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What Are the Advantages of Switching From Direct Deposit to Paycards?

When it comes to getting paid, employees need and want the most reliable process. On the same note, the more reliable and seamless a payroll process is for employees, the less strife a business will face. These are the reasons why so many businesses go to great lengths to ensure there are no issues with paying employees, and for a long time, direct depositing employee paychecks into their private bank accounts were treated as the most logical solution. Read More 

Don’t Overlook These Tax Deductions

Preparing your income taxes is a yearly task that must be completed. Many people dread tax season because they are worried they will owe the government a large sum of money. Deductions can be used to help reduce your tax burden, but taxpayers leave a lot of deductions unclaimed each year. Don't overlook these important deductions if you want to minimize the amount of money you owe or maximize your tax return this year. Read More 

Should Your Child File Income Tax Forms This Year?

If your kids are growing up and earning their own money, you're probably wondering how this affects both your taxes and theirs. It's a good question, and here's what you need to know. When Is a Child Required to File Taxes? If you're claiming your child as a dependent on your taxes, they may still be required to file their own return. Generally, this is based on how much money they earn. Read More 

Four Reasons To Integrate Accounting Systems Into A CRM

Just as large enterprises are now using data to inform their business decisions, small businesses can leverage data for greater revenue. One of the easiest ways for a business to do this is to integrate its accounting solutions directly into its customer relationship management suite. Accounting and bookkeeping software manage the company's finances, while a CRM program manages their customer history. Together, they provide the business with all the information it needs to grow. Read More 

Evaluating Rolling Budgets for Small Business

Deciding the best way to do your budget for the year is a process that will affect how much financial information you have at your fingertips. Many companies are beginning to set up rolling budgets to give them a better forecast of the year ahead. Here is the how and why to set up a rolling budget for your small business.  What Is a Rolling Budget, Anyway? A rolling budget is a budget that is calculated to always include the upcoming year. Read More 

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financial bookkeeping tips for contractors

As a renovation contractor, I have a lot of things to worry about each day. I have to think about my customers, my business, the insurance I need and even the employees that I have working for me. All of these things keep me busy enough without having to worry about keeping up with my financial bookkeeping each day. How do you keep up with the financial bookkeeping so that you don't make any errors that could cost you a whole lot of money? I have worked with my accountant to develop a process that has helped me and I have shared the tips he has taught me right here on my blog to help you.

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What Are the Advantages of Switching From Direct Deposit to Paycards?
18 July 2018

When it comes to getting paid, employees need and

Don't Overlook These Tax Deductions
16 April 2018

Preparing your income taxes is a yearly task that

Should Your Child File Income Tax Forms This Year?
16 February 2017

If your kids are growing up and earning their own

Four Reasons To Integrate Accounting Systems Into A CRM
11 January 2017

Just as large enterprises are now using data to in

Evaluating Rolling Budgets for Small Business
29 November 2016

Deciding the best way to do your budget for the ye