1-800Accountant Blog


Giving Nonprofits & Businesses Structure

Marcelle Bailey is a huge fan of entrepreneurship. Not only did she start her own small business, but she also loves to see fellow entrepreneurs and organizations succeed. Bailey, who is a 1-800Accountant client, carved out her own path in the consulting landscape in which she assists nonprofits, businesses, and organizations of all types. She […]


3 Steps to Small Business Cash Management

Controlling cash and credit are important for any small business. However, a growing number of entrepreneurs establishing a start-up business can’t answer the three basic cash and credit management questions that most bankers, venture capitalists and angel investors will ask when considering whether to fund a start-up business. The questions are: What levels of debt […]


Independent Contractors: Avoid Costly Tax Mistakes

Are you an employee of the company you work for, or do you work as a contingent worker, temporary employee, independent contractor, or “flexible associate” at your company? You’re not alone if you’re among the growing ranks of the self-employed worker. More than 7.4% of the U.S. workforce is classified by the U.S. Department of […]


Five Steps to Start-up Compliance

The last thing a small business owner needs is problems with a government agency. There are three kinds of rules and regulations that businesses must follow. Industry-specific regulations that govern the licensing and business activities of businesses in industries like construction, healthcare, insurance, financial services, credit card processing and so forth. General rules that apply […]


Do You Owe the IRS a Quarterly Tax Payment Sept. 15?

This weekend, more than a few self-employed people, small business owners, freelancers and independent contractors will be scrambling to pull together the documents and information they need to meet the IRS deadline that’s coming up next week. Yes, there’s a tax deadline for quarterly taxes due to most states and the IRS on September 15.  […]