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15
Nov

Why Should I Outsource My Payroll Services?

Small and medium-sized businesses likely spend hours every month on payroll-related tasks. This is often one of the reasons why more business owners have made the decision to outsource their payroll services. However, there are other reasons why it may …

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06
Nov

How Do I Access Old Tax Returns?

There may be times when you need to get a tax return from a certain year, such as if you’re applying for a mortgage or student aid. In the event that you are audited by the IRS or a state …

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06
Nov

Accounting vs. Bookkeeping

Most business have a person on staff who handles the day to day cash transactions of a business. Typically, they are responsible for making a record of receipts, paying day-to-day expenses, and maintaining an accurate record of the money the company is …

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01
Nov

How to Report a Fixed Asset

Fixed assets, such as the major investments made in your business such as vehicles and equipment, have complex reporting requirements. Real estate is also a fixed asset whether you’re a professional real estate investor or an accidental landlord who decides …

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28
Oct

How to Use your 401(k) to Reduce Taxable Income

Your 401(k) plan provides an excellent opportunity to reduce your tax liability. It can help you save for retirement, but more importantly, your     401(k) can be a valuable way to reduce the amount of tax you owe on an …

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25
Oct

The Importance of Separating Your Business Finances From Personal Finances

It’s important for sole proprietors and other small business owners to understand the importance of keeping their business and personal finances separate. While it may seem easier to maintain one bank account for everything, you could be creating a situation …

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18
Oct

Why Should I Use E-commerce with My Website?

E-commerce is more than just a buzzword: it’s a viable solution for running a sustainable business online. You should consider putting an e-commerce solution in place whether your business is primarily digital, has retail and online elements, or is even …

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12
Oct

What is a VEC Audit?

VEC (Virginia Employment Commission) is the state agency that oversees matters of state unemployment insurance, business registration, and wage and labor data for the state of Virginia. It is essentially the state’s labor department. Payroll reporting and unemployment insurance are …

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14
Sep

Home Improvement Projects that Can Save You Money at Tax Time

Owning your home has a lot of valuable tax benefits compared to renting: you can deduct your mortgage interest and real estate taxes, and in certain circumstances be shielded from the capital gains tax when you go to sell your …

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06
Sep

How to Find the Best Accounting Jobs

Looking For a Career in Accounting? Accounting positions are varied; you can work for a private company, public company, take on private clients, or you can work for the government. The Department of Labor estimates jobs in accounting will grow 11 percent …

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