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Learn how to manage your finances and get resources on financing your business needs from expert financial professionals.

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Insurance Deductions and Expenses for Small Businesses
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

Some business insurance costs are tax deductible. Do you know which ones?

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Should You Accept Equity as Compensation?
By Max Freedman | July 21, 2021

Startups often offer equity to valuable employees in place of a higher salary.

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The Best Collection Agency Services of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 20, 2021

We've reviewed the best collection agency services for 2021. See up-to-date comparisons on features and the best prices for the top-rated agencies.

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The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 13, 2021

Many small businesses need funding to get started. Learn about the different financing options to decide which would work best for your small business.

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Workers' Comp Insurance: How Much Do You Need?
By Max Freedman | July 12, 2021

Here are five factors that affect how much workers' comp insurance you need.

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The Best Credit Card Processors of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 09, 2021

Which credit card processor is right for your business in 2020? We review the top-rated services.

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The Best Accounting and Invoice-Generating Software for 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 02, 2021

Our team has compared the best accounting software for 2021. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated accounting programs.

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What Are Assets in Accounting?
By Sean Peek | June 10, 2021

Understanding assets in accounting can help businesses obtain both short- and long-term financial goals.

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How to Save Thousands of Dollars With the Employee Retention Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 09, 2021

The Employee Retention Credit can save small business owners thousands of dollars this year. Here's how to take advantage of it.

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The Small Business Guide to Simple IRAs
By Max Freedman | June 08, 2021

SIMPLE IRAs are employee retirement accounts especially useful for small businesses new to offering retirement benefits.

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The Best Business Grants for Women in 2021
By Kiely Kuligowski | May 20, 2021

Women are still far behind in business funding. Here are some of the best business grants for women in 2021 that can help close the gap.

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What Is Retro Pay?
By Sean Peek | May 12, 2021

Correcting payroll mistakes is extremely important to maintain the trust of your employees.

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How to Reconcile a Business Bank Account
By Dock David Treece | May 05, 2021

Reconciling a business bank account means to ensure your books align with your bank statements. Here's how to reconcile your business bank account.

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How to File Employee Payroll Taxes
By David Gargaro | May 04, 2021

Filing employee payroll taxes is important for any small business with employees. Here's how to do it.

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Employee Payroll Social Security Tax
By David Gargaro | April 30, 2021

Social Security tax is a key payroll withholding that all employers must deduct from employee paychecks.

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What Are Solo 401(k)s?
By Max Freedman | April 27, 2021

Solo 401(k) accounts give you the benefits of both employer-sponsored 401(k) plans and self-employed IRAs.

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What Is SUTA Tax? How Do You Calculate It?
By David Gargaro | April 23, 2021

To cover the costs of unemployment benefits for workers, employers are responsible for paying unemployment taxes as part of their payroll taxes.

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Employee Expense Reimbursement
By David Gargaro | April 22, 2021

In some states, employers are required to reimburse employees for expenses. In others, this could be a recruiting tool.

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The Ins and Outs of Farm Equipment Loans
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 22, 2021

Farm equipment loans are often the only option for farmers and other agricultural producers to afford pricey equipment. In this guide, we explore USDA farm loans and other lending options.

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How SEP IRAs Work
By Max Freedman | April 21, 2021

Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) individual retirement accounts (IRA) could lower a self-employed person's taxable income. SEP IRAs benefit small employers as well.

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Payroll Checklist for Small Businesses
By David Gargaro | April 21, 2021

There are many steps in running payroll, and it's important to understand them all.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card
By Dock David Treece | April 19, 2021

Need a business credit card? Find out what you'll need to qualify for one and how to apply.

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What Is Dynamic Pricing, and How Does It Affect E-commerce?
By Jawad Khan | April 16, 2021

Dynamic pricing is one of the trends that has taken the e-commerce industry by storm. Find out why it's important for your business.

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How to Choose a Paystub Generator
By Matt D'Angelo | April 15, 2021

Finding the right paystub generator is an important part of processing payroll.

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A Guide to Accounting Software Features and Benefits
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 09, 2021

Accounting software helps you record the flow of your company's money and examine your financial condition.

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What Are Liabilities in Accounting?
By Dock David Treece | April 02, 2021

Knowing the money you owe to others, often referred to as liabilities, is an important part of keeping accurate financial records.