keeping your business finances in good order

Quickbooks Online Training: Common FAQ From Prospective Professionals

If you intend to work as an accountant or if you just need knowledge for your own business purposes, you may need to look for Quickbooks training or certification. Luckily, there are several options available for modern-day accountant software training. Here is a look at a few questions you may have about the process.  Can you get certified for Quickbooks online? More online programs for Quickbooks and accounting software are available now than ever. Read More 

Planning To Retire? 3 Reasons You Need A Tax Preparer

Are you approaching retirement? This is an important time as you transition from working life to using your retirement assets. And one person you should have on your team during this life-changing event is an experienced tax preparer. Why? Here are three key reasons. 1. Tax Forms Change No matter what your source of income, some parts of the tax filing process remain the same. Others will be very different. As a retiree, you will begin to receive new forms, including new types of Forms 1099 as well as necessary statements from brokerage companies. Read More 

Business Accounting: Should You Outsource?

From payroll processing to tax planning, streamlined and simplified accounting is integral if you want to run a smooth and successful business. Some companies choose to keep these kind of financial services inside their doors, while there are others that opt to outsource them—and there are many benefits to doing the latter. If you have been pondering ways in which you can improve your company's financial health, you may want to consider hiring an outside accountant. Read More 

3 Ways You Should Treat Your Business Taxes A Little Like A Vacation

If you want to give a business owner a headache, whisper the words "file your taxes" and watch what happens. Pretty much every business owner dreads the dreaded tax-filing season, but maybe things don't have to be that hard. In fact, filing your taxes can be comparable to taking a vacation—seriously! Here is a look at how that is the case.  You should be planning well in advance.  Few people ever really hop on a plane to a random destination and hope when they get there everything goes good. Read More 

4 Ways To Plan For Your Finances As A Small Business Owner

Financial planning is not just for individuals. Financial planning is important for small business owners as well. If you don't currently have a financial plan in place for your small business, now is the time to start. #1 Create Financial Goals for Your Business First, you need to create financial goals for your business. You need to have both long-term and short-term goals that are connected to one another. It is important to not blur the line with personal financial goals; you need to set financial goals that are connected to your business. Read More