Signs You Might Be Outgrowing Your Accounting System

Posted on 13. Feb, 2017 by in QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips

If you’re struggling with your accounting system, it might be a sign that you’re ready for something new.  Perhaps your company has grown so much that it’s outgrown its older accounting solution.  Here are several indications to look for that justify moving to an accounting system with more features and scalability. User Permissions Some companies […]

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Cool Apps: Google Forms

Posted on 09. Feb, 2017 by in Marketing Tips, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Do you ever need to collect information from your customers?  There are many ways to do it: a form in Microsoft Word®, a fillable PDF, and a Web form are all very common.  Less common but slicker than the rest is the option of using Google Forms. You’ll need a Google ID, and most people […]

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An Annual Credit Check is more important than ever!

Posted on 02. Jan, 2017 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services, Small Business Tips, Website Resource

The Federal Trade Commission says The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide credit reporting companies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — to provide you with a free copy of your credit report, at your request, once every 12 months. The FCRA promotes the accuracy and privacy of information in the files of […]

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[GUEST POST] The Value of Values: Setting Goals for Your Business

Posted on 30. Dec, 2016 by in Services, Small Business Tips

Today, I’d like to share a fantastic article, “The Value of Values: Setting Goals for Your Business” by Coach Andrea Novakowski. “A goal properly set is halfway reached.” – Zig Ziglar Justine, an author and consultant, had given herself the goal of getting her self-help book published. But when she sent her proposal to agents, they told […]

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When is Bookkeeping Help Needed?

Posted on 27. Dec, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips

Do you find yourself wishing you had some bookkeeping help for your business?  The job requirements of bookkeepers are enormous, and it takes a lot of knowledge, training, and experience to do the job correctly. You should not assign these responsibilities to just any employee because you cannot afford any errors.  Mistakes could mean huge […]

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Private Agencies to Start Collecting for IRS

Posted on 15. Dec, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services, Small Business Tips, Tax Updates

What you need to know: In late 2015 Congress required the IRS to turn over uncollected taxes it is no longer pursuing to outside collection agencies. The agencies are now selected, and in early 2017 they will begin their collection efforts. This will impact all of us. Here is what you need to know. Turn […]

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New I-9 Form Released, Required After Jan. 22, 2017

Posted on 08. Dec, 2016 by in Services, Small Business Tips, Tax Updates, Website Resource

An article published by cpapracticeadvisor.com announces that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. [Download printable PDF version of the new I-9 Form.] By Jan. 22, 2017, employers must use only the new version, dated 11/14/2016. Until then, they can continue to use the version […]

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Preview of Some Key 2017 Tax Figures

Posted on 08. Nov, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services, Small Business Tips, Tax Updates, Website Resource

While official numbers for 2017 are not yet released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), many key 2017 tax figures are based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) published by the Department of Labor. Using the release of recent CPI figures, a number of sources are projecting key figures for 2017. Tax Brackets: While the […]

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Recovering from Identity Theft

Posted on 03. Nov, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services, Small Business Tips, Website Resource

There are now millions of victims of the identity theft epidemic. From stolen credit cards to fraudulently filed tax returns, a vast swath of the U.S. is trying to figure out how to repair the damage. To help, the Federal Trade Commission has created a nice tool to work through the recovery process. The site: […]

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Budgeting Made Simple for Entrepreneurs

Posted on 01. Nov, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips

Most of us came from the corporate world where working with budgets was an everyday occurrence. So now you are the one in charge and budgeting is the last thing on your mind for your business. Budgeting is just as important to the small business owner as it is to major corporations. It helps control […]

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