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Category Archives: Accounting
Does Your Accounting Department Have Holes in It? You’ve got someone to do your federal and state income tax returns, and you have a bookkeeper. So that’s all that a small business needs when it comes to having an accounting … Continue reading
The balance sheet is one of the main financial reports for any business. Among other things, it shows what a company owns, what they owe, and how much they and others have invested in the business. One of the characteristics … Continue reading
A great way to start the new year is to get clear on exactly how you can make your revenue goal number. A revenue plan is the perfect tool. You’ll need to be proficient in Excel, and if not, you … Continue reading
In a little over a month, it will be 2015 and time for year-end accounting chores. One of those chores is getting your 1099s out, and now is a good time to tie up loose ends so the year-end process … Continue reading
Real-time accounting is when your books are caught up to the present and you know exactly where you stand with your account balances, revenue, and profit. It’s truly doing your accounting in real time. The opposite of real-time accounting is … Continue reading
The Balance Sheet is an important report in your business’s financial statements. Most small business owners are unsure of what all of the numbers mean on this report, so let’s see if we can shed some light on what they … Continue reading
One of the side effects of our last economic slowdown was in state government budgets; states searched hard for new income, and many of them found a great source by cracking down on sales tax collections. Their new hot buzzword: … Continue reading
With St. Patrick’s Day and spring arriving, March is a great month to have “green” on the mind. There are green shamrocks, green beer, the green of new vegetation, and there’s even green accounting too. Here are five ways to … Continue reading
Many businesses operate with seasonal peaks and valleys. Retail stores just completed their busy holiday season. Construction contractors are busy when the weather is good. Accountants are very busy from January through April, but also experience a quarterly peak in … Continue reading
Have you ever tried on a shirt or jeans and found they didn’t fit at all? They looked great on the hangar, but that was the end of it. Accounting systems come in all sizes, shapes, and colors just like … Continue reading