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What Is Monetary Policy?
By Sean Peek | February 21, 2023

Monetary policy determines the amount of money that flows through the economy. Learn how it affects your business.

How to Handle Merchant Fees With QuickBooks
By Vishal Sanjay | February 21, 2023

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.

How to Accept Mobile Payments via SMS
By Max Freedman | February 21, 2023

SMS payments can help you obtain customer payments that might otherwise go missed – and that's not their only benefit.

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Is Equipment Considered an Asset?
By Julie Thompson | February 21, 2023

Equipment can be both an asset and a liability in business accounting. Learn how to classify it properly on your balance sheet.

What Is Cost Allocation?
By Dachondra Cason | February 21, 2023

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

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15 Accounting Payment Terms and How to Work With Them
By Jamie Johnson | February 21, 2023

Get your customers to pay their bills quickly with these accounting payment terms and strategies.

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Interest Rate Increases: 4 Concerns for Small Businesses
By Peter Lauria | February 21, 2023

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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How to Make a Pay Stub
By Dock David Treece | February 21, 2023

Pay stubs are an important part of payroll accounting. Learn how to make pay stubs so your employees can track their wages, taxes and deductions.

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What Are Payroll Deductions?
By Dock David Treece | February 21, 2023

Learn exactly how to calculate net pay and payroll withholdings for your small business.

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What Is Imputed Income?
By Max Freedman | February 21, 2023

Learn what imputed income is, see examples and find out how to calculate the taxes you must pay on it to stay compliant.

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How to Create a Payroll Budget
By Dock David Treece | February 21, 2023

Creating a payroll budget requires adding the total cost of each employee on your payroll. Learn to conduct this essential aspect of running your business.

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Could Trading Futures Help SMBs Hedge Against Inflation?
By Schuyler Durham | February 21, 2023

Small businesses may be able to use futures to hedge against price volatility in raw goods or products. Learn how to start using futures to control costs.

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8 Signs You’re Not Ready to Pitch Investors
By Shayna Waltower | February 21, 2023

Does your business have what investors like to see?

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The Most Important Money Moves to Make In 2023
By Business News Daily | February 21, 2023

This guide includes several key factors for consideration to improve your business finances and how to implement any changes.