5 Methods to Achieve Better Cash Management

Every business, no matter its size, needs to have enough cash to pay the bills. Focusing solely on sales and profits could create issues when invoices arrive and you find that there aren’t enough funds available to pay them. Here are five ways you can be proactive and improve cash management for your business.

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What Story are Your Financial Statements Telling?

The accounting policies you adopt create the internal reporting standard that’s reflected in the financial statements of your business – all of which impact how you benchmark and communicate success. What story are you communicating to the outside world? How can you report the story in a way that is easy to understand but still communicates who you are, what you do and how you are achieving success?

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5 Benefits of Moving to the Cloud

Small business owners are constantly looking for ways to save money and streamline processes in order to stay competitive. Using a cloud-based accounting software, such as QuickBooks Online, is one way to save time and money. Cloud-based platforms require little capital outlay for equipment while offering access to massive data storage and computing power.

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How Your Accountant Provides Value to Your Financial Reporting Cycle

Financial literacy in today’s economic climate is more than just receiving reconciled accounts in periodic financial statements from your accounting firm. It is the ability to know where you are today, where you are going, and the plan to achieve it. To achieve your goals, you need to invest in a system, process and an advisor who can relay knowledge to you in a way that is easy to understand. This will allow you to change direction, set measurable goals and celebrate your successes.

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5 Apps We Recommend Using with QuickBooks Online

Understanding your business’ finances and managing them efficiently can allow you to make things happen that you may not have known were possible. We want to help you cut down on the day-to-day accounting tasks you do as a business owner and spend more time concentrating on what matters so that you have the tools you need to scale your business. In order to help you take your business to the next level, here are five apps we recommend using with QuickBooks Online for efficiency and productivity.

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7 Ways to Maximize QuickBooks for Next Tax Season

With tax season behind us, we thought it would be helpful to share a few challenges that we encountered with our QuickBooks clients this year. These challenges added additional barriers and complications during tax season. By being proactive and taking action now, you can help make next tax season much easier to navigate.

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QuickBooks Connect: A Closer Look at QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks is the premier accounting software system for small business owners, and with good reason: it features robust reporting, an easy to use interface, customizable invoices, inventory tracking, ease of use when on the go, and more. In fact, recent upgrades have made QuickBooks even more impressive, adding additional flexibility and customization.

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The QuickBooks Online 411: New Features and Best Practices

With over 2.2 million registered online users, QuickBooks Online is far and away the most popular accounting software solution for small businesses. With ample room for customization via third party applications, QuickBooks Online is striving to be the leading choice for cloud-based accounting software. But are you getting the most out of QuickBooks it?

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Reducing Risk with Forensic Accounting

When you hear the term forensic accounting, images of perpetrators in handcuffs and espionage may come to mind. In reality, it’s not always a CSI moment. Forensic accounting is not only important when taking steps to prevent crime, it’s also vital among day-to-day operations and decision-making within your business.

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An Annual Check-Up for Your Business

We all know we are supposed to have an annual check-up with our doctor to prevent health problems and catch issues early. Of course, whether we do it is another topic. An annual check-up can do the same thing for the financial health of your business and can be simple and straightforward when you know what to do. Evaluate these areas of your business to start your year off right.

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