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GAAP: Standards and Rules for Accountants
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

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 Retro Pay?
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

Retro pay is extra wages added to employee paychecks when a prior check was less than it should've been. Learn how to calculate and avoid retro pay.

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How Do Acquisition Loans Work?
By Dock David Treece | June 29, 2022

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

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How Small Businesses Are Affected by Minimum Wage
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

As minimum wages rise and big businesses offer employees more money, how can small businesses compete?

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What Is a Lien?
By Simone Johnson | June 29, 2022

Do you owe money on a business loan? The lender may be able to put a lien on your property or other assets. Here's what you need to know about liens.

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What Is an Accounts Payable Aging Report?
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 29, 2022

The accounts payable aging report can give you a complete view of your cash flow from one month to the next.

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How to Set Up a POS System
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

POS systems are necessary for any business that sells products. Here's how to set up yours.

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Debt Collection Laws and How They Apply to Businesses That Owe Money
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

There are several laws and guidelines collection agencies must follow when collecting on a debt. Here are the laws that apply to you if you owe creditors.

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Small Business Taxes: What to Expect in 2022
By Jennifer Dublino | June 29, 2022

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

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How to Accept Mobile Credit Card Payments From Anywhere
By Bennett Conlin | June 29, 2022

Accepting mobile credit card payments isn't that hard, but it does require an understanding of the purchasing process.

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Exporting Invoices From QuickBooks
By Trish Petak | June 29, 2022

Exporting invoices from QuickBooks is quick and efficient. Learn how to do it here.

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What Is Cost Accounting?
By David Gargaro | June 29, 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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Using Revenue-Based Financing to Grow Your Business
By Business News Daily | June 29, 2022

Revenue-based financing can help businesses find capital without incurring interest or losing equity. Learn the pros and cons of revenue-based financing.

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Self-Employed 401(k) Plans: Frequently Asked Questions
By Heather Larson | June 29, 2022

Check out the answers to these frequently asked questions about self-employed 401k plans.

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The Benefits of EFT and ERA in Medical Billing
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

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

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What Is Economics?
By Erica Sandberg | June 29, 2022

Understanding economic principles helps entrepreneurs see the big picture. Learn about the economic branches and applications, including the stock market.

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Should Your Small Business Hire a Collection Agency?
By Dawn Kuczwara | June 29, 2022

If you're a small or medium business, you likely don't have the staff to dedicate to chasing overdue invoices.

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What Is Overhead Rate, and Why Should Your Business Be Tracking It?
By Dock David Treece | June 29, 2022

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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Cash vs. Accrual Accounting Methods
By Vishal Sanjay | June 29, 2022

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

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What Should Your Profit Margins Be?
By Dock David Treece | June 29, 2022

Learn why profit margins are important to your business and how to maximize them.

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7 Smart Budgeting Tips for Small Business Owners
By Sammi Caramela | June 29, 2022

Trying to figure out your small business budget? Here's some expert advice on managing your finances.

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What Is the FDCPA?
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

Business debtors and creditors should know about the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Learn about debtors' rights and creditors' limits.

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Should You Hire a Debt Collection Attorney for Your Business?
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

Sometimes you need a debt collection attorney to help you recover outstanding debt from clients. Here is when to hire one.

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How Can a Line of Credit Help Your Business?
By Jamie Johnson | June 29, 2022

A business line of credit provides a lot of financial flexibility. Here is how it could help your business.

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What Is Business Collateral?
By Dock David Treece | June 29, 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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What Is Skip Tracing in Debt Collection?
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

Skip tracing is an important step in the debt collection process. Here is what it is and when it is used.

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How to Calculate Gross Wages
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

Gross wages are the amount of pay an employee earns before any deductions. Learn how gross wages differ from net wages, and how to calculate them.

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What to Do When Customers Won’t Pay Their Bill
By Sammi Caramela | June 29, 2022

As a small business owner, cash flow is important. Nonpaying customers interrupt cash flow and harm your business's financial well-being.

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

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

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The 8 Types of Accounting
By Cynthia Uzialko | June 29, 2022

There are several accounting methods you can use to monitor your business's financial health. Learn more about each type and the benefits they offer.