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Organized Finances Ensure Business Success

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English: Findlay, Ohio, September 20, 2007 — Gilbert Yingling, a representative with Small Business Administration (SBA) makes calls to local business owners from a local chamber of commerce business directory as part of an SBA outreach program. He then follows up with person to person meetings with the business owners. John Ficara/FEMA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

It is important for any business to keep its finances in order. Numerous websites stress this, such as the Scott Reiman crunchbase profile. Having organized finances ensures that business owners will always be able to know where their businesses stand and whether or not they … Read the rest

Accounting For Your Business

What's in the bag? Business of Software 2010

What’s in the bag? Business of Software 2010 (Photo credit: betsyweber)

Running a small business can be one of the most time consuming and stressful experiences in life. It is important that you have book keeping services that are accurate and reliable in order to avoid financial problems in the future. However, there are thousands of business owners that deal with book keeping nightmares on an annual basis, this is something that you could protect yourself against. When you take advantage of the best free online accounting services, you would be able to keep all of your finances organized without … Read the rest

Arizona Experiences Increase In Small Business Hiring

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The most recent Intuit Payroll Small Business Index for October revealed that, despite a downward trend nationwide, Arizona small businesses increased hiring for the second consecutive month.

The nationwide figure decreased by 0.05 percent, while Arizona saw a 0.13 percent increase. Overall, small businesses in the United States created 10,000 fewer jobs.

The decline in nationwide figures began in May. Small businesses added 150,000 from the beginning of March 2010 until the end of May 2012

The total recovery amounts to 85,000 jobs after a decrease of 65,000 jobs since May.

Roads and freeways in metropolitan Phoenix

Roads and freeways in metropolitan Phoenix

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4 Ways to Save on Your Taxes in 2012

As we kick off the new financial year, small businesses and enterprises should already be thinking about how to plan their business in order to minimize their tax liability. For many business owners, taxes are a major source of stress and worry, so by starting to plan your tax strategy early in the year, you can ensure that your year end goes smoothly later on. Here are some of the best ways in which you can minimize your tax liability for this financial year.

1. Make employee reimbursements accountable

If you include reimbursements for things like travel, entertainment and … Read the rest