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Guest Post: 3 Easy Steps on How to Compose a Payment Reminder Letter

Reminding a client to pay an outstanding balance doesn’t have to be hard. Here are some tips on how to write an effective and professional payment reminder letter. Running a business requires having a firm hand to make tough calls.

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Start Up Costs ~ to Capitalize or Expense

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Obviously when you launch a business there are many expenses that one will incur.  Depending on the expense, and amount thereof, you may have to capitalize those Start Up Costs and then spread the actual cost over a number of

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Top Ten Bookkeeping Mistakes


While having lunch with a prospective client recently they asked me this question:  “What are the top 5 things that if I do my own books instead of hiring you (or any bookkeeper) would I be possibly doing wrong?”  A great

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Happy 2015

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Hey happy 2015!  How did your 2014 go?  Start up a new business? Many of us did!  With the economy getting a little better last year saw an increase in the number of start-up businesses. Did you make any New

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Get Organized!

One of the most frustrating aspects of working with small business owners is trying to relay the importance of keeping receipts. To me it’s a simple and important aspect of being in business. But that’s me, I’m also a very

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Tis that time of year! #TaxTime

Hopefully everyone has finished gathering all their business information, receipts, invoices and documentation necessary for themselves, or someone else, to do their 2013 taxes.  April 15th is right around the corner!  Even I have been guilty of waiting till the last minute

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Happy 2014 Business Owners!

Happy New Year everyone!  The holidays are over and the year-end work is just beginning!  If you are organized throughout the year, this will not be too terrible of a task, however, it’s been my experience that if you own your

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Guest Post: Tips For Choosing Finance Software For Your Business

Tips For Choosing Finance Software For Your Business For any business there are few things more important than the finances, after all without those being managed correctly the business will certainly fail to maximize its profit margins and may fail

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Business Credit Cards ~ Use Them!

Credit Cards, we can’t live without them these days.  Credit cards are also becoming a vital business tool as well.  I thought I would spend a few moments on some of the dos and don’ts of credit cards in a

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Sales and Use Tax

Have questions on Sales or Use taxes?  Who doesn’t?  Even in working with sales taxes since 1977, (Yes, the year Elvis died), I still have questions from time to time.  I have come across a site that has a huge

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