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Shopify vs. Square: Which Is Best for Your E-Commerce Business?
By Jamie Johnson | February 15, 2022

Shopify and Square are two popular POS systems for e-commerce. Learn how Shopify vs. Square compares and where each one stands out or falls short.

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QuickBooks Alternatives to Consider
By Jamie Johnson | February 15, 2022

Here are 10 alternatives to QuickBooks that could be better for your business.

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How to Get PPP Loan Forgiveness
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 15, 2022

Here's everything you need to know about how to get your Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiven.

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What Are Payroll Liabilities?
By Julie Thompson | February 15, 2022

Payroll liabilities are payroll-related fees your company owes. Learn payroll liability types, how they differ from payroll expenses, and how to pay them.

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A Guide to Payroll Forms
By Simone Johnson | February 15, 2022

As a small business owner, do you know enough about different payroll forms? Click to read about payroll deduction forms, certified payroll forms and more.

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What Is the Paycheck Protection Program, and How Can It Help Small Businesses During COVID-19?
By Adam Uzialko | February 15, 2022

The Paycheck Protection Program has been extended so the remaining funds can be disbursed.

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Overhead Cost and How to Calculate It
By Dock David Treece | February 15, 2022

Overhead costs are your expenses that are tied to things other than the production of your goods or services. Here is how to calculate it.

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How to Handle Non-Paying Clients
By Sammi Caramela | February 15, 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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How to Improve Your Accounting Skills
By Sean Peek | February 15, 2022

Accounting skills are always in high demand. Here are the skills all accountants and entrepreneurs should focus on improving.

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Why Small Businesses Need Online Payment Apps
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 15, 2022

Here's everything you need to know about accepting online payment apps as a payment method from your customers.

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How to Calculate Night Shift Differential Pay
By Max Freedman | February 15, 2022

Night shift differential pay makes it easy to find and motivate daytime employees to work nighttime shifts. Here's how to calculate it.

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What Are Merchant Cash Advances and Working Capital Loans?
By Max Freedman | February 15, 2022

Could a merchant cash advance or working capital loan be the answer to your cash flow problems, or would it make them worse?

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K-1s and How They Are Used
By Max Freedman | February 15, 2022

The IRS requires partnerships to use Schedule K-1 tax forms to distinguish between business income from the owners' personal income.

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10 Critical Elements of Professional Invoices
By Megan Totka | February 15, 2022

Learn how to create an invoice that gives your clients the information they need to promptly pay your business for services rendered.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card
By Dock David Treece | February 15, 2022

Small businesses, freelancers and entrepreneurs often rely on a business credit card. Learn what you'll need to qualify for one.

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11 Accounting Tips All Small Businesses Should Know
By Rashan Dixon | February 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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The Top Accounting Challenges Small Businesses Face
By Alika Cooper | February 15, 2022

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

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How to Do Payroll for a Small Business
By Matt D’Angelo | February 15, 2022

Learn how to run payroll for your small business's employees.

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Everything You Need to Know About Angel Investors
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 15, 2022

Angel investors play a vital role in funding the big companies of tomorrow. Here's what you need to know about this investing group.

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How to Save Thousands of Dollars With the Employee Retention Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 15, 2022

Here's how to get money through the Employee Retention Credit.

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How the Self-Employed Can Make Roth IRA Contributions
By Dock David Treece | February 15, 2022

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

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How Much Do Payroll Services Cost?
By Sean Peek | February 15, 2022

How much do payroll services cost? How do they compare to hiring a CPA? Click to read about the costs of different online payroll services.

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Is a Free POS System Right for Your Business?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

When you're looking for your first POS system, free options can be tempting. But is a free POS system right for your business?

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Financial Tracking 101: Best Implementation Practices and Best Tools
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 15, 2022

Whether you do it yourself or rely on accounting software, finance tracking is essential for small business owners.

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Guide to Employee Bonuses
By David Gargaro | February 15, 2022

This guide explains employee bonuses, regulations, tax considerations, and various bonus structures company owners and managers should consider.

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How Business Bootstrapping Works
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 15, 2022

Thinking about funding your new business yourself? Learn how bootstrapping a business works and check out the pros and cons of this funding strategy.

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What Is a Discretionary Bonus?
By David Gargaro | February 14, 2022

Learn about discretionary bonuses and their regulatory and tax implications, as well as the bonus structures that best avoid triggering additional taxes.

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What Small Business Owners Should Know About Direct Deposit
By Simone Johnson | February 14, 2022

Direct deposit is popular among large employers, but what options exist for small businesses? Learn more about direct deposit, including the pros and cons.

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Debt vs. Equity Financing
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

If you are considering debt or equity financing, it is important to know the pros and cons of each.

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Should You Pick the Cheapest Payroll Service?
By Simone Johnson | February 14, 2022

If you're a new business owner, chances are you're looking for an affordable payroll option. But you know what they say – you get what you pay for.