If you’re an employer, you can’t just be on your merry way after paying your employees. You also need to account for payroll expenses in your books. This is where payroll accounting comes into play. To ensure your accounting books are accurate, learn how to record payroll transactions.Read More The Basics of Payroll Accounting: How to Record Payroll Entries in Your Books
Do you purchase goods or services for your business? Silly question: Of course you do. And, you might not always pay for the items up front. Instead, a vendor sends an invoice. If you receive invoices, you need to manage your accounts payable. What is accounts payable?Read More What Is Accounts Payable? The More You Owe
Recording transactions and keeping financial records are an essential part of owning a business. One way you can keep track of your finances is by using double-entry accounting. Read on to learn what is double-entry accounting and how it can benefit your books.Read More Intro to Double-entry Accounting: Your Pain-free Guide
In business, you must keep records of your transactions in your books. Your accounting books provide a place for you to review your business’s income and expenses and see where you stand financially. By keeping your books organized and up-to-date, you can take control of your finances and make smart business decisions. But before you […]Read More How to Set up Accounting Books for Small Business
As a business owner, you have the important task of choosing an accounting method to record transactions. One method you can use is accrual accounting. And depending on your business, you may have to use the accrual accounting method to record incoming and outgoing money. So, what is accrual accounting?Read More What Is Accrual Accounting?
Scoot over financial health tunnel vision. You can learn how your business is doing holistically by preparing different financial statements. So, what is a financial statement?Read More What Is a Financial Statement?
After a 38-year absence, Form 1099-NEC made its return in the 2020 tax year. For the last few decades, business owners were responsible for using Form 1099-MISC to report nonemployee compensation. But with Form 1099-NEC, employers can say hello to a revamped form and goodbye to reporting nonemployee compensation on Form 1099-MISC.Read More Make Way for the Revived Form 1099-NEC
Do you file Forms 1099-MISC or 1099-NEC? If so, you might wind up mixing up the forms, entering incorrect information, or using a form from the wrong tax year. And if you make a mistake on either form, you may need to issue a corrected 1099.Read More How to Issue a Corrected 1099 (MISC and NEC)
‘Tis the season for purchase returns … all year long. Because if you sell products at your business, you know that not all customers are satisfied. If a customer wants to bring back an item, you need to make sales returns and allowances journal entries.Read More How to Record Sales Returns and Allowances
At some point or another, you may want to join forces with another business to help boost profits or cut costs. One way to do this is to merge your business with another company through a merger. There are a variety of mergers to choose from. Are you ready to explore the different types of […]Read More Eager to Join Forces With Another Business? Keep These 5 Types of Mergers in Mind