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Fundbox Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Fundbox offers business owners a way to fix their cash flow by advancing payments for their outstanding invoices. There are no approval processes, forms to fill out, phone calls to make or...

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What Is Facebook Pay?
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Learn how Facebook Pay works, its pros and cons, and whether a small business should consider this alternative to PayPal as a checkout option.

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Financial Tracking 101: Best Implementation Practices and Best Tools
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

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

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Everything You Need to Know About Angel Investors
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 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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Understanding Omnichannel Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | August 02, 2022

Your payment processing should be convenient and professional across all channels. Learn why you should offer omnichannel payments.

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What Is a Discretionary Bonus?
By David Gargaro | August 02, 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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SBA 504 Loans: Program Details and How to Apply
By Dock David Treece | August 02, 2022

Learn how to take advantage of a powerful economic development loan program that's designed to promote growth and job creation.

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9 Things to Look for in a Business Checking Account
By Meredith Wood | August 02, 2022

The business checking account you choose matters. Here's what to look for.

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What SMBs Need to Know When Choosing a Small Business Loan
By Sammi Caramela | August 02, 2022

Depending on your needs as a business, you'll want to understand all your choices first before settling on a lender.

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How to Reconcile a Business Bank Account
By Dock David Treece | August 02, 2022

This guide explains how to reconcile a business bank account and why it is important for a small business's cash flow and financial recordkeeping.

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How to Charge Interest and Late Fees on Unpaid Invoices
By Joyce Walsack | August 02, 2022

If your customers aren't paying on time, you can charge interest and late fees. Here's how to do it effectively.

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Unique Ways Small Businesses Can Increase Cash Flow
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Looking to increase your small business's cash flow? Follow these tips to make sure you have enough liquid capital to keep growing.

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K-1s and How They Are Used
By Max Freedman | August 02, 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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Why Small Business Owners Should Think About Taxes Year-Round
By Sean Peek | August 02, 2022

Learn how to tackle taxes more effectively and get bigger deductions by folding tax plans into your overall business strategy.

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How to Lower Your Credit Card Processing Fees
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Paying too much for credit card processing? Learn what good rates look like and get four tips for negotiating lower credit card processing fees.

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What’s the Difference Between Net Income and Profit? 
By Dachondra Cason | August 02, 2022

Profit and net income are found on your company's income statement. Learn the difference between these financial terms and what they mean for your company.

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4 Ways to Boost Your Balance Sheet
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Want to improve cash flow or look good in the eyes of the bank or investors? Here's how to strengthen your balance sheet.

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How to Calculate Night Shift Differential Pay
By Max Freedman | August 02, 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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Bonus Depreciation: A Small Business Guide
By Kaylyn McKenna | August 02, 2022

Learn how bonus depreciation can reduce your tax liability.

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What to Do if You’re Behind on Your Taxes
By Chad Brooks | August 02, 2022

Getting behind on your taxes can result in penalties, including liens and levies on your business. Here's what to do if you're past due.

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What Is an Audited Financial Statement?
By Max Freedman | August 02, 2022

Find out what an audited financial statement is, who prepares it, what information it contains, and why lenders want to see it.

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Why Small Businesses Need Online Payment Apps
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 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 AI and Automation Technology Can Help Accountants
By Chad Brooks | August 02, 2022

The science of accounting is centuries old, but today's AI and automation technologies are challenging it.

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Overhead Cost and How to Calculate It
By Dock David Treece | August 02, 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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PayPal Credit Card Processing: How to Accept Card Payments With PayPal
By Adam Uzialko | August 02, 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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Should You Take Out a Personal Loan for Your Business?
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Before you take out a personal loan for your business, learn everything you need to know about that financing option.

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How to Accept ACH Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | August 02, 2022

ACH payments are contactless payments that transfer funds directly from one bank account to another. Learn how ACH payments can help your business.

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Accounting Ratios: What They Are and Why They Matter to Small Business
By Erica Sandberg | August 02, 2022

Accounting ratios can give you a good look at your business's financial status. Learn more about the key ratios to pay attention to for your business.

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12 Accounting and Cash Flow Management Lessons From 10 Years as a CEO
By Catherine vanVonno | August 02, 2022

Here are 12 tips to manage finances effectively.

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The Solopreneur’s Guide to Retirement Funds
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

How do self-employed people plan for retirement? Here are a few retirement plan options for the solopreneur.