Archive for the ‘bookkeeping’ Category

July 24th, 2014 - 9:16 am § in bookkeeping, business start up, Taxes

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 organized detailed person, hence the field of accounting su[...]

March 18th, 2014 - 7:04 pm § in bookkeeping

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 for my own businesses[...]

January 2nd, 2014 - 8:54 am § in bookkeeping, business start up, Taxes

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 own small business this time of year can be a huge pain!  Why[...]

September 27th, 2013 - 12:51 pm § in bookkeeping, business start up, General Info

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 to make any money at all. Even charities and non-p[...]

August 27th, 2013 - 6:00 pm § in bookkeeping, business start up

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 small business environment. As with checking accounts I fee very strongly about keeping [...]

August 16th, 2013 - 9:21 am § in bookkeeping, Taxes

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 amount of information on it and thought I would pass it along to you.  I [&hell[...]

July 16th, 2013 - 11:55 am § in bookkeeping, General Info, Off Topic, Social Media

Cold Coffee

Have you ever poured yourself a cup of coffee, set it down next to your computer and proceed to work on the task at hand only to find that your coffee was already cold when you went for the first sip?  What you may have thought was a minute later turned out to be more […][...]

May 22nd, 2013 - 6:00 pm § in bookkeeping, Taxes

Guest Post: Top Accounting Firms to Watch in 2013

Top Accounting Firms to Watch in 2013   Accounting is more than just keeping track of purchases and balancing a checkbook. For example, remitting tax, owning an account in the bank, handling finances- either personal or business, all require accounting knowledge. Some of those who specialize in acc[...]

December 13th, 2012 - 3:46 pm § in bookkeeping, business start up

Guest Post for my many fans in the UK!

    Tips For Starting a Business With Little Money Want to start your own business?have less money with you?lets see some tips how to start your own business with little amount…. The idea of starting a new business is similar to searching for a job having control on your working hours but n[...]

November 12th, 2012 - 6:00 pm § in bookkeeping, business start up, General Info

Calling on your past due Accounts Receivable

Accounts Receivable – How to get PAID   One of the more difficult aspects of my career has been collecting on Accounts Receivable.  Certainly our current economy does not help matters, and being in a recession since 2008 puts a bind on all businesses.  We have all seen in recent years a num[...]