Proactive Bookkeeping

Small businesses who use their accounting data to inform how they manage their operation as a whole are less likely to have to manage 'under crisis.' Further, with good categories and tracking systems in place, business performance can be measured and monitored easily, allowing owners to continually streamline their business and improve their efficiency. This practice inevitably reduces waste. (Related article: Tracking by...
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DIY or Outsource Employee Payroll?

If you own a small to medium size business and you've grown to the point where you need to hire employees, congratulations! This IS exciting news. However, with new hired help, payroll enters into the conversation and with it the dilemma to do it yourself or outsource it to a payroll service provider. Many business owners are savvy QuickBooks users and familiar with bookkeeping and financial...
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Using Excel? Should you graduate to QuickBooks?

Are you using excel spreadsheets to track your accounting expenses and income? Wondering if an upgrade to an accounting software might be appropriate? If you're thinking about it then it probably is time to do it. Most business owners are proficient at accounting but few have the time to really keep up to date on their cash flow, reports review and analysis. (Related article: More info