Author: Rich Conley

The battle between QuickBooks vs. Excel usually doesn't last very long if you want a successful business.

QuickBooks vs. Excel – Which One Is Better for Your Business?

One of the most critical aspects of business is knowing your current business financial health. If you don’t know how your business stands financially, you could be leaving money on the table. This concern is why companies have opted to begin using accounting software, such...

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Knowing how to calculate depreciation is an essential tool for a successful business.

How to Calculate Depreciation- 3 Easy ways

Owning a business requires basic mathematics. Some equations can be simplistic and easy while others are a little trickier to resolve. Every business utilizes assets to function, which means you should have on equation memorized. That one mathematical equation that should be burned in your...

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Every business needs a petty cash fund.

Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Petty Cash Fund

With the world shifting in technology and becoming paperless, you may think there’s no point to having a petty cash fund. Even though we are becoming more digital, there’s always a need for petty cash. You never want to find yourself or your staff member...

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If you're hiring an accountant or bookkeeper, they should be a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor.

What Is A QuickBooks ProAdvisor & What Do They Do?

When you’re a business owner, your finances are critical for survival. Being an entrepreneur or a new small business owner typically means that you are the bookkeeper for some time. If you know that you won’t be able to manage, have run out of time...

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Here's how you can prepare and protect yourself from an IRS audit.

3 Ways To Protect Yourself From An Upexpected IRS Audit

Tax season is one of the most daunting and stressful seasons for just about every American. It can be overwhelming to gather all the necessary paperwork on time and hand it off to someone else to file away. All the while there is still the...

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