accounting

Surprise! 5 Reasons You Might Not Get Your Tax Refund

Before you budget in a tax refund, make sure you don't fall into one of these categories.

3 Tax Deductions You Can Never Take

Every tax season, people ask me about the same mythical deductions. Take a look at these three common points of confusion before filing this spring.

How to Find the Right Accountant for You

Finding the right accountant can make a world of difference when it comes to managing your money, but it can be easier said than done.

18 Year End Financial Must Dos

The window of opportunity is closing rapidly for many key financial moves. Act soon, or you may miss out on substantial tax savings and more.

3 Things Your Accountant May Not Be Telling You

What your accountant doesn't say could be harmful to your business.

5 Free Tools That Automate Your Business

Work faster, improve customer interactions, easily create invoices, and more with these online tools — all without opening your wallet.

The Language of Accounting

The numbers in your financial statements tell the story of your business. Learn how to read them like a book.

Make More, Save More With Project-Based Accounting

Get a handle on what constitutes a project and the resources required to develop, sustain, execute, and complete project-oriented assignments.

Solve the Mystery of Staffing Your Accounting Department

Most startup, entrepreneurial, and growing businesses struggle to solve the mystery of how to properly and effectively structure their accounting and finance department to max

Cash vs. Accrual and Why Accounting Matters for Taxes

When you're running a small business, the decision on which accounting method you're going to use makes a big difference.

FINANCIAL IQ TEST: How Healthy Is Your Budget?

Budgeting is one of the hardest things for any of us to do well –- and stick to. It requires discipline, attention to detail, and persistence. But it doesn’t have to be impossible;

6 Common Money Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

Avoid these common pitfalls, and you'll increase your likelihood of running a successful — and lasting — business.

Five Easy Steps to Keeping Track of Expenses for the Self-Employed

I have had as many as five separate businesses at once to keep track of, including proper accounting of expenses for tax purposes. And it takes me no more than 5 minutes per wee