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What Influencers Need to Know About Their Accounting

The influencer industry was valued at a whopping 13.8 billion dollars in 2021, and it will only continue to grow as more brands turn to influencer marketing. Influencers, even ones with smaller followings, can make a ton of cash via YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, or blogging. It’s clear that, regardless of the medium, influencer accounting is […]

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5 Budgeting Tips for New Small Business Owners

Every business owner wants and needs to make money, but no one wants to have to think about money and cash flow every day and all the time.  You need money to keep building and growing your business, and success means you continue to earn back your investment and more in profit. Ideally, however, you […]

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What is burn rate?

Expenses and profits are two of the most vital things small business owners can track. There are at least two ways small business owners can measure funds used to determine business expenses and profitability, which is known as burn rate. You can use the burn rate to establish your business’s economic standing, whether it’s a […]

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7 Things to Do at Your Mid-Year Tax Check-Up

Tax season can be stressful. When you finally submit your returns in April, you may want nothing more than to set it all aside and stop thinking about taxes until the following year comes around.  Unfortunately, forgetting about your tax obligations sets you up for more panic and disaster the following April. If you take […]

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Purchase Order: What It Is and How It Works

Purchase orders can help both buyers and sellers track a transaction. It offers legal protection for buyers and is also helpful for sellers. There are things you may not know about purchase orders, such as the four purchase order types, when to use one over another, and their pros and cons. Here’s what you should […]

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19 Tips for Managing Your Small Business Finances

At any point in the management of your small business, your small business’s finances will be central to its success. As your business grows and develops, it can become more challenging to pinpoint where to focus your time to ensure your finances are running smoothly. Managing your small business’s finances may be stressful, but there […]

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GAAP: What are Generally Accepted Accounting Principles?

Accounting is a massive and diverse field, and accounting services can include everything from bookkeeping and tax preparation to auditing and business plan development. There is no single path or training required to become an accountant, either.   However, there are some grounding rules and principles that all accountants rely on in all that chaos. And […]

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Types of Financial Statements for Small Businesses

Financial statements serve several purposes for small businesses. While there is more than one financial statement, you may not know which is most appropriate to use for your specific financial calculation. There are also a few limitations to be aware of as well. Here’s an overview of financial statements and the types of financial statements […]

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Cash Flow Statement: What It Is and How to Make One

You might be able to start a business with nothing but a good idea and the determination to see it through. Keeping a business running, however, requires a little more in the way of planning and coordination.  Maintaining the health of a business and creating sustainable growth requires careful financial management. You have to spend […]

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How an Accountant Can Help Small Businesses Succeed

Being a small business owner is an immense and multifaceted job. Running a business involves so many different important and interconnected variables, and you’re responsible for all of them. Accountants can lighten your load by taking responsibility for a few of those variables.  But what can an accountant do to support you and your business? […]