Annual Credit Check More Important Than Ever

Posted on 23. Aug, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services, Small Business Tips

Last year, the IRS admitted to a major breach into taxpayer records. This breach was not a hacking operation. The thieves had valid names, addresses, Social Security Numbers and more. They used this information to get by the security measures in place on the IRS website. The IRS believes these crooks will use the stolen […]

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Record Retention Guide for Small Business – What to Keep and What to Toss

Posted on 18. Aug, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips

It’s tax time and you have piles of receipts, bank statements, tax forms scattered all about. If you work from a home office, filing space is definitely at a premium so here is a guide of what records you need to keep, what you can save electronically and what records you are safe to shred […]

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Three Costly Accounting Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on 11. Aug, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips

Small business owners have a lot on their plates, and time simply does not allow you to become an expert in all the areas required for running a business.  Here are a couple of common mistakes that we see all the time.  Correcting them will help you be more productive and profitable in your business.  […]

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Influencing Your Word-of-Mouth Results

Posted on 04. Aug, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services, Small Business Tips

Just about every business relies on “word-of-mouth” marketing to get the vast majority of its clients.  If this is true for your business, then it just makes sense to figure out how to boost your referrals from all sources.  Referrals are almost always easier to sell and they keep your marketing costs low.  But how […]

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Paper Overload? Steps to Transition to a Paperless Office for your Financial Records

Posted on 28. Jul, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services, Small Business Tips

Computers were meant to cut down on paper but it seems we feel some sense of security by having piles of paper around or can it just be hard to break those old habits of printing everything. Can a paperless office be in your future? Yes it can and here are a few steps that […]

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How to Save Time and Money Using a Freelance Bookkeeper

Posted on 22. Jul, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips

Some new small business owners are under the mistaken impression that hiring a freelance bookkeeper costs too much money.  They think that just because they have accounting software, that they can save money by either doing it themselves or by having someone like a spouse do it for them.  You don’t want to make this […]

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Are You Prepared?

Posted on 21. Jul, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services, Small Business Tips

As small business owners with many of us working from our homes, we do not think about what a disaster can do to our businesses. Here in New Jersey, we were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy a while back. No matter where you live, there is always a potential for disaster. So do you have […]

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Cool Tech Tools: Cloud Storage

Posted on 20. Jun, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Have you ever wished you didn’t have to buy yet another server?  Do you have to delete old files on your hard drive to make room for new ones?  If disk space is an issue in your company, the good news is there may be a better and cheaper way:  cloud storage. You might think […]

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Ideas to Manage the Burden of Student Debt

Posted on 25. May, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services

Each year a new crop of graduating high school seniors begin their collegiate careers while college graduates consider the opportunities that graduate school provides. As a result, the mountain of student debt continues to build. While this debt is unavoidable, here are some ideas to help make that mountain a little less insurmountable. 1. Know […]

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Seven Small Business Risks You Might Not Know You’re Taking

Posted on 23. May, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Services, Small Business Tips

Running a small business is often about taking and managing risks. Market risks are normal but business and tax risks are another thing altogether.  Most business and tax-related risks can be managed as long you know about them.  Here are seven small business risks you will want to make sure are covered. 1. Best Choice […]

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