Understanding Accounting Terminology

Joining The Ranks Of The Self-Employed? Make Taxes Less Of A Headache With These Tips

11 January

When you finally leave salaried work to start working for yourself, you may feel relieved. However, that relief can turn to concern when you have to deal with tax issues as someone who is self-employed. To avoid headaches due to these issues, make everything simpler for yourself by using the tips here throughout the year. […]

When The Business Is In Trouble, Take These Steps

06 December

Whether you’ve just recently noticed a downturn in your profits or you’ve begun to worry about the financial future of your business, there are several steps that you can try to take to get your business back on the right track. Hire a New Accountant Sometimes putting a fresh pair of eyes on your finances […]

Keep These Receipts For Your Bookkeeper When You Run A Home-Based Business

28 October

When you run your own home-based business, it’s vitally important to find a reputable bookkeeper who can help you with your finances. While a bookkeeper can certainly be an asset throughout the year, this professional becomes even more valuable around tax time. It can be challenging for the average entrepreneur to file his or her […]

3 BIG Reasons Freelance Writers Should Hire a CPA

23 September

Being a freelance writer has its perks for sure. You pretty much get the opportunity to accept only the projects you want and create your own work schedule, and being a freelance writer also puts you more in control of your own finances. However, being a freelance writer essentially means you are the owner, chief […]

6 Cheap (Or Free) Ways To Get A Bigger Tax Refund

18 August

Just about everyone who files taxes is looking for ways to pay less or get a bigger refund. The good news is that with a little extra work or documentation, there are several ways you can do exactly that — without changing how you live. Here are 6 of the highest grossing tips for boosting […]

Find The Right CPA For Your Small Business With These 3 Criteria

28 June

Choosing the right certified public accountant (CPA) can have a big impact on a small business’ financial health. The right CPA won’t just fill out forms for taxes, but they’ll also help small business owners identify their company’s financial strengths and weaknesses so that they can build on the former and address the latter. If […]

First-Time Business Owner? Tips For Successfully Getting Your Payroll System Up And Running

18 February

If you’re starting a business, you are going to need to establish a payroll system. This is true whether you plan to have a single employee or 50 people working under you. Here are a few tips that will help you get your payroll system off the ground while staying compliant with all pertinent laws: […]

What You Need To Know About Capital Gains

26 October

Capital gains are a fact of life for investors in both long and short-term investments. Even if you do not own stocks and bonds, however, you may owe capital gains. In fact, any capital asset that you sell for more than your “basis” is subject to capital gains tax. Although you may usually  prepare your […]

Planning A Career In Accounting? 5 Paths You Can Choose

20 October

If you’re in high school, this is the perfect time to start planning for your future. You’ll need a career that will provide you with sound financial security. If you’ve been thinking about accounting, you might be surprised to find out just how many career options are available to you. Here are four careers choices […]

Tax Tips You Can Use For Your Small Business

14 October

Accounting is a big part of owning a small business and it’s critical to have everything in order when it comes to tax time. The best thing that you can do as a small business owner is to sit down with a professional accountant to go over all your expenses and go over what you […]