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Planning to Start a Small Business in 2018? Follow These Tips

If you’re planning to start a small business in 2018, you may not realize everything you need to do to hit the ground running. Needless to say, it takes more than just putting an “open for business” sign in your front window. Here are some tips to follow for starting your own small business in […]


The Latest on Tax Reform

Tax reform is on the horizon, with Congress set to approve the largest tax overhaul in decades by the end of 2017. Two different tax reform bills have now passed the House and the Senate. The legislation is currently very much in flux as lawmakers gather in committee to hammer out the details of a […]


Money Management Tips for College Freshmen

So you’re ready to begin the next chapter of higher learning… college. How exciting! But naturally, you’re also worried about making ends meet financially. After all, no matter how you slice it, school’s expensive. Here are some common-sense tips along with some lesser known opportunities for stretching your savings and getting a head start on […]


Equifax Data Breach: How Should Your Business React?

Between mid-May and July of 2017, a major data breach at Equifax – one of the nation’s three credit reporting agencies – exposed the personal information of approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. The stolen information includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver’s license numbers. Also stolen were credit card numbers for several […]


Investing in the Next Generation: 1-800Accountant Scholarship Contest

Are you – or someone you love – an undergraduate or graduate accounting student seeking scholarship money for an upcoming college semester? If so, 1-800Accountant could have some funds to help soften the blow on tuition costs, book prices, and other university expenses. While numbers may be your thing, we would love to see you […]


Disaster Insurance Can Help Small Businesses Prepare for the Worst

While being a business owner has its rewards, it also spawns a laundry list of strenuous duties and responsibilities. It’s no wonder entrepreneurs shove some crucial matters, such as disaster preparation, to the back burner. In fact, 68% of small business owners don’t even have a written disaster recovery plan, and 21% of these owners […]


5 Tips to Help You Minimize Your Small Business Taxes

It’s safe to assume that everyone loves to save money. As a small business owner, the more capital you have, the easier it is to grow your business and generate more revenue. But when tax season creeps around the corner, an unexpectedly large portion of your hard-earned money could wind up in Uncle Sam’s pocket. […]


Startup Story: Clothing Business Supports African Girls In Need

Evelyn Botwe and Andrew Oppong were high school classmates growing up in Ghana. Little did they know one day they’d be business partners in a venture that lends a helping hand to girls in need who live in their native country. Originally established in November 2015, Adepa Wear, LLC is a clothing company based out […]


Finances 101: What to Expect When You Open an Online Store

When it comes to starting a business with low overhead, opening an online store seems like a surefire bet. You run operations from the comfort of your PJs, and there’s no need to rent out a space or hire an arsenal of employees. However, opening an online store still has some financial concerns involved. Learn […]


IRS Reveals 2017 Dirty Dozen Tax Scams

Each and every year, the Internal Revenue Service releases a list of the “dirty dozen” tax scams the agency recommends taxpayers be on the lookout for throughout the year. That’s because scammers seem to come up with innovative tactics to bilk money out of innocent taxpayers all the time. The list also includes tax moves […]