Bookkeeping Advice

4 Best Practices to Improve Time & Materials Billing

Businesses sell services to help others while helping themselves (just like when you buy lol coaching services) -- After all, profits are what allow a business to grow, covering costs and keeping employees financially secure. While there are a variety...

8 Best Practices to Improve Your Bookkeeping

Accounting and bookkeeping for small businesses has moved well beyond the day of the physical ledger. It’s become electronic, cloud-based, and accessible from any Internet-enabled device. However, small business owners can struggle to implement this technology in a seamless way. The following best...

Ten ways SmartBooks makes life easier for CPAs

SmartBooks helps ease the year end crunch by requiring less review and adjustment. SmartBooks improves your ability to do tax planning by providing up-to-the-minute actual data so you can comfortably do tax planning with no surprises. SmartBooks makes it easy...

Have You Dreamed Of Changing The World?

I met Hap Klopp, the Founder of The North Face, at an event and was fortunate to get an early copy of his recently published book, Almost.  After picking it up I couldn't put it down. (more…)

The Importance of Proper Bookkeeping for Small Businesses

Too many business owners focus on growing their business to the detriment of other elements. Proper bookkeeping is one of those elements. It’s understandable, of course. You’re not an accountant. You’re a business owner. Growing your business is what you do best. However,...

Disaster Preparedness for Small Businesses – Essential Steps to Protect Your Company

Disaster can strike your business at any time. All it takes is a single major storm to cause flooding. A lightning strike can spark a fire. An earthquake can demolish your building. A tornado can close your business permanently. Most small businesses...

Form 5500 For EE Benefits Plans Due 7/31

Have you already filed your Form 5500 for your employee benefits plans? (more…)

Mobile Technology and Your Bookkeeping – What Business Owners Should Know

Technology has had a significant impact on every business, regardless of size or industry. However, while it’s certainly affected big businesses, its impact on small companies has been even greater. One of the most important aspects of this is mobile technology and how...

Certificate of Good Standing

Does your company have a Certificate of Good Standing? If not, you should think about requesting one from the state government where you are registered. A Certificate of Good Standing certifies that you are legally authorized to do business in...

Play To Win Mindset

Creating long-lasting momentum for change initiatives is a serious challenge for leaders and teams.  Only 30% of change efforts and important projects succeed precisely because when the going gets tough staying motivated gets much harder.  What’s needed is a mindset...

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