As a business owner, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll need to work with a vendor at some point. After all, you need supplies, services, and more to operate your business. Hiring a vendor is one thing, but do you know how to pay a vendor? Welcome to your paying vendors 101 guide.Read More Paying Vendors 101: Everything You Need to Know to be a Pro
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What Are Liabilities?
As a small business owner, you might owe money to vendors, employees, and the government. You need to keep track of your business’s debts in your accounting books. When it comes to recording the money you owe, mark your debts as liabilities. What are liabilities?Read More What Are Liabilities?
How to Find Days Payable Outstanding
Do you know how long it takes you to pay your small business’s invoices? The number of days between receiving an invoice and sending a payment plays a big part in your company’s cash flow. You can track how long it takes you to pay bills by calculating the days payable outstanding.Read More How to Find Days Payable Outstanding
The Ins and Outs of Business Working Capital
Having many expenses is an inevitable part of owning a small business. But, you also need to be able to generate enough money to pay for those expenses. To determine whether you can pay off your short-term debt, you need to understand working capital.Read More The Ins and Outs of Business Working Capital
Accounts Payable vs. Accounts Receivable
As a small business owner, setting up your accounting books and maintaining accurate records is essential. To make that happen, you need to be familiar with accounts payable and accounts receivable. Both accounting entries are part of double-entry bookkeeping, but what is the difference between accounts payable vs. accounts receivable?Read More Accounts Payable vs. Accounts Receivable
Accounts Payable Process Improvement: 9 Steps to Better Invoice Management
As a small business owner, you have to buy things to run your company. Many vendors and suppliers send invoices when you buy from them. Not managing invoices could lead to late payments, extra fees, and damaged relationships. To better manage business bills, take steps towards accounts payable process improvement.Read More Accounts Payable Process Improvement: 9 Steps to Better Invoice Management
What Is Your Small Business Tax Liability?
Juggling different expenses comes with the job of being a small business owner. One cost you’re responsible for is your company’s taxes. There are several aspects of your business that the government enforces taxes on. To stay legally compliant, you must stay on top of your small business tax liability.Read More What Is Your Small Business Tax Liability?
How Familiar Are You With the Different Types of Liabilities in Accounting?
As a business owner, incurring debts is inevitable. In fact, the average small business owner has $195,000 of debt. Chances are, you have some kind of debt at your business. And if you have debt, you have liabilities. Read on to learn all about the different types of liabilities in accounting.Read More How Familiar Are You With the Different Types of Liabilities in Accounting?
Speed up Customer Payments With an Early Payment Discount
Ever feel like getting customers to pay is like pulling teeth? If you’re in business and invoice customers, the answer is likely a resounding yes. Many customers wait until the due date to pay (who hasn’t?). Other customers still don’t pay even after the deadline has passed. And if your business needs cash, you may […]Read More Speed up Customer Payments With an Early Payment Discount
What Is Notes Payable, and How Do You Record Them in Your Books?
At some point or another, you may turn to a lender to borrow funds and need to eventually repay them. And when that happens, notes payable come into play. Learn all about notes payable in accounting and recording notes payable in your business’s books.Read More What Is Notes Payable, and How Do You Record Them in Your Books?