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How QuickBooks Helps You Accelerate Receivables

Getting paid by your customers in a timely fashion is one of the biggest challenges of being a business owner.  QuickBooks can help in several ways. You’re meeting your sales goals.  Keeping inventory balanced.  Making sure that every billable hour … read more

Q&A: IRS Audits

Being selected for an audit doesn’t mean that you’re suspected of incorrectly reporting your taxes. There’s no getting around it:  The prospect of being audited by the IRS is unnerving.  But the agency chooses to audit individuals and businesses for … read more

Why Aren’t You Being More Productive

This month we have a guest blogger – Cathy Sexton.  Cathy owns a company called the Productivity Experts.  After winning her own battle with “workaholism” and a stress-induced life threatening illness. Cathy is committed to helping people accomplish more, with … read more

Windows 10 BEWARE!!

Don’t rush to update to Windows 10! Microsoft will begin launching Windows 10 and offering it to many of you for free.  Beware-they want you to do the debugging for them!  Never accept an update or software change when it … read more

10 Common Accounting Mistakes Business Owners Make

I recently came across this great article from Intuit that I thought was important to share.  It really summarizes the importance of the role that accounting plays in your business. Thank you John!!  John Rampton, founder of invoicing service Due.com, … read more

Are You Using the Right Business Structure?

The business structure you use – sole proprietor, LLC, etc. – has tremendous impact on how your company operates and pays taxes. A business structure is simply an organizational framework. The IRS requires you to select one for your company, … read more

Business Spring Clean Up

Spring cleaning may not be everyone’s favorite part about the season, but it is certainly something that needs to be done, especially for your small business.  You never get a second chance to make a first impression.  Making a good impression … read more

Don’t Procrastinate, Start Planning Now for 2015 Tax Returns

Even if your 2014 refund hasn’t hit the mailbox yet, it’s time to get a jump on your 2015 taxes.  Don’t wait until the end of the year to think about managing your taxes and minimizing the hit to your … read more

10 Must Have Character Traits of Stellar Employees and the Questions You Need to Ask

It can’t be stressed enough just how important it is to hire the right people.  People are truly the backbone of any successful company.  The right person can help you launch your company to new heights, while the wrong person … read more

The Importance of a Proper Foundation

In addition to the water that evaporates while curing, concrete is made up of 3 fundamental components: sand, rock and cement. When mixed together in the proper ratio, and allowed to ‘cure’ over time, concrete becomes the ‘foundation’ for almost … read more