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30 12, 2016

With My New Business, What Do I Need to Know About Taxes?

By | 2016-12-30T09:28:23+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on With My New Business, What Do I Need to Know About Taxes?

If you've just started a new business, you may wonder what you need to know about taxes. Here's the information you need for income, sales, state, and payroll taxes. Income Taxes As a small business owner, you may be surprised to learn the IRS has recently, frequently targeted small businesses for audits, according to Quickbooks. [...]

22 12, 2016

Small Business Owner, Ever Wonder, Why Am I Paying So Much in Taxes?

By | 2016-12-22T21:15:29+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Business Advice, Tax|Comments Off on Small Business Owner, Ever Wonder, Why Am I Paying So Much in Taxes?

If you're a business owner, especially a small business owner, every penny counts. The more money you have, the more you can invest, the more your company grows, and the more money you have to take risks. Naturally, you want to save as much as possible on your daily expenses and daily operations. You may [...]

16 12, 2016

Here are the Basics on Sales Taxes

By | 2016-12-16T10:55:08+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Here are the Basics on Sales Taxes

How do sales taxes work, and what are they? How do they affect businesses, and how do they differ? It pays to know the basics of sales taxes. What is a Sales Tax? According to the Small Business Administration a sales tax is imposed by state and local governments as a retail point-of-purchase tax. The purchaser [...]

9 12, 2016

3 Ways Financial Forecasting Leads to Business Growth for Startups

By | 2016-12-09T13:31:06+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on 3 Ways Financial Forecasting Leads to Business Growth for Startups

  Rapid growth is a defining characteristic for startups, yet effectively managing this growth is the key for them to remain in business long-term. Even when startups find a viable market for their products and services, there's still the very real danger of mismanaging their finances and failing. In an effort to help startups avoid [...]

2 12, 2016

10 Insane (But True) Ways to Grow Small Business Profits

By | 2016-12-02T13:06:55+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Blog, Monthly GAB, new business owner, New employees, Small Business GAB|Comments Off on 10 Insane (But True) Ways to Grow Small Business Profits

When you were a kid, you imagined becoming an entrepreneur — a dream that turned into reality a few years ago when you started your first small business and began enjoying the freedom of being your own boss. But, since then, your profits haven’t grown at the rate you’d hoped they would. If you can [...]

2 12, 2016

Ringing Out 2016 in QuickBooks

By | 2016-12-02T12:56:32+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Accounting, Blog, Financial, Monthly GAB|Comments Off on Ringing Out 2016 in QuickBooks

2017 is just around the corner. Now’s the time to do your end-of-year QuickBooks tasks. Since early January of this year, you’ve been faithfully creating new records, entering transactions, and recording payments. You’ve run basic reports. You’ve done your collection duties. You may have paid employees and submitted payroll taxes. Now the end of the [...]

2 12, 2016

Increasing Minimum Wage: What you need to know!

By | 2016-12-02T12:29:30+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Blog, Financial, Monthly GAB, Small Business GAB, Tax, The Tax GAB|Comments Off on Increasing Minimum Wage: What you need to know!

Whew! Elections are over. Now here is some of the fallout for employers: As you may already know Arizona voters passed Proposition 206 for an increase to minimum wage from $8.05 to $10 starting January 1st, 2017. Here are a few more details on the changes below. Increase the minimum wage to $10 in 2017, [...]

1 12, 2016

Why is Cloud Accounting Important for your Business?

By | 2016-12-01T15:27:38+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Accounting, Blog|Comments Off on Why is Cloud Accounting Important for your Business?

When you're working in the business world, one of the most important aspects is being able to manage and access your data at all times. For example, let's say that you have an accounting system on your personal laptop, and that's the only device where it's available. While that may seem like a convenience to [...]