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Why Small Businesses Need Online Payment Apps
Online payment app usage is surging. There are pros and cons to accepting this payment method.
Donna Fuscaldo
Donna Fuscaldo
From Collections to Repossession: A Timeline of Debt
Debt collection occurs in phases, and although it can seem overwhelming, there are options for relief.
Kiely Kuligowski
Kiely Kuligowski
Should You Take Out a Personal Loan for Your Business?
Taking out a personal loan is one way to bankroll your business, but it does involve some risk.
Donna Fuscaldo
Donna Fuscaldo
Everything to Know About Business Checking Account Fees
Business checking account fees can eat away at your profits and impact your cash flow if you aren't careful. Before you choose a business checking account, make sure you know what fees it may charge.
Donna Fuscaldo
Donna Fuscaldo
How Do Nonrecourse Loans Work?
Nonrecourse loans aren't popular for businesses, but they're a way to borrow money for a long-term project without a personal guarantee.
Donna Fuscaldo
Donna Fuscaldo

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TouchBistro Review
By Jamie Johnson | December 01, 2022

TouchBistro is our pick as the best POS system for restaurants because it's designed to fulfill a restaurant's unique needs. It's well suited for many restaurant types: fine dining, casual eateries,...

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What It Means to Default on a Business Loan and What to Do Next
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 30, 2022

Learn what it means to default on a business loan and what options you have available if this happens to you.

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FreshBooks Accounting Software Review
By business.com editorial staff | November 29, 2022

FreshBooks is an extremely intuitive program with the features you need to manage clients and projects, send invoices, and process payments.

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Gusto Payroll Software Review
By Mike Berner | November 28, 2022

Gusto Payroll Software is a cloud-based, full-service payroll platform that is easy to use, includes a wealth of valuable features and provides excellent customer support.

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The Role of a Strong Accounting and Finance Team in Seeking Capital
By Matthew G. | November 23, 2022

You may be tempted to neglect the accounting side of your business, but you might also be hurting your access to capital.

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What Is SUTA Tax? How Do You Calculate It?
By David Gargaro | November 22, 2022

All businesses are responsible for paying unemployment insurance taxes. Here is how to calculate what your business owes.

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Employee Payroll Social Security Tax
By David Gargaro | November 22, 2022

All employers must withhold Social Security tax from their employees' paychecks. Here is how to calculate what is owed.

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Disaster Loans: How to Qualify for PPP and EIDL Forgiveness
By Mike Savage | November 22, 2022

Both the EIDL and the PPP loans are eligible for some degree of loan forgiveness. Learn about the qualifications and how to apply for forgiveness.

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SBA Loan Forgiveness for PPP, EIDL and 7(a) Loans
By Jason Milleisen | November 22, 2022

Loan forgiveness differs greatly when you're talking about loan forgiveness for a PPP loan versus EIDL loans versus SBA 7 (a) loans.

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How to Handle Non-Paying Clients
By Sammi Caramela | November 22, 2022

Non-paying customers can put your business in a real bind. Here are several strategies to get the money you are owed.

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10 Small Business Grants for Minorities
By Adam Uzialko | November 22, 2022

Business grants help provide free funding to minority business owners. Check out the most updated list of minority business and how to apply.

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PayPal Credit Card Processing: How to Accept Card Payments With PayPal
By Adam Uzialko | November 22, 2022

Accepting debit and credit card payments from your customers is a must. Here is how to start credit card processing with PayPal.

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2022 Payment Processing Outlook
By business.com editorial staff | November 21, 2022
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This Salary Mistake Could Cost Your Business $250,000
By Mike Berner | November 21, 2022

How to stay compliant with new salary and job posting laws in New York and California

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How to Charge Interest and Late Fees on Unpaid Invoices
By Jennifer Dublino | November 18, 2022

Customers not paying? Here's how you can successfully charge interest and late fees on unpaid invoices.

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Important Tax-Saving Tips for Small Business Owners
By Dachondra Cason | November 17, 2022

With new tax laws taking effect, follow these best practices to ensure your business is well positioned come tax time.

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Credit Card Payment Processing Rules and Laws You Need to Know About
By Jennifer Dublino | November 17, 2022

If your business relies on credit card purchases, it's important to comply with the rules and regulations. Here's what you need to know.

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How to Create a Business Budget, With Free Budget Template
By Jamie Johnson | November 15, 2022

Need a free business budget template download? Get it here and learn how to use it to track your monthly and annual business revenue and expenses.

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11 Accounting Tips All Small Businesses Should Know
By Rashan Dixon | November 15, 2022

Follow these 11 tips to streamline your accounting processes and make sure you're on track with your accounting tasks.

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7 Accounting Mistakes That Cost Small Businesses Significant Growth
By Jamie Johnson | November 15, 2022

Minor small business accounting errors can have a significant effect on your business's finances. Learn the most common accounting mistakes to avoid.

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The Top Accounting Challenges Small Businesses Face
By Alika Cooper | November 15, 2022

Accounting challenges don't have to break your company. Here's how to overcome them.

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How to Get Paid as a Contractor
By Karina Fabian | November 14, 2022

When a client doesn't pay you for a construction project, what do you do? Read about your options in our guide.

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Zoho Books Review
By business.com editorial staff | November 14, 2022

Zoho Books is online accounting software for microbusinesses. You can use it for bookkeeping, invoicing and inventory management.

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Xero Review
By business.com editorial staff | November 14, 2022

Xero is online accounting software for small businesses that includes accounts payable, accounts receivable and inventory tools.

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FIS (Formerly Worldpay) Review
By Lori Fairbanks | November 14, 2022

Worldpay recently announced a merger with FIS and will be known by that name when the deal closes later in 2019.

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Wave Financial Review
By business.com editorial staff | November 14, 2022

Wave is the best free accounting software, and is well suited for freelancers, small service-based businesses and new companies with little or no inventory.

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Upserve POS Review
By Skye Schooley | November 14, 2022

Upserve POS can help you spot buying trends and better manage your menu. Read on to learn more about this iPad restaurant POS.

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TSYS Review
By Lori Fairbanks | November 14, 2022

TSYS is one of the country's leading payment processors, and it recently acquired Cayan (formerly Merchant Warehouse). It works directly with businesses of all sizes across many industries, as well...

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Truist Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 14, 2022

Truist is a traditional bank lender resulting from the merger of SunTrust Bank and BB&T Bank in late 2019. The company provides a variety of small business financing options, including U.S. Small...

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Restaurant Accounting: How It’s Different
By Dock David Treece | November 11, 2022

Restaurant accounting has specific needs and features. Here's a look at restaurant accounting methods and expenses, how tips factor in, and more.