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What Are Payroll Liabilities?
By Julie Thompson | October 18, 2021

Payroll liabilities include more than just your employees' compensation. Here's what you need to track for your payroll expenses.

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Canada Kills the Penny
By Ned Smith | October 18, 2021

The one-cent coin gets eliminated north of the border.

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How Does Payroll Work?
By Sean Peek | October 15, 2021

If your business has several employees, you need a payroll system to correctly compensate them for their work. Here's how to process payroll as a small business owner.

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How to Accept Credit Cards
By Lori Fairbanks | October 15, 2021

As consumers switch to credit cards over cash, your business must be able to conduct transactions for both debit and credit cards.

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How to Develop a Credit Policy
By Max Freedman | October 14, 2021

A credit policy can help protect you against clients who don't pay what they owe and boost your cash flow.

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Gusto vs. QuickBooks: Which Software Is the Best Option for Your Business?
By Dachondra Cason | October 14, 2021

Trying to choose between the Gusto and QuickBooks payroll solutions? This comparison guide can help you make the best choice for your small business's payroll needs.

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Using Revenue-Based Financing to Grow Your Business
By Adam Uzialko | October 12, 2021

Using revenue-based financing might be the key to growing your startup.

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ADP vs. Paychex: Which Software Is Best for Your Business?
By Dachondra Cason | October 12, 2021

Trying to choose between ADP and Paychex? This comparison guide can help you make the right choice for your small business payroll needs.

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Vend Review
By Lori Fairbanks | October 11, 2021

Vend is our top pick for the best retail POS system. It's affordable, easy to use and packed with features for all types of retail businesses, including fashion boutiques, car washes, computer shops,...

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Sales Tax for E-commerce: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Bennett Conlin | October 11, 2021

If you sell across state lines, you're required to pay sales tax in those states. Here's how to comply with tax obligations as a small online seller.

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How to Interpret and Learn from POS Sales Reports
By Lori Fairbanks | October 11, 2021

POS sales reports provide a treasure trove of information that can help you spot trends and manage inventory.

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Cashless Society Pros and Cons: Are Digital Payments Really Killing Cash?
By Mona Bushnell | October 11, 2021

Cash-free transactions are becoming common, but the road to a cash-free society is long.

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How to Calculate and Pay State Unemployment Tax (SUTA)
By Business News Daily | October 08, 2021

When paying taxes to support state unemployment insurance funds, employers need to be sure they are accurately calculating what they owe. This guide explains how to determine your SUTA obligations.

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PayPal and Merchant Account Differences
By Dock David Treece | October 08, 2021

PayPal can work as a merchant account, but it's technically a digital wallet. Learn the key differences between PayPal and merchant accounts to determine which is right for your business.

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What Are Interchange Fees?
By Dock David Treece | October 08, 2021

Learn how interchange fees – or swipe fees – can impact the overall cost of doing business.

Review
SurePayroll Review
By Chad Brooks | October 06, 2021

SurePayroll provides great payroll features for individuals with a full-time nanny, caregiver, housekeeper or other home service provider, making it our best payroll pick for household employers.

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Intuit QuickBooks Payroll Review
By Chad Brooks | October 06, 2021

QuickBooks Payroll is our favorite payroll service for small businesses. Its three pricing plans allow your service package to grow along with your business.

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How to Accept ACH Payments
By Dock David Treece | September 22, 2021

Accepting ACH payments is a great way to offer customers added convenience. If you already accept credit cards, you may be able to accept ACH payments easily.

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5 Tricks to Lower Your Credit Card Processing Fees
By Julianna Lopez | September 21, 2021

Are you paying too much for credit card processing? Here are five things you can do to lower your rates.

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How to Accept Mobile Credit Card Payments From Anywhere
By Bennett Conlin | September 21, 2021

Mobile credit card readers help your business accept payments anywhere.

Review
Fiserv Review
By Lori Fairbanks | September 21, 2021

Fiserv, formerly known as First Data, provides merchant services and Clover equipment to businesses of all types and sizes, including banks and independent sales organizations that resell them to...

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Stripe Review
By Lori Fairbanks | September 21, 2021

Stripe is the best online credit card processor because it's easy to use and has transparent pricing, extra features, and custom options.

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PayPal Credit Card Processing Review
By Lori Fairbanks | September 21, 2021

PayPal is our pick as the best credit card processor for freelancers and solopreneurs because of its budget-friendly, pay-as-you-go terms no matter how you accept payments: in person, online or over...

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Flagship Merchant Services Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 21, 2021

Flagship Merchant Services is our pick for the credit card processor with the best flexible terms, because it offers customers month-to-month service with no early termination fee.

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The Benefits of EFT and ERA in Medical Billing
By Max Freedman | September 13, 2021

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

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What Is Value-Based Healthcare?
By Max Freedman | September 13, 2021

Value-based healthcare makes for healthier patients, happier practitioners and less spending throughout the medical industry.

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What Is Payroll Accounting?
By Dock David Treece | August 06, 2021

Payroll accounting helps employers stay on top of what they owe employees and how it will impact cash flow.

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13 Secrets for Growing Your Business Quickly
By Sean Peek | July 20, 2021

There's no surefire formula for instant success, but you can boost your business's growth with these tips from startup founders.

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11 Credit and Debt Collection Strategies to Implement
By Max Freedman | April 05, 2021

Debt collection is sometimes necessary for businesses to collect the money they are owed. These tips can improve debt collection for small businesses.

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The Do's and Don'ts of Sending Someone to Collections
By Max Freedman | March 31, 2021

Sending a late account to collections is a big decision. Should you refer a client to collections, or should you handle it yourself?