Accounting Advice for Business Owners to Learn and Finance Professionals to Share

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Getting Started With Sound Accounting

Don’t Let Numbers Phobia Sink a Good Small Business

Why DIY Accounting May Cost More Than Hiring An Expert

Valuable Services From Your Accounting Professional

Lax Accounting Process Ultimately Brings Trouble

Learn the Meaning of Debit and Credit in Accounting Lingo


Understanding Financial Statements

Organization of Accounts in Your Accounting Software

Comprehending the Value of Double Entry Bookkeeping

The Meaning of Balanced Books

Essentials to Understand About Accounting for Business Assets

Accurate Recording of Purchases With a Business Credit Card

Depreciation Explained and What to Remember About It

Selling a Small Business Asset is Not Taxed Like Normal Income

Accounting for a New Asset and a Loan to Acquire It

When Repairs Are Not Expenses

Perils of Not Understanding Retained Earnings


Using Financial Statements

Top Business Improvements From a Glance at Financial Reports

Fast Calculations for Assessing Your Balance Sheet Strength

Uncovering Business Health With the Balance Sheet

Five Crucial Financial Steps for a Thriving Small Business

Self-Employed Performance Measures to Calculate Every Month

Simple Guide to Improving Your Profit Margin

Mid-Year Assessment of Key Performance Indicators


Financial Planning

How to Start Making a Business Budget

The Better Way of Creating a Basic Financial Forecast

Simple Trick for Projecting Next Year’s Revenue

Common Cash Projection Mistakes

Basic Micro Business Budgeting Ideas

Building the Right Cash Reserve

Using Financial Reports to Conduct Basic Budget Planning

Useful Answers From Your Business Budget

Putting Your Business Financial Projection into Useful Action

Easily Creating a Rolling Budget


Cash Flow Analysis

Understanding the Essential Features of Cash Flow Analysis

Streamlined Business Performance Evaluation With Benchmarks

Using Business Financial Statements for Cash Flow Management

Focus on Cash Management

Improve Planning for Future Small Business Costs


Income Tax Issues

Start Planning Now for Next Year’s Tax Bill

Facts About Substantiating Legitimate Business Meal Expenses

Procedures for Tax Deduction of Auto Use for Business

Know the Tax Deduction Limit for Business Gifts

The Most Important Fact to Know About Payroll Taxes

Understanding the Details in Tax Accounting for Asset Sales

Follow All These Steps to Obtain a Business Loan


Small Business Management

Determining the Value of Large Expenditures

Anticipating Risks is Crucial for Businesses of All Sizes

Avoid Small Business Year-End Accounting Surprises

Reimbursement of Personally Paid Business Expenses

Strategic and Bookkeeping Issues About Loans to Employees

Top 4 Financial Habits to Simplify Business in the New Year


Acquiring or Merging Businesses

Buying Out a Business Partner

Crucial Accounting Steps When Buying a Business

Accounting for the Merger of Two Businesses









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