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The Complete Guide to Accounts Payable Reporting
By Jamie Johnson | April 09, 2024

An accounts payable reporting process ensures accurate financial data and on-time bill payments. Learn about accounts payable reporting and report types.

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Overhead Cost and How to Calculate It
By Dock David Treece | April 09, 2024

Overhead costs are expenses tied to things other than the production of goods or services. Here's how to calculate overhead.

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A Guide to Accounting Software Features and Benefits
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 09, 2024

Here's everything you need to know about accounting software and the benefits of using it.

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What Is an Accounts Payable Process?
By Jamie Johnson | April 04, 2024

An efficient accounts payable process ensures that your vendors are paid on time and reduces the likelihood of human error. Learn how to set up an AP process.

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How to Improve Your Accounting Skills
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Mathematical skills can determine financial success. Whether or not it comes naturally, here are tips to sharpen your ability.

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How to Structure a Stock Purchase Agreement (Template)
By Max Freedman | April 04, 2024

A stock purchase agreement outlines the sale of company stock to buyers. Here's how to create a stock purchase agreement, along with a helpful template.

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What It Means to Default on a Business Loan and What to Do Next
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 04, 2024

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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Payment Depot Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 04, 2024

Payment Depot is a top credit card processor for growing companies. Learn why Payment Depot is the best credit card processor for high transaction volumes.

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North American Bancard Review
By Mike Berner | April 04, 2024

North American Bancard is a credit card processor with quick setup that serves high-risk businesses. Learn about its fast approval process and features.

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Stax Payments Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 04, 2024

Stax is a subscription-based credit card processor that lets businesses pay predictable costs. Learn why Stax integrations set it apart from competitors.

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Rippling Payroll Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | April 04, 2024

Rippling's platform has hundreds of integrations and a user-friendly workflow builder. Learn why it's the best payroll system for automating processes.

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What Is Credit Card Processing? The Complete Guide to Credit Card Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Businesses accept credit cards to increase customer satisfaction and boost the bottom line. Learn everything you need to know about credit card processing.

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A Guide to Restaurant Payment Processing
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Here's what you should consider before selecting a credit card processor for your restaurant.

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Payment Gateway vs. Payment Processor
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

When your business must accept credit cards, you must understand payment gateways and payment processors. Here's how they work together for transactions.

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How to Choose a Mobile POS System
By Skye Schooley | April 04, 2024

There are a lot of mobile point-of-sale apps out there. How do you choose the best mobile POS for your business?

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Guide to Merchant Accounts
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

If your company wants to accept credit cards, you should know all about merchant accounts and payment facilitators. Here are the essentials.

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments: A Beginner’s Guide
By Adam Uzialko | April 04, 2024

Consumers expect companies to accept credit and debit cards and digital payments. Learn how to select a payment processor and start accepting credit cards.

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Guide to Credit Card Processing Fees
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Most businesses must accept credit cards to succeed. Learn about the rates and fees involved with processing card transactions and how to negotiate fees.

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10 Tips for Choosing a Credit Card Processor for Your Construction Company
By Lori Fairbanks | April 04, 2024

Construction companies have special credit card processing considerations. Learn how to choose the best payment processor for your construction business.

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How to Accept Apple Pay
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Apple is a secure, contactless mobile payment method popular with consumers and businesses. Learn how your business can accept Apple Pay.

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Accounts Payable vs. Accounts Receivable: What You Need to Know
By Jamie Johnson | April 04, 2024

Accounts payable is money your business owes, and accounts receivable is money owed to you. Learn how accounts payable and accounts receivable differ.

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What is Payroll Reporting?
By Julie Thompson | April 02, 2024

Payroll reports list pay rates, hours, overtime, vacation, withholdings and more. Here's what your business needs to know about payroll reporting.

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Toast POS Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 01, 2024

Toast is a top POS system with extensive restaurant features. Learn why Toast's online ordering functionality stands out in the restaurant POS system area.

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The 8 Cheapest Franchises to Buy in 2024
By Sean Peek | April 01, 2024

Franchises are a good way to own and run a business without having to determine what to sell or how to market it. Learn about low-cost opportunities.

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How to Accept Mobile Payments via SMS
By Jennifer Dublino | April 01, 2024

Accepting customer payments by SMS text can be quick and secure. Learn how to start accepting SMS payments and why this feature can improve your business.

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Clover Credit Card Processing Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 01, 2024

Clover provides POS software and hardware along with credit card processing services. Learn why Clover is our choice for the best POS credit card processor.

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What Happens If You Can’t Repay Your SBA Loan?
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 28, 2024

Learn what happens when you can't pay back your small business loan from the SBA.

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The SBSS Score Explained: What It Is and Why It Matters When Applying for a Loan
By Jamie Johnson | March 25, 2024

Your SBSS score matters when you're applying for a small business loan. Here's what you need to know.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Statement of Shareholder Equity
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 25, 2024

A statement of shareholder equity can tell you if your business is doing well or if it's time to fine-tune some of your activities.

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There’s a Fee for That: Pros and Cons of Surcharging Credit Cards
By Jennifer Dublino | March 25, 2024

Should you start surcharging to mitigate credit card processing fees? Learn the pros and cons of surcharging, as well as some alternatives.