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Payroll Reporting: What to Include
By Julie Thompson | December 01, 2021

Learn what information to include in a payroll report, both to ensure legal compliance and to improve financial management.

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What Are Accounting Reports?
By Dock David Treece | December 01, 2021

Accounting reports show how your business is performing financially. Here are the reports that matter most.

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What Are Accounting Standards?
By Jamie Johnson | December 01, 2021

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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Should You Audit Your Bookkeeper?
By Adam Uzialko | December 01, 2021

It's always a good idea to conduct random audits to ensure all your books are balanced and nothing is fishy.

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What Is a Profit and Loss Statement?
By Adam Uzialko | December 01, 2021

A profit and loss statement can indicate company health; it also gives banks or investors a better understanding of your business.

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GAAP: Standards and Rules for Accountants
By Adam Uzialko | December 01, 2021

GAAP guidelines provide direction for accountants when preparing financial statements. Here are the 10 GAAP principles accountants should follow.

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What Is Bookkeeping?
By Cynthia Uzialko | December 01, 2021

Proper bookkeeping is critical to the financial success of your business. Here is everything you need to know.

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What Is a Per Diem?
By Nicole Fallon | December 01, 2021

In the workplace, "per diem" usually refers to a daily allowance or stipend for certain business travel expenses. Here's what employers need to know.

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How Do Acquisition Loans Work?
By Dock David Treece | December 01, 2021

This guide describes acquisition loans and how they are used to acquire business assets and entire companies.

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Effective Tips for Negotiating Lower Credit Card Processing Fees
By Rebecka Green | November 30, 2021

Follow these tips to get a better deal with your credit card processor.

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7 Credit Card Processing Tools You Should Be Using
By Max Freedman | November 30, 2021

These tools will help you accept credit cards, online or in person, without the headaches.

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iPhone Credit Card Processing: What You Need to Know
By Adam Uzialko | November 30, 2021

If you're in need of credit card processing for your small business, you could use your iPhone. This guide explains how.

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Seasonal Business Guide to Credit Card Processing
By Kayla Harrison | November 30, 2021

Finding the right merchant account provider for your seasonal business can help you lower maintenance costs and avoid extra fees.

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How to Run Payroll for a Nonprofit Organization
By Hannah Tayson | November 24, 2021

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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How to Manage International Collections
By Max Freedman | November 19, 2021

Collecting a debt from international customers can be tricky. Here are four steps you can take to try and collect on money you are owed.

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What Is an Expense Report?
By Dock David Treece | November 19, 2021

Expense reports are used for a variety of purposes. Here is how your business can use them.

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Gross vs. Net Revenue
By Dock David Treece | November 19, 2021

Learn the difference between gross and net revenue, which are both important metrics for businesses to track.

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Mental Health Billing vs. Medical Billing
By Max Freedman | November 19, 2021

Mental health billing differs from medical billing primarily due to variables in mental healthcare not present in primary or specialty care.

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What Is a Merit Pay Increase?
By Nicole Fallon | November 19, 2021

Learn what merit pay is, how to award merit pay increases, and best practices for implementing a merit pay policy.

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12 Tax Solutions for Small Businesses
By Adam Uzialko | November 19, 2021

A collection of apps and software that take the guess work out of preparing and filing taxes for small businesses.

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Small Business Credit Card Processing: What You Need to Know
By Julianna Lopez | November 19, 2021

Learn the basics of credit card processing, including fees, transaction types, and pros and cons.

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Get Your Business Taxes in Order Before the New Year With These Tips
By Andrew Martins | November 18, 2021

Follow these tips to prepare your small business taxes before the New Year.

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Small Business Guide to Charitable Giving and Tax Deductions
By Bennett Conlin | November 18, 2021

Charitable giving demonstrates that you give back to the community and are in business for more than profit.

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Is On-Demand Payment the New Payroll?
By Chad Brooks | November 18, 2021

Instead of making employees wait for their regular payday, some payroll services offer flexibility. Learn about on-demand payroll.

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

What's the best receipt app for your business? We reached out to small business owners and other professionals to find out what software they prefer.

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Entering Bills Into QuickBooks: A Complete Guide
By Vishal Sanjay | November 15, 2021

QuickBooks can help businesses with accurate financial reporting and decision-making. Learn how to enter bills into QuickBooks.

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

Cash basis and accrual basis are two different ways of valuing assets on your business's books. Learn the differences and why they matter.

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

Double declining balance depreciation is a method of quickly depreciating large business assets. Learn how and when to use it.

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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 to calculate your overhead rate.

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

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