Category Archives: Management Tips

5 Fall Projects to Refresh Your Financial Results

As we move into the fall season and the final quarter of the year, it’s a perfect time to commit to a project in your business that will help you reach the year’s end in better shape.  Here are 5 … Continue reading

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Budgeting Breakthrough

When you hear the word “budget,” what do you think about?  Most people would say something similar to “Ugghh!” If you would rather do just about anything besides create a budget, you’re not alone.  The word “budget” brings up connotations … Continue reading

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Need an A/R Makeover?  A Quick 5 Item Best-Practice Checklist

Technology has allowed businesses to make substantial improvements in their customer invoicing processes.  The good news is that when you implement these technologies, you will almost always get paid much faster. If it’s been a few years since the last … Continue reading

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Did You Collect the Needed W-9s?

Article Highlights: The IRS Form W-9 is used to obtain independent contractors’ tax ID numbers. Tax ID numbers are required when filing 1099s. 1099-MISCs must be issued to independent contractors that are paid $600 or more during the year for … Continue reading

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9 Tips All Business Owners Should Follow

Business owners are experts in their industry. You know your products and services well – better than the competition. You know how to reach those customers, too. But, managing what’s behind the scenes isn’t always as easy. With the right … Continue reading

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Top 4 Mistakes By Small Business Owners

Article Highlights:  Reporting employees as independent contractors Not reconciling bank accounts regularly Forgetting to record payments against open invoices Not understanding the differences between cash flow and profit When you decided to open for business, you had a vision for … Continue reading

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Starting a New Business

Anyone starting a new business should be aware of his or her federal tax responsibilities. Here are several things you should know if you plan on opening a new business this year. First, you must decide what type of business … Continue reading

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Tips to Reduce Payroll Stress

Tips To Reduce Payroll Stress When you hire your first employee, you create an entire new task of complying with employment and labor laws and issuing a payroll. Payroll taxes create more administrative burden for small businesses than any other … Continue reading

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Leave Your Business to Your Family – Not the Government

Successfully passing a family business to the family upon death of the owner is not an easy task. Most business owners fail to realize the importance of a sound business succession plan. As a result, only about half of all … Continue reading

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Is There An App for That?

The technology side of the accounting industry is rapidly changing and expanding. Literally hundreds, if not thousands of new companies and new software applications have sprung up to help small businesses automate their processes and save time and money. The … Continue reading

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