The Right Accounting Method for Your Business

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Every small business — whether a respected local mom-and-pop retailer, a startup tech company, or an online venture — has accounting and bookkeeping responsibilities, including selecting the accounting method that works best for them. …
Does a Tax Deduction and a Tax Credit Result in the Same Tax Benefit?

Does a Tax Deduction and a Tax Credit Result in the Same Tax Benefit?

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Does a Tax Deduction and a Tax Credit Result in the Same Tax Benefit? Tax lingo, even without getting into the weeds of the Internal Revenue Code, tax regulations, IRS rulings, etc., can be confusing. Two frequently used terms that taxpayers…

Brush Up On Your Bookkeeping Habits

Now's the time! Are you the type who makes New Year’s resolutions? Though the vast majority of those who pledge self-improvement focus on losing weight or exercising more, deciding to brush up on your bookkeeping habits may actually be smarter…

Tax Penalties to Watch Out For

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Article Highlights: Underpayment of Estimated Tax and Withholding Penalty Required Minimum Distribution Penalty Late-Filing Penalty Late-Payment Penalty Negligence Penalty Fraud Penalty Dishonored Check Penalty Missing…

Intimidated by Accounting? Five Simple Steps Are All You Need

When you decided to start your own company, you likely focused on the products or services you were selling, along with your amazing customer service and marketing skills. While running your own small business offers plenty of upsides, it also…

Top 10 year-end tax planning tips

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From Accounting Today Between the upcoming presidential election and the COVID-19 pandemic and its attendant stimulus packages, this year has seen more than its share of uncertainty around tax — which makes helping clients…

What Led to Congress Extending the Paycheck Protection Program?

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The economic uncertainty created in the outset of the Coronavirus pandemic was unprecedented, to say the least. This is a big part of the reason why, soon after the spread began, Congress took steps that were equally drastic - they passed the…

Is The Government Keeping Your Refund?

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  Article Highlights: Bureau of the Fiscal Service Allowable Refund Offsets Disputing an Offset Injured Spouse Claim We all look forward to receiving our tax refunds, but what if you were expecting a refund and it never…

3 Ways to Receive Payments in QuickBooks Online

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 Recording customer payments is one of your more pleasant accounting tasks. Depending on the situation, you can choose from multiple ways to do this using QuickBooks Online.   If you made New Year’s resolutions this last January, you’ve…
5 Things You Need to Know About Sales Taxes in QuickBooks Online

5 Things You Need to Know About Sales Taxes in QuickBooks Online

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The most important thing you need to know about sales tax is that administering it correctly can be challenging. If you sold only one type of product to customers in one city, collecting and paying sales tax would be easy. But most businesses…