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

Even though officials said it was off the table, President Donald Trump told reporters yesterday that a payroll tax cut is a possibility.

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Top 5 Best QuickBooks Alternatives: A Complete Guide
By Adam Uzialko | November 12, 2021

This guide examines five alternatives to QuickBooks accounting software.

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How to Send PayPal Invoices
By Adam Uzialko | November 12, 2021

Learn how PayPal invoices work and how businesses and freelancers can send PayPal invoices to get paid.

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

Small business owners who need a break from paying their SBA loans have an option: deferments. Learn what it's all about.

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

Facebook Pay makes payments easy for businesses and customers who use the platform. Here's how to integrate this free tool into your business.

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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. Learn more about minimum wage laws.

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

Processing payroll is critical for businesses. Refer to this payroll checklist to ensure you stay compliant and don't miss vital payroll processing steps.

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

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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10 Ways to Reduce Your Fuel Costs
By David Gargaro | November 11, 2021

Businesses that operate a fleet of vehicles know how much money they are spending on fuel each month. Here are several ways to cut down on those expenses.

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Business Owners Want More Convenient Banking Services
By Andrew Martins | November 11, 2021

In need of a bank for your business? Here are the factors to consider when choosing one.

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The 8 Types of Accounting
By Cynthia Uzialko | November 10, 2021

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.

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Why Small Business Can’t Ignore Forecasting
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 09, 2021

Here's why and how your small business should engage in financial forecasting.

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Accounts Receivable: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Marci Martin | November 09, 2021

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 Cost Principle?
By Dock David Treece | November 09, 2021

Cost accounting makes it easy to track the value of large assets on your books. Learn when to use it for your small business.

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Is Not Accepting Credit Cards Hurting Your Bottom Line?
By Mona Bushnell | November 04, 2021

Do you still run a cash-only business? Learn how this can hurt your bottom line and how to accept credit cards.

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Section 179 Deduction: Rules and Limits
By Dock David Treece | November 02, 2021

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

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Paycards vs. Direct Deposit: Which Is Right for Your Business?
By Adam Uzialko | October 25, 2021

What's the better way to pay your employees – a paycard or direct deposit? Read on to find out.

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What Is a Pay Card?
By Sammi Caramela | October 25, 2021

If you're considering offering pay cards as an option for your workers, you'll want to do your research.

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10 Simple Ways to Cut Business Expenses
By Matt D’Angelo | October 25, 2021

If you're looking to cut business expenses quickly, here are some areas that could be a drag on your profit margins and relatively easy to cut out.

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10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Crowdfunding Campaign
By Simone Johnson | October 22, 2021

Crowdsourcing can be an effective way to raise funding for your small business. Here are 10 ways to make sure your campaign is a success.

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The Pros and Cons of a Term Loan
By Jamie Johnson | October 22, 2021

Terms loans can help your business finance a wide range of projects. See if this is the right financing option for you.

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Should You Get an Unsecured Business Loan for Your Small Business?
By Andrew Martins | October 22, 2021

Whether just starting out or looking to scale up, your small business may benefit from an unsecured business loan.

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What Is Invoice Factoring?
By Dock David Treece | October 22, 2021

This guide explains invoice factoring, a funding option available to businesses that turns outstanding invoices into cash in exchange for a fee.

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What Is a Lien?
By Simone Johnson | October 22, 2021

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 Business Collateral?
By Dock David Treece | October 22, 2021

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 Depreciation in Business?
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 20, 2021

Depreciation can affect the value of your assets and your taxes – often for several years. Learn how depreciation works and how to track it.

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Accounts Payable and Your Business: What You Need to Know
By Adam Uzialko | October 20, 2021

Accounts payable includes all of your business's expenses except payroll. Here's how to handle this important component of your business finances.

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Accounts Payable vs. Accounts Receivable
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 20, 2021

Want to optimize your cash flow management? Spend more time with your accounts payable and receivable.

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What Is an Accounts Payable Aging Report?
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 20, 2021

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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Management Accounting
By Dock David Treece | October 20, 2021

This guide describes management accounting and how it is used to inform business decisions and strategies.