credit cards as a form of payment, as well as how your business can reduce those processing costs.
Cost allocation is a process businesses use to identify costs. Here's everything you need to know.
Equipment can be both an asset and a liability in business accounting. Learn how to classify it properly on your balance sheet.
Many small businesses fall victim to credit card processing scams. Learn about common credit card processing scams and how to find a credit card processor.
This easy, step-by-step guide will show you how to run payroll in QuickBooks, featuring in-depth instructions and images.
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.
Learn all about the payroll forms small business owners must file or obtain, and how payroll software can help.
A biweekly pay schedule is the most common pay frequency. Here's how your small business can implement it.
Your customers and clients won't always remember to pay on time. Learn how to accept recurring payments to counter this problem.
Learn how to set up direct deposit in QuickBooks Payroll.
This guide explains how to create QuickBooks payroll reports and how these payroll reports can help your business.
If your business uses PayPal or another payment processor, you'll be charged a merchant fee. QuickBooks can help you manage and record those fees.
Use QuickBooks' time-tracking functions to track billable hours and other timesheet options. Our instructions cover QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Pro.
Balance sheets and income statements are related but not the same. Learning the difference and when to use each can aid your business’s financial health.
Learn the accounting cycle, an eight-step process for recording and analyzing your company's financial activities to ensure accurate bookkeeping.
Exporting invoices from QuickBooks is quick and efficient. Learn how to do it here.
The expense recognition principle is a concept in accounting outlining when a business should recognize its expenses. Learn how it works.
QuickBooks can help businesses with accurate financial reporting and decision-making. Learn how to enter bills into QuickBooks.
Cash basis and accrual basis are two different ways of valuing assets on your business's books. Learn the differences and why they matter.