Leaving tax prep to a last-minute cram session could disrupt your business in the spring. To avoid a crunch, you should prepare for tax deadlines well in advance.
If your business needs cash to move forward, you may have to resort to some less-than-ideal financing options or face the possibility of having no business at all.
Many small businesses dread it, but your end-of-year reconciliation doesn't need to hurt -- as long as you stay organized.
How much should you charge for the goods and services you sell? For small businesses, that may be the most difficult question to answer-- and also the most important.
Insurance is one of the most neglected small business responsibilities -- and one of the most confusing. Use this guide to begin sorting through your options.
Here are the answers to some of the most often-asked questions about business plans.
Even if your business plan calls for instant profitability, almost all businesses need initial funding to get up and running. Here's a guide to where the money is.
A healthy cash flow not only gives your business stability in its current operations, but it also gives you a position of strength from which to plan for future growth.
Here are some ideas to help you get the most from your business deductions, avoid problems that can affect small business owners and plan for the future.
It's Monday morning and you don't have enough cash on hand to make Friday's payroll. What options do you have?
When you're considering granting credit to customers, evaluating potential suppliers, or analyzing your company's own credit standing, it is a good idea to run a credit report.
There are two forms of accounting used by small businesses -- cash and accrual. The basic difference between the two methods is the timing of income and expense recording.
There are many ways to make employees happy, but at the end of the day -- or more precisely, the end of the week -- employees' happiness comes from getting paid.
Here are eight cost-saving moves to investigate with your workers' compensation insurance agent.
Keeping your credit report in tip-top shape is smart for business. Use the advice listed here to protect and improve your company's credit rating.
Bonuses can be a great motivation tool, even for employees of the smallest business. They can also be a waste of money. How they are planned and administered makes the difference.
Cash flow problems often catch small business owners by surprise. An accurate cash flow projection can protect entrepreneurs against this situation.
As any small business owner knows, maintaining smooth cash flow requires juggling nearly every facet of a business. Here are 10 things you can do to increase your cash flow.
Nearly every small business will face a cash flow crunch at some point, when money flowing into your company is not enough to cover short-term payables.
Proper bookkeeping is important to sustaining and expanding a business. Without it, you run the risk of hitting cash flow crunches, wasting money, and missing out on opportunities to expand.