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Accounting

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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Talking Shop: Smart Financial Habits Your Small Business Needs to Be Practicing
By Chad Brooks | August 26, 2019

Keeping on top of your finances is critical to the success of your business.

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5 Ways to Find a Niche for Your Startup
By Brian J. Roberts | August 16, 2019

Here's how to identify your niche and find a market need to base your business on.

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How to Keep Your Business Out of Bankruptcy
By Matthew Debbage | July 09, 2019

Managing your debt is critical to avoiding bankruptcy

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Slaying Bureaucracy in Your Small Business
By Kurt Rathmann | June 24, 2019

With the right tech, you can can tame paperwork and finances and run your business.

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It's Time for a Universal Business OS
By Kurt Rathmann | April 26, 2019

A unified business operating system would eliminate repetitive administrative tasks.

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Inside Job: How to Create a Fraud Response Plan
By Kelly Todd | April 23, 2019

Businesses need a fraud response plan in place to deal with embezzlement.

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12 Tax Write-Offs for Real Estate Agents
By Tracy Watson | April 01, 2019

Use these loopholes to simplify your tax preparation.

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Translating Finances: Is Math the Same Everywhere?
By Sean Hopwood | March 10, 2019

Translating financial data is not just about the numbers.

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When to Upgrade Your Business Structure
By Lori Fairbanks | February 05, 2019

Taxes too high? Worry about liability? It may be time to upgrade your business structure.

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12 Tax Issues for Startups to Watch
By Scott Gerber | January 09, 2019

A little preparation can save hours – and bills. Here are some things to remember.

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Expense Tracking Services Buying Guide
By Kayla Harrison | January 03, 2019

Which expense tracking service is right for you? Our buying guide explains what to look for in a provider and how to choose the best one for your needs.

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Looking for a Business Credit Card? Discover Exec Highlights What to Consider
By Chad Brooks | October 15, 2018

When used properly, business credit cards can be a valuable tool for small business owner.

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8 Tips for Cutting Wide-Format Printing Costs
By Brian Nadel | September 20, 2018

Wide-format printing can be a budget buster if you don't follow these simple tips.

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Bank of America Executive on What It Takes to Get a Business Loan
By Chad Brooks | June 14, 2018

The head of small business lending highlights the advantages of getting a bank loan.

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Need a POS System? Lightspeed's Dasilva Highlights What to Look For
By Chad Brooks | June 06, 2018

Learn how a POS system can benefit your business.

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10 Personal Finance Rules Every Small Business Should Live By
By Meredith Wood | April 12, 2018

Use these principles to rein in your business's finances.

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Is Your Startup Ready for an Angel Investor?
By Katharine Paljug | March 14, 2018

Here's how you know your startup is ready for an investor.

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Is a $15 Minimum Wage Good for Small Business?
By Andreas Rivera | March 05, 2018

There are pros and cons to this change in wages.

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Are You Paying a Living Wage?
By Adam Uzialko | February 27, 2018

Employees who earn enough to get by improve performance and overall business.

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Why Offering Paid Leave Is Good for Your Business
By Adam Uzialko | February 16, 2018

It's more of an investment than a simple expense.

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Know the Lingo: Construction Accounting Glossary
By Brittney Morgan | February 12, 2018

Do you know your types of prices and various accounting methods?

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How CEO Scott Fischer Turned Dippin' Dots Fortune Around
By Chad Brooks | January 31, 2018

It's no simple thing to turn around a company facing financial ruin.

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Accountancy 101: 5 Tips to Manage Your Small Business's Finances
By Russell Smith | October 03, 2017

Being your own business's accountant can be daunting, but it's possible with some tric

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Making Sure Your Construction Business Gets Paid on Time
By Amy Nichol Smith | July 19, 2017

It all starts with an in-depth knowledge of the contract

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A Guide to Construction Accounting
By Karina Fabian | June 12, 2017

Accounting in the construction business carries some unique challenges.

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Restaurant Accounting Guide
By business.com editorial staff | March 18, 2017

Accounting software, POS systems, inventory trackers and more can help your restaurant.