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How to Calculate and Pay State Unemployment Tax (SUTA)
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

Employers are required to pay state unemployment insurance taxes. Here's how to calculate and pay unemployment tax in your state.

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What Is a Pay Card?
By Sammi Caramela | June 29, 2022

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

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Why Small Business Can’t Ignore Forecasting
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 29, 2022

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

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15 Accounting Payment Terms and How to Work With Them
By Jamie Johnson | June 29, 2022

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

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8 Tax Season Preparation Steps
By Derek Walter | June 29, 2022

April 15 is approaching quickly, and many day-to-day decisions significantly impact your tax obligation. Follow these eight steps to stay on top of taxes.

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11 Credit and Debt Collection Strategies to Implement
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

Don't let unpaid invoices ruin your profitability. These strategies can improve your business's debt collection endeavors.

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What Is the Cost Principle?
By Dock David Treece | June 29, 2022

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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How to Define Accounting for Businesses
By Matt D’Angelo | June 29, 2022

Learn the basic concepts of accounting so you can manage your company's financials.

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How a Government Shutdown Hurts Small Businesses
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

From not having access to loans to not getting paid for government contracts, the impact of government shutdown on small businesses could be significant.

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Paycards vs. Direct Deposit: Which Is Right for Your Business?
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

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 Predatory Lending?
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

Predatory lending practices include loan flipping, hidden fees and balloon payments. Fortunately, there are laws that protect borrowers.

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How to Create a Payroll Budget
By Dock David Treece | June 24, 2022

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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What Are Payroll Deductions?
By Dock David Treece | June 24, 2022

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

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How to Make a Pay Stub
By Dock David Treece | June 24, 2022

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 Is Imputed Income?
By Max Freedman | June 03, 2022

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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Gross Pay vs. Net Pay
By Julie Thompson | May 24, 2022

Gross pay is what employees earn before taxes, benefits and payroll deductions are withheld. The remaining amount is net pay. Learn how to calculate each.