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25 Tools to Run Your Business More Efficiently in 2021
Click to Tweet: #SmallBiz Productivity: 25 Tools to Run Your Business More Efficiently According to a study conducted by OnePoll on behalf of GoDaddy, small business owners spend over 400 hours (that’s 17 full workdays!) a year worrying about their business OUTSIDE of work. Whether it’s getting pulled away from a break to deal with business ma...
Published 4 weeks ago

8 Things Your Small Business Should Do Before December 31
Click to Tweet: #SmallBiz Advice: 8 Things Your Business Should Do Before Dec 31st. Although December is best-known for holiday celebrations, it’s also time to think of any last-minute steps you can take as a business owner to lower your tax liability, prepare for upcoming filing deadlines, and set your business up for even greater success in th...
Published 4 weeks ago

Why My Clients Choose Gusto to Run Payroll + Free Gusto Setup Checklist
Click to Tweet: Leave the payroll headaches behind + free $100 Visa gift card from @GustoHQ! Running payroll can be a truly daunting task. That’s why I’m such a big fan of Gusto–with their easy-to-use platform, you can fully automate your payroll process to free up time so you can focus on other areas of your business. Ready to try Gusto? D...
Published 1 month ago

10K for Free? Nav Quarterly Small Business Grant Program
  Click to Tweet: Could your small business use an extra $10k? The Nav quarterly Small Business Grant program is accepting applications now! Nav’s Quarterly $10K Small Business Grant Program If you’re anything like most small business owners, an extra $10K would go a long way towards helping you meet your business goals. That&#8...
Published 2 months ago

Set Up Minimum Credit Card Payments to Avoid Late Fees
  Click to Tweet: Save YOUR money! Set up minimum credit card payments to avoid late fees While you may not be able to pay your credit card in full each month, there is one easy way to avoid an unnecessary late fee. With most credit card companies charging $30-$40 for a late fee, it’s easy to see how quickly these costs can accumulate. Fo...
Published 2 years ago

Debitize Allows You To Use Your Credit Card Like A Debit Card
Click to Tweet: Say goodbye to credit card interest and late fees with Debitize! #bookkeeping #FINTECH Have you ever gulped when you’ve seen the balance on your credit card? I think we’ve all been there, especially when we’re trying to hit the minimum spend on a new travel rewards card. Luckily, Debitize has your back! This handy tool essen...
Published 2 years ago

How To Reconcile PayPal Using The Financial Summary Report
Click to Tweet: Easily reconcile your PayPal account with this report! #bookkeeping #accounting #smbiz Did you know there is a report that can help to easily reconcile the PayPal account in QuickBooks Online? The Financial Summary, in conjunction with the Activity Log, enables bookkeepers and accountants to reconcile the PayPal account in the sam...
Published 2 years ago

Simple Money Magazine: Practical Advice For All Of Us
Recently, I’ve been reading Simple Money Magazine. Its articles take a straightforward approach to managing finances. It’s not an investing guide and isn’t focused on the latest buzzwords of the personal-finance sector. Instead, it’s full of common-sense, but sometimes surprising, articles on managing money. You might not find Warren Buff...
Published 2 years ago

Find Out If Your Books Are In Order Before Filing Taxes
If you’re a small business owner, chances are you care about most about the following three details when it comes to bookkeeping, accounting and filing taxes: Accurate records Timely (no extensions, no penalties) Pay as little in taxes as legally possible But it turns out you should really only be worrying about one of these items: accura...
Published 2 years ago

How the Reconciliation Summary Report Can Save You a Lot of Trouble
“You have to amend last year’s tax return,” I said to a new bookkeeping client. It was early May and I was going through our Deep Dive 25 checklist for a new client. During this audit, I discovered that the current bookkeeper never did December. While probably slightly less panic-ridden than, “You’re getting audited,” no one wants to ...
Published 2 years ago