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A bookkeeper can be a great asset to any business, helping to save time and maintain healthy business finances.  But what should you look for when hiring a bookkeeper. What to ask when Hiring a Bookkeeper Here are some questions you should ask when choosing the right bookkeeper for your business: Do they have specific industry experience? While a lot of bookkeeping is quite generic, there are certainly benefits to hiring a bookkeeper...

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Bookkeeping is a time consuming but necessary process for small businesses.  Save yourself time and improve your workflow with these top bookkeeping apps for small businesses. The best bookkeeping apps for small businesses 1. Expensify – Track your Expenses and More Expensify is a free app for IOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows phone.  The app makes it easy for businesses to keep track of all expenses, in one central place....

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A smart business owner knows that accurate bookkeeping is essential to their business. They know that without regular bookkeeping their business is vulnerable to serious cash flow problems, inaccurate tax filings and poor finances. But despite the known risks of avoiding it, bookkeeping is often seen as time consuming, it doesn’t always appear to be as valuable as it really is. With the right bookkeeping tips you can reduce the...

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It’s something that most business owners would prefer not to have to do, but know they need.  Bookkeeping is necessary for all businesses but often appears a time consuming, unresourceful exercise.  For this reason a lot of business owners choose to hire a bookkeeper instead of doing it themselves. Some business owners decide to manage their books themselves in an attempt to save money, however there are a lot of benefits to...

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Do you ever drive a vehicle for business use? If you do you could be eligible for a tax deduction.  Some business owners are unaware of this tax benefit, or unsure about what activities it covers. A common misconception is that the cost of driving between work and home can be included.  The IRS do not class commuting to and from work as business travel, as a result these miles cannot be deducted against your tax expenses.  Despite...

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