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The Return of CDOs: Is Another Economic Crisis on the Horizon?
By Adam Uzialko | August 11, 2022

CDOs caused the 2008 financial crisis, and similar asset categories are on the rise. Could they really cause another recession? Here's what to consider.

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What Are Intangible Assets?
By Simone Johnson | August 11, 2022

This guide defines intangible assets and explains why they're important to a small business.

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Overtime Pay and What It Means for Your Workers
By Andrew Martins | August 10, 2022

If your employees are regularly working past their 40 hours a week, you are liable to pay them overtime. Find out what that means for your business.

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Section 179 Deduction: Rules and Limits
By Dock David Treece | August 05, 2022

This tax rule allows businesses to get the entire depreciation deduction in a single year.

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Crazy Tax Deductions Allowed by the IRS
By Matt D’Angelo | August 05, 2022

These tax deductions might seem made up, but the IRS allows them. Do you qualify for any of these strange deductions?

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5 Tax Changes Small Business Owners Need to Prepare For
By Nicole Fallon | August 05, 2022

Businesses will need to start preparing for tax season in just a few short months. Here are the major issues every small business owner should be watching.

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How to Develop a Credit Policy
By Max Freedman | August 05, 2022

A credit policy provides flexible payment options to customers, while also helping to ensure you get paid what you're owed. Learn how to write one.

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Small Business Guide to Charitable Giving and Tax Deductions
By Bennett Conlin | August 05, 2022

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

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What Is Cost Allocation?
By Dachondra Cason | August 03, 2022

Cost allocation is a process businesses use to identify costs. Here's everything you need to know.

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How to Prepare an Income Statement
By Dock David Treece | August 03, 2022

An income statement can be used for gauging the health of a business and making strategic decisions. This guide explains how to prepare an income statement

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10 Top Expense Trackers
By Sean Peek | August 03, 2022

Find the best apps to manage your expenses on the go.

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Interest Rate Increases: 4 Concerns for Small Businesses
By Peter Lauria | August 03, 2022

Learn four areas of concern for small business owners amidst Federal Reserve interest rate hikes – and tips for how to respond.

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FIFO vs. LIFO: What Is the Difference?
By Adam Uzialko | August 03, 2022

Learn the differences between FIFO (first in, first out) and LIFO (last in, first out) to determine the best inventory management method for your business.

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A Recession Is Coming – Are You Prepared?
By Dock David Treece | August 03, 2022

Find out how small businesses are – and aren't – getting ready for the next economic recession.

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How Your Business Can Accept Apple Pay
By Sean Peek | July 20, 2022

Find out everything you need to know about using Apple Pay for customer payments at your business.

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Private Funding Sources for Small Businesses
By Siri Hedreen | June 29, 2022

Private funding sources can offer much-needed investment capital to any small business's balance sheet. Here's what they are and how to secure funding.

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Accounts Receivable: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Marci Martin | June 29, 2022

Accounts receivable refer to unpaid invoices a business should receive from customers from sales. Learn how accounts receivable affects operations.

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What Is the Accounting Cycle?
By Vishal Sanjay | June 29, 2022

Learn the accounting cycle, an eight-step process for recording and analyzing your company's financial activities to ensure accurate bookkeeping.

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: How It’s Affecting Tax Season for SMBs
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

The Trump Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has benefited most small businesses, but some saw negative changes or none at all. Learn how it will impact you.

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How to Turn Knowledge into Money
By Ned Smith | June 29, 2022

Joseph Hennessey, Small Business Innovation Research Adviser, explains

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

Understanding your ROI is key to making good financial decisions. Read on to learn what ROI is and how to calculate it.

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How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Affects Small Businesses
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a federal tax code signed into law in 2017. Learn how these changes to the tax code affect small business tax liabilities.

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What Is Bookkeeping?
By Cynthia Uzialko | June 29, 2022

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

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What Is Value-Based Healthcare?
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

This article explains how value-based healthcare improves outcomes and results in happier practitioners and less spending throughout the medical industry.

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When Should You Hire a CPA?
By Jamie Johnson | June 29, 2022

When is the right time for your business to hire a CPA to take care of your tax needs? This guide explains how to know when to hire an accountant.

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How to Choose a Business Debt Consolidation Loan
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 29, 2022

Learn how business debt consolidation works and how to choose the best loan for your business.

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Small Business Credit Card Processing: What You Need to Know
By Julianna Lopez | June 29, 2022

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

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Understanding Small Business R&D Tax Credits
By Katharine Paljug | June 29, 2022

Learn how small businesses can get tax benefits with research and development credits.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Sending Someone to Collections
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

Unsure whether you should send a client to collections? Learn when you should hire a debt collection service and what the process entails.

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How to Create a Biweekly Pay Schedule
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

A biweekly pay schedule is the most common pay frequency. Here's how your small business can implement it.