Being a small business owner brings with it a whole host of challenges. Not only are you concerned with taking care of your client’s needs, getting paid and paying your vendors. You also have to be concerned with staying compliant with federal and state laws as well as local guidelines. Small business owners, especially sole […]
The Ten Most Common Billing Mistakes Contractors Make
Government contractors, particularly those who are new to government work and are working for a DoD agency, often face delays when submitting vouchers for payment. There are two common reasons why delays happen: the clerk processing the vouchers has a very different agenda from the contractor, and there are common mistakes on the vouchers themselves […]
Advantages Of Hiring An Accountant For Your Business
Reports, bookkeeping, tax planning, financial plans, analyzing where the company is going, finance-wise, are all critical to the health of a business. Poorly maintained account books, or those in which figures do not add up, or shoddily made reports can come in the way of getting clarity into the financial state of the business. With […]
Marketing Tips – 12 of 122 Easy-to-Implement, Cost-Effective Marketing Tips for Small Business
I assembled these tips from years of reading, research, and during the course of helping over 3,000 small business owners with their marketing plans. All the tips are cost-effective ways to market your small business so you can get more clients, increase sales, income, and move towards increasing your wealth! The twelve tips and tactics […]
Four Points to Consider in Hiring a Reliable Payroll Service
Outsourcing the payroll is certain to help many of small business professionals. Due to the increase in companies being fined by the IRS because of inaccuracies in the payroll, it certainly helps to rely on the skilled service providers available. Below are four things to expect with the best payroll services: Assess the Needs An […]
Do You Know the Cost of Fraud?
Every business is subject to the potential for fraud. Every business that does not believe that they can be the victim of fraud needs to assess their operations for red flags that could point to fraud. Fraudsters are very good at hiding their crimes. They are not going to advertise their crime, but many make […]
The Must-Have Tools for Startup Entrepreneurs
Over the last few years, more people than ever before have decided to put their entrepreneurial skills to the test and are opening their own businesses. Like anything else in life, opening and maintaining a business will come with hurdles and obstacles along the way, but once you find success, you feel like you truly […]
Can You Tell the Difference Between Messy Bookkeeping and Fraud?
How would you know the difference? If you were constantly involved in your books, the mess should be addressed and rectified immediately and never allowed to get out of control. It is difficult to tell the difference between messy accounting and fraud because a lot of fraudsters use the messy accounting trick to cover up […]
3 Ways to Keep Your Business Out of a Cash Crunch
You’re a small business owner. Like the rest of your contemporaries, one of your main priorities is to ensure that you have a steady cash flow. That’s not always easy, but there are ways to manage your money, even in uncertain times. Here are a few tips. Take care of your employees. Your employees are, […]
Virtual CFO Services As a Solution to Your Company’s Needs
[ad_1] It takes a company with the right combination of skills and experience that can help you with your outsourcing needs. However, it is possible to find a company who offers solutions to your virtual needs. They are able to help both early-stage and mature companies, and only for the amount of time you need. […]
QuickBooks®Hosting Vs. QuickBooks®Online: What’s Your Preference?
[ad_1] QuickBooks, developed by Intuit, has been the leading accounting software ever since its release in the year 2000. Since its stable release, it has been available in two accessible versions. One of them is cloud-based, and the other, the online version (QBO). People often have mistaken online and cloud-based versions to be the same […]
Outsourcing Tips For Small Businesses
[ad_1] Outsourcing Your Workload: As a small business, you may not yet have the manpower to handle a steadily increasing workload. Growth is good, but if the work suffers because you are taking on more than you can handle, than you might quickly see that growth diminish because of unsatisfied customers. One solution to this […]