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How to Choose the Right Accounting Software for Your Business
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

Accounting software helps you stay on top of taxes, manage critical financial data, and pay employees. Here's how to choose the right accounting software.

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What Is an Accounts Payable Process?
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

When you're running a business, an efficient accounts payable (AP) process is critical. Here's how accounts payable works and how to set up an AP process.

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What Is General Ledger Accounting?
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

General ledger accounting means maintaining a general ledger, a record of a company's financial transactions. Here's what it includes and how it works.

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PayPal 1099: How to Report Self-Employment Income to the IRS
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

You have to report PayPal income to the IRS. Learn how PayPal tracks your income and how to fill out a PayPal 1099.

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Stripe vs. Square
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Learn how Stripe and Square stack up against each other in terms of pricing, software, hardware, security and customer support.

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How to Get PPP Loan Forgiveness
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

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

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The Complete Guide to Accounts Payable Reporting
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

Accounts payable reporting helps ensure you are keeping accurate financial data and that your bills are being paid on time. Learn more about these reports.

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How to Accept Apple Pay
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Apple Pay is a fast, contactless mobile payment option that's secure for businesses and users. Learn how your business can start accepting Apple Pay.

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The Best PayPal Alternatives
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

PayPal is a popular payment facilitator with many helpful business features. But other services, such as Square and Stripe, may be better options for some.

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Venmo for Business: Is It Right for You?
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Venmo for Business lets small businesses use Venmo as a contactless payment option. Here's how to start accepting Venmo payments for your business.

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Credit Card Payment Processing Rules and Laws You Need to Know About
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

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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What Is a POS System? (And Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

You've been told you need a POS system, but how does one work, how can it benefit your business, and what are its advantages over a cash register?

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How to Accept Mobile Payments via SMS
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

SMS payments are when a buyer texts you to make a purchase, or you send a text invoice. Learn how to accept SMS payments from customers.

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How to Accept ACH Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

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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Payroll Reporting: What to Include
By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

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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Guide to Merchant Accounts
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Learn what a merchant account is, why your business might need one, how to set it up, and what other payment options there are in this informative guide.

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Wave Accounting Software Alternatives
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

Wave is a good option for accounting software, but it has certain limitations. Consider seven Wave alternatives that can grow with your business.

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Accounts Payable vs. Accounts Receivable: What You Need to Know
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

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 GAAP? A Guide to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) ensure accurate financial reporting and help investors make informed choices. Learn GAAP's rules.

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What Are Payroll Liabilities?
By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

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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Guide to Employer Payroll Taxes
By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

Understanding payroll taxes and deductions is critical for business owners. Learn how payroll taxes work and how to calculate payroll taxes.

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Credit Card Processing Guide
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Learn why your business benefits from accepting credit cards, and how to make them an option for customer purchasing.

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How to Get the Best Credit Card Machine for Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

You can choose from a variety of credit card machines with different capabilities and price points. Here are the best options.

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How to Process Accounts Receivable: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

The accounts receivable (AR) process helps businesses monitor incoming payments from customers. Learn how to create an effective AR process today.

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PayPal vs. Merchant Account: What’s the Difference?
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Learn the difference between PayPal and merchant accounts, and decide which credit card system works best for your business.

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5 FreshBooks Alternatives
By Dachondra Cason | January 23, 2023

While FreshBooks is popular accounting software, others might work better for your company. Learn about some alternatives.

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Common Payroll Discrepancies and How to Fix Them
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Running payroll accurately is important for every business, but it is easy for mistakes to occur. Check for these 11 common payroll discrepancies.

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The Best Way to Take Payments With Your iPhone
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Mobile payments are easy with your Apple device. The only other things you need are a credit card processor, a credit card reader and an iPhone app.

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Medical Billing Process Step by Step
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

The medical billing process can be complicated. Follow this step-by-step process to ensure you do it correctly.

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7 Medical Billing Tips
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

These seven tips can help medical practices receive reimbursements sooner and bolster their cash flow.