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Learn how to manage your finances and get resources on financing your business needs from expert financial professionals.

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What Is Retro Pay?
By Sean Peek | May 12, 2021

Correcting payroll mistakes is extremely important to maintain the trust of your employees.

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The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | May 11, 2021

Many small businesses need funding to get started. Learn about the different financing options to decide which would work best for your small business.

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The Best Accounting and Invoice-Generating Software for 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | May 06, 2021

Our team has compared the best accounting software for 2021. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated accounting programs.

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How to Reconcile a Business Bank Account
By Dock David Treece | May 05, 2021

Reconciling a business bank account means to ensure your books align with your bank statements. Here's how to reconcile your business bank account.

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How to File Employee Payroll Taxes
By David Gargaro | May 04, 2021

Filing employee payroll taxes is important for any small business with employees. Here's how to do it.

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Employee Payroll Social Security Tax
By David Gargaro | April 30, 2021

Social Security tax is a key payroll withholding that all employers must deduct from employee paychecks.

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What Are Solo 401(k)s?
By Max Freedman | April 27, 2021

Solo 401(k) accounts give you the benefits of both employer-sponsored 401(k) plans and self-employed IRAs.

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What Is SUTA Tax? How Do You Calculate It?
By David Gargaro | April 23, 2021

To cover the costs of unemployment benefits for workers, employers are responsible for paying unemployment taxes as part of their payroll taxes.

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Employee Expense Reimbursement
By David Gargaro | April 22, 2021

In some states, employers are required to reimburse employees for expenses. In others, this could be a recruiting tool.

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The Ins and Outs of Farm Equipment Loans
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 22, 2021

Farm equipment loans are often the only option for farmers and other agricultural producers to afford pricey equipment. In this guide, we explore USDA farm loans and other lending options.

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How SEP IRAs Work
By Max Freedman | April 21, 2021

Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) individual retirement accounts (IRA) could lower a self-employed person's taxable income. SEP IRAs benefit small employers as well.

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Payroll Checklist for Small Businesses
By David Gargaro | April 21, 2021

There are many steps in running payroll, and it's important to understand them all.

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The Best Collection Agency Services of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 20, 2021

We've reviewed the best collection agency services for 2021. See up-to-date comparisons on features and the best prices for the top-rated agencies.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card
By Dock David Treece | April 19, 2021

Need a business credit card? Find out what you'll need to qualify for one and how to apply.

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What Is Dynamic Pricing, and How Does It Affect E-commerce?
By Jawad Khan | April 16, 2021

Dynamic pricing is one of the trends that has taken the e-commerce industry by storm. Find out why it's important for your business.

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How to Choose a Paystub Generator
By Matt D'Angelo | April 15, 2021

Finding the right paystub generator is an important part of processing payroll.

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A Guide to Accounting Software Features and Benefits
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 09, 2021

Accounting software helps you record the flow of your company's money and examine your financial condition.

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The Best Credit Card Processors of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 05, 2021

Which credit card processor is right for your business in 2020? We review the top-rated services.

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What Are Liabilities in Accounting?
By Dock David Treece | April 02, 2021

Knowing the money you owe to others, often referred to as liabilities, is an important part of keeping accurate financial records.

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Overhead Cost and How to Calculate It
By Dock David Treece | April 01, 2021

In order to understand whether your business will make or lose money, you need to know what your overhead expenses are.

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Small Business Guide to Energy Conservation
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

Your small business can reap a host of benefits by implementing these green strategies.

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Guide to Choosing a Business Equipment Loan
By Julie Thompson | March 09, 2021

Need financing for business equipment? Here's what you need to know about choosing a business equipment loan.

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Overtime Pay Laws, How Overtime Works, and How to Calculate Overtime
By Marisa Sanfilippo | March 08, 2021

If you aren't paying eligible employees for the overtime hours they work, you may end up facing fines or even legal action.

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5 Easy Steps to Set Up Direct Deposit for Your Employees
By Skye Schooley | March 03, 2021

Learn how to set up direct deposit for your employees in five easy steps.

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How to Get Paid as a Contractor
By Karina Fabian | February 25, 2021

There are steps you can take in the event you do not get your payment.

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How to Handle Non-Paying Clients
By Sammi Caramela | February 25, 2021

Contracts, lawyers and collections agencies are a few places to turn when you have clients who won't pay their invoices. Even better is to prevent the problem in the first place.