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Resolve to Improve Your Bookkeeping This 2018

Every January we hear the phrase, “New Year, New You.” You may have resolved to get healthier or more organized in the New Year, but have you devoted the same attention to your business? Try a business resolution in 2018

The Small Business Owner: America’s Local Hero

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Running a small business is no small feat. It requires dedication, grit, and well beyond 40 hours a week of your time. While it may be exhausting, being a small business owner is rewarding. Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson recently drew

8 Tips for Year-End Strategic Planning

Deciding where to invest business resources (e.g. time, employee labor, money, etc.) will determine the business’ path going forward. This kind of strategic thinking requires insight, information, perspective, and planning. Read on to discover industry-tested tips on how to end

Prioritizing Business Activities for Maximum Efficiency

Business owners often walk into the office in the morning with a full plate. Your list of to-dos never shortens, but you can take some steps to make your use of time more efficient. Prioritize daily tasks to ensure you’re

The Right Way to Network in 2017

In business, the old saying, “It’s not what you know, but who you know,” often holds true. LinkedIn reports 85 percent of jobs come through networking. Connections open doors, create opportunities, and make the business world an exciting and dynamic

Why Bookkeeping Is Important

Bookkeeping isn’t just something for people who love details. It’s an important part of running a company, no matter the size. While large companies can typically hire a bookkeeping specialist, small business owners usually don’t have the financial flexibility to

Bookkeeping Advice from the Pros

5 Tips from Bookkeeping Pros: Keeping good small business records ensures they are readily available and up-to-date for reviewing new opportunities and keep your business running smoothly year-round.

The Ins and Outs of Depreciation

Learn about depreciation and how to file a depreciation deduction on your small business tax return.

Tax Deductions for your Small Business

For a small business, claiming deductions can help decrease the amount of taxes paid out each year. Listed below are a few expenses entrepreneurs can take advantage of when it’s time to file. Auto Expenses   Whether your company owns

The Most Profitable Accounting Techniques for Startups

Entrepreneurs are by definition an eclectic, creative breed. Each entrepreneur has his or her own way of tackling accounting. There are many different techniques and tools in accounting for entrepreneurs to choose from, but which techniques are the best? There