Small business guides > Accounting

Want to learn about online accounting for your small business? Browse our guides to find out about accounting software, when to hire an accountant, moving from Excel and more.

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How to do bank reconciliation

There’s a slow way and a fast way.

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What is bank reconciliation?

Learn why it’s so important.

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What is inventory accounting and why do it?

Learn what it can do for you.

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Choosing an inventory valuation method for your business

How to keep tabs on your stock.

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What is depreciation and why should I care?

It’s not as hard as you think.

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Cash versus accrual accounting explained

What’s the difference, anyway?

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What is a business credit score and how to improve yours

Protect your cash flow and your reputation.

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Creative-agency accounting

Unclutter finances so you can focus on the big idea.

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Franchise accounting tips

How to make the most of your investment.

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Why you need to get an accountant

See how they can add value to your business, and your life.

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What does an accountant do?

They’re far more than tax specialists.

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Take the pain out of accounting data entry

Let technology do the work for you.

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How to create a small business budget

Find out what you need to get started.

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How to make tax filing simpler

March and April are tax filing months. Here's how you can make it easy.

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Job costing for construction

Avoid budget blowouts.

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New Year’s accounting resolutions

Ten useful accounting tips to help your business prosper in the new year.

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5 restaurant accounting software tips

Learn how to manage the accounts of your busy restaurant business.

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Accounting for professional services

Ideas for managing the accounts of your professional services business.

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When you should hire an accountant

Need help with accounting but not sure when to hire an accountant? Learn what stages your business will need one.

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How to choose the right accountant

Need an accountant but not sure how to choose the right one? Find out what to look out for.

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Mac accounting software that’s elegant and intuitive

Want simple yet powerful accounting software for your Mac? Find out what to look out for.

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Move from Excel to accounting software

Making excuses for why you’re still using Excel? Find out how proper accounting software helps your business grow.

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Make small business accounting fun

Think accounting could be less painful? Find out how cloud software makes your business run smarter & faster.