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OnDeck Review
By Matt D’Angelo | September 02, 2022

OnDeck offers a non-bank alternative to getting loans and lines of credit for small businesses.

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OnPay Payroll Software Review
By Chad Brooks | September 02, 2022

OnPay is our top choice for very small businesses. It handles all payroll and payroll tax needs, has an easy-to-use online platform, and is reasonably priced.

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Paychex Payroll Software Review
By Chad Brooks | September 02, 2022

Paychex is an especially good payroll service for large businesses. It serves businesses with up to 1,000 employees, handles all payroll and payroll tax responsibilities, is available in multiple...

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PayPal Business Loans Review
By Matt D’Angelo | September 02, 2022

PayPal offers both term loans and working capital loans to small businesses with a PayPal Business account.

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QuickBooks Payments Review
By Lori Fairbanks | September 02, 2022

With QuickBooks Payments, you can accept credit and debit cards in person using a mobile credit card reader attached to your phone or tablet or through online invoices you send your customers with...

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The Best Business Grants for Women
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 01, 2022

It can be difficult for a woman-owned business to get funding. Here are some of the best small business grants for women in 2021.

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How the Self-Employed Can Make Roth IRA Contributions
By Dock David Treece | September 01, 2022

This guide explains how self-employed people can make Roth IRA contributions to save for their retirement.

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Does a Client Owe You Money? Step-by-Step Tips for B2B Debt Collection
By Jennifer Post | September 01, 2022

There comes a time in most businesses when you have to collect client debts. Here's how to perform a B2B debt collection process, step by step.

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The 4 Biggest Red Flags in Credit Card Processing
By business.com editorial staff | September 01, 2022

Learn to identify the ways credit card processors try to trick you into spending more on fees and equipment.

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What It Means to Default on a Business Loan, and What to Do Next
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 01, 2022

Understand what it means to default on a business loan, and what you can do to fix it.

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11 Accounting Tips All Small Businesses Should Know
By Rashan Dixon | September 01, 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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How SEP IRAs Work
By Max Freedman | September 01, 2022

Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) individual retirement accounts (IRA) offer benefits to both self-employed people and small employers.

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SBA 7(a) Loans: Program Details, and How to Apply
By Dock David Treece | September 01, 2022

SBA 7(a) loans are guaranteed by the government, enabling lenders to extend funding to small businesses for up to $5 million up to 25 years.

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Retail Accounting: What You Need to Know About Inventory
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

Every industry has its own accounting factors. Here are the different methods you can use for retail accounting.

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Pricing and Costs of Tax Consultants
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

There are many types of tax consultancy services available for businesses. Here's how to choose one.

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Paycheck Protection Program Receives $310B in New Funding
By Adam Uzialko | September 01, 2022

After exhausting its initial $349 billion in funding in just 13 days, the Paycheck Protection Program was replenished with $310 billion.

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How to Handle Non-Paying Clients
By Sammi Caramela | September 01, 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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A Nonprofit’s Guide to Accounting
By Katharine Paljug | September 01, 2022

Tax requirements for nonprofits are stringent. Follow our nonprofit accounting guide to stay on top of your finances.

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The Misunderstood Costs of Business Loans: 10 Fees You Might Pay
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

Small business loans often come with a slew of additional fees. While they may vary Fees you may encounter when applying for a small business loans

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Fixed and Variable Expenses: What Do These Terms Mean?
By Sammi Caramela | September 01, 2022

All businesses have both fixed and variable expenses. Here are the differences between the two.

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In Pursuit of Profit: Applications and Uses of Break-Even Analysis
By Simone Johnson | September 01, 2022

A break-even analysis helps you identify how much your business must sell to recoup costs. Learn how to use it to make smart decisions for your business.

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That Was Easy: How to Make Payment Effortless for Clients
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

The ideal payment processes are rooted in the preferences of your customer – not those of your staff, or even your ideal business model.

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What Are Chargebacks, and How Can You Avoid Them?
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2022

Learn what a chargeback is, and the costs and consequences associated with it. Protect your business with these tips on preventing chargebacks.

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How Is a Cash Flow Statement Prepared?
By Simone Johnson | September 01, 2022

Need to keep track of your finances? A cash flow statement is a great tool. Learn how to prepare one for your small business.

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Dollars & Sense: How to Build an Accounting System for Startups
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

Having a robust accounting system in place right from the early stages of the business will help you build a strong foundation for your biz.

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What’s the Difference Between a Grant and Business Loan?
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2022

Discover the difference between a grant and a business loan and which one is right for your company.

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The 8 Cheapest Franchises to Buy
By Max Freedman | September 01, 2022

Considering buying into a franchise? Here is a list of the cheapest franchises to open.

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How to Improve Your Small Business’s Cash Flow
By Sean Peek | September 01, 2022

Small businesses that fail usually fail due to cash flow problems. As you manage your business's finances, consider these seven cash flow problems.

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How to Apply for Government Grants
By Max Freedman | September 01, 2022

Government grants provide successful applicants with money that doesn't have to be repaid. Here's how your business can apply for a government grant.

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Small Business Guide to Alternative Lending
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 01, 2022

Alternative lenders offer more flexible terms and faster approval and funding than traditional banks. Discover more about alternative loans.