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Crunching the Numbers: Setting up an Accounting System

Software is a popular type of accounting system you can use to streamline your bookkeeping process. Depending on the software you choose, you can save your time and money and focus on what matters—running your business. But first, you need to know about accounting software setup. Lucky for you, our guide makes setting up accounting […]

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Has Your Business Been Hit Hard? 8 Tips on How to Solve Supply Chain Problems

First it was COVID shutdowns. Then it was the Ever Green wedged in the Suez Canal (remember that?). Now, it’s a national shortage of truck drivers, warehouse space, and shipping containers … and it’s impacting businesses nationwide. Close to 96% of small business owners report that supply chain disruptions have impacted their business. Has it […]

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Business Bank Account Fraud: What to Do If You Notice an Unauthorized Transaction

You’re doing a bank statement reconciliation (aka the process of comparing your bank statement to books) like normal. But, things don’t add up. Suddenly, you realize the discrepancy is because there’s a large charge on your statement … but not in your books. Where’d this come from? I never spent this! And indeed, you haven’t—you’ve […]

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Keeping It in the Family: How to Start a Family Business

It wouldn’t be an understatement to say that family-owned business is synonymous with American business. Eighty-seven percent of American businesses are family owned. You read that right: 87%. That means that family-owned businesses employ a huge portion of the U.S. workforce—62% to be exact. And to top things off, family-owned businesses make up 64% of […]

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How to Make a Charitable Donation Deduction After Giving to Your Favorite Charity

One of the great things about running a business in America is that your business can make tax-deductible donations to your favorite charities. Seventy-six percent of American businesses donate 6% of their profits on average. And, 85% of consumers have a more positive view of companies that donate. If donations are already at the heart […]

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving: How to Track Donations You Receive

If you run a nonprofit, you already know that donations and grants are your bread and butter. You also know just how complicated tracking donations can be. Nonprofit organizations are required to know how to track charitable donations they receive and supply donors with the proper documentation for the donations they’ve made.  Read on to […]

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