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A complete resource for all your accounting needs. Here you can find a range of basic to advanced accounting information, resources, and best practices.

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A Guide to Payroll Forms
By Simone Johnson | September 14, 2021

Employers are required to submit multiple payroll forms to the IRS. Be sure you're filing the right forms correctly to avoid costly fines.

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Everything You Need to Know About Cash Flow Statements
By Mona Bushnell | September 02, 2021

Find out what makes up a cash flow statement and why it's important for your business.

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The Best Accounting and Invoice-Generating Software for 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 02, 2021

Our team has compared the best accounting software for 2021. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated accounting programs.

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How to Improve Your Accounting Skills
By Sean Peek | August 31, 2021

Modern accounting requires both hard and soft skills, and businesses want accountants with the most up-to-date skill sets.

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The Best Online Payroll Services of 2021
By Chad Brooks | August 30, 2021

Our team has compared the best online payroll services for 2021. See up-to-date reviews and costs for the top services.

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How Much Do Payroll Services Cost?
By Sean Peek | August 25, 2021

Find out how much it costs to use a payroll company and how it compares to having a CPA run payroll for you.

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12 Reasons Your Restaurant Needs Modern POS Software
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 25, 2021

Learn how a new POS system can help your restaurant manage orders, inventory, staff and a host of other back-office tasks.

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POS Reports Your Retail Business Should Be Using
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 23, 2021

Increase sales and minimize waste at your store with the data already in your POS system.

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How to Do Payroll for a Small Business
By Matt D'Angelo | August 18, 2021

Doing payroll yourself can be as easy as these eight steps.

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How to Budget for Hourly Employees Annually
By Julie Thompson | August 18, 2021

Just because your employees are hourly doesn't mean you can't plan for the long term. Here's how to budget annually for your hourly workers.

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The Best Credit Card Processors of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 16, 2021

Which credit card processor is right for your business in 2020? We review the top-rated services.

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What Are Assets in Accounting?
By Sean Peek | June 10, 2021

Understanding assets in accounting can help businesses obtain both short- and long-term financial goals.

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How to Reconcile a Business Bank Account
By Dock David Treece | May 05, 2021

Reconciling a business bank account means to ensure your books align with your bank statements. Here's how to reconcile your business bank account.

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How Financial Robotic Process Automation Saves Money
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | May 04, 2021

RPA can save your business time and money with error-free results. Learn how you can harness the power of automation to do more with less and make your business the best.

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K-1s and How They Are Used
By Max Freedman | May 03, 2021

Schedule K-1 forms separate business income from personal income and are especially important for partnerships.

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What Is a Discretionary Bonus?
By David Gargaro | April 23, 2021

If you decide to offer compensation beyond employees' agreed-upon salary or wages, it's important to understand the tax implications and regulations of doing so.

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Guide to Employee Bonuses
By David Gargaro | April 23, 2021

Offering employees bonuses is a good workplace incentive and retention tool, but there are many things you should know before implementing a bonus structure.

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A Guide to Accounting Software Features and Benefits
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 09, 2021

Accounting software helps you record the flow of your company's money and examine your financial condition.

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What Are Liabilities in Accounting?
By Dock David Treece | April 02, 2021

Knowing the money you owe to others, often referred to as liabilities, is an important part of keeping accurate financial records.

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Overhead Cost and How to Calculate It
By Dock David Treece | April 01, 2021

In order to understand whether your business will make or lose money, you need to know what your overhead expenses are.

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Adding Value: 10 Bookkeeping Systems Small Business Owners Can Use
By Scott Gerber | February 12, 2021

Accounting software is critical to virtually every business. These 10 bookkeeping tools are recommended by small business owners for their ease of use, versatility and effectiveness.