Archive for the Accounting Category

Tips For Small Businesses During Tax Season

Tax season is approaching, which for some may mean stress and anxiety. What if we told you those feelings aren’t necessary? Take a deep breath and rest easy knowing that these tips will help you make your tax preparation smooth sailing. Avoid procrastination  The best thing to

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Don’t Settle For TurboTax This Tax Season

As tax season rolls around, it’s important to know your options and to choose what’s best for you. This includes whether to have a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) do your taxes or TurboTax.   For a little background, TurboTax is an American tax preparation software. It’s the

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Need To Write Off An Uncollectible Invoice?

Need to write off an uncollectible invoice but don’t know how? It’s sad but sometimes people don’t pay you what is owed.  You need to get these numbers out of your books, but you also want to track this correctly, so what do you do? Here are

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The Most Important Resource Small Businesses MUST Use

No matter what kind of business you own or you’re a part of, it’s important that we all utilize the same resource that is here to help us all—America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Michigan’s SBDC is headquartered in Grand Rapids but have over ten different locations

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Why Should You Care About Real-Time Accounting?

Many people believe that having everything right at our fingertips at a moment’s notice is a bad thing. However, when it comes to your accounting records, it is the best thing. Real-time accounting allows you to access and check your records at any time from any device,

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Accounting Mistakes Small Businesses Should Avoid

Accounting is an essential component of every business regardless of size. It’s important to keep in mind the basic do’s and don’t’s of accounting that not everyone may know, but should! These are common and often unnoticed mistakes that can lead to future problems. Cash Flow vs.

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Turn To Experts For Your Books

It’s essential for every business to have accurate, consistent, and coherent records of their financial activity. To ensure your records hit all three of these factors, you should highly consider outsourcing your bookkeeping/accounting. Among the many benefits of outsourcing, expertise is a big one. By teaming up

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What Did My Accountant Just Say?

Have you ever left a conversation with your accountant with nothing but confusion, asking yourself “What did they just say?” You’re not alone. We’re here to bridge the gap between accountant and client. Here is a list of common terms you will likely here from your accountant,

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The Difference Between Accounting And Bookkeeping Explained

Accounting and bookkeeping are both essential components to every business, no matter the size. They are services necessary for businesses to grow, thrive, and survive. But, what’s the difference between them? Although accounting and bookkeeping share similar goals, they each help you during different stages of your

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Why Are People Turning To Outsourced Accounting?

Life can get busy, especially for those who own businesses. Sometimes trying to do it all can leave owners falling short. Work may be left incomplete, overdue or forgotten, and goals may never be reached. Outsourcing is the perfect solution, rather than trying to take on more

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