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By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023
How to Conduct a Payroll Audit
By Max Freedman | November 08, 2023

Payroll audits can be beneficial to your business. Learn how to conduct one with this step-by-step guide and get software recommendations.

Important Tax-Saving Tips for Small Business Owners
By Dachondra Cason | November 07, 2023

With new tax laws taking effect, follow these best practices to ensure your business is well positioned come tax time.

A Guide to Payroll Forms
By Simone Johnson | November 07, 2023

Managing payroll forms is a necessary part of owning and running a business. Learn about the payroll tax and report forms business owners must understand.

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How to Save Thousands of Dollars With the Employee Retention Credit
By Lauren Kubiak | November 07, 2023

Under the legislation, eligible employers can claim a refundable tax credit that is equal to 70 percent of the qualified wages they pay employees.

Understanding and Utilizing Total Compensation Packages
By Patrick Proctor | November 06, 2023

Determining total employee compensation is critical to keeping employees happy and attracting top job candidates. Here is how to calculate it.

What Is the Triple Bottom Line?
By Paula Fernandes | November 06, 2023

The triple bottom line uses a sustainability-based accounting method that prioritizes people, profit and planet. Here's how businesses utilize it.

From Collections to Repossession: A Timeline of Debt
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 06, 2023

Debt collection is the process of obtaining payment on a past-due account. Here's what to expect if you run into financial trouble.

Should You Accept Equity as Compensation?
By Max Freedman | November 06, 2023

Startups are short on cash but long on equity, so they often offer it as compensation. Here's why that could be a good or bad thing and what to negotiate.

What Is a Rising Rate Environment?
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 06, 2023

If interest rates rise, small business owners should prepare. Here's how.

How to Calculate Night Shift Differential Pay
By Max Freedman | November 06, 2023

Night shift differential pay applies to employees who don't typically work night shifts. Learn how to calculate and apply night shift differential pay.

Medical Billing Process Step by Step
By Max Freedman | November 03, 2023

The medical billing process can be complicated. Follow this step-by-step process to ensure you do it correctly.

How to Do Payroll for a Small Business
By Matt D’Angelo | November 03, 2023

Learn how to run payroll for your small business's employees.

How Is a Cash Flow Statement Prepared?
By Simone Johnson | November 02, 2023

Find out what to include in a cash flow statement, as well as its limitations and how cash flow is calculated.

How to Calculate Gross and Net Pay
By Julie Ritzer Ross | November 01, 2023

In order to pay your employees correctly each pay period, you need to know how to calculate gross and net pay. Learn how to ensure your payroll is precise.

Everything to Know About Business Checking Account Fees
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 01, 2023

Here's a look at the business checking account fees you could face and how to avoid them.

16 Tips to Avoid a Tax Audit of Your Small Business Return
By Andrew Martins | October 31, 2023

IRS audits are stressful and costly. Learn best practices and tips that will reduce your chances of getting audited by the IRS and help you stay compliant.

10 Critical Elements of Professional Invoices
By Megan Totka | October 30, 2023

Invoicing is crucial for small business cash flow. Learn how to create an effective professional invoice that increases the likelihood of timely payments.

How to Get Paid as a Contractor
By Karina Fabian | October 30, 2023

Cash flow is critical for construction contractors. Learn best practices for ensuring your clients pay you and tips for dealing with nonpaying customers.

What to Do if You’re Behind on Your Taxes
By Chad Brooks | October 30, 2023

Getting behind on your taxes can result in penalties, including liens and levies on your business. Here's what to do if you're past due.

How to Budget for Hourly Employees Annually
By Julie Thompson | October 25, 2023

Many businesses hire hourly employees with varying hours. Learn how to determine and calculate the average cost of an hourly employee to your business.

1099-MISC vs. 1099-NEC
By Julie Thompson | October 25, 2023

How do 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC tax forms differ? Learn the differences between 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC, which affect independent contractors and freelancers.

How to File Employee Payroll Taxes
By David Gargaro | October 25, 2023

This guide to filing payroll taxes can help any business with employees manage their payroll and meet their tax obligations.

What Is SUTA Tax? How Do You Calculate It?
By David Gargaro | October 23, 2023

The State Unemployment Tax Act (SUTA) is a required payroll tax employers must pay. Learn what SUTA taxes are and how to understand, set up and pay them.

Using Form 941 to Pay Quarterly Payroll Taxes
By David Gargaro | October 23, 2023

Businesses must file Form 941 quarterly to report the total taxes withheld from employees' paychecks. Here's everything you need to know about Form 941.

What Is Retro Pay?
By Danielle Fallon-O’Leary | October 17, 2023

Retro pay is when an employer makes up the difference between wages the employee should have been paid versus what the employee received.

How to Calculate Blended Overtime Pay
By Max Freedman | October 11, 2023

When a multiwage employee works overtime, which of their wage rates do you base their overtime rates? Blended overtime pay answers this question.

Overhead Cost and How to Calculate It
By Dock David Treece | October 11, 2023

Overhead costs are expenses tied to things other than the production of goods or services. Here's how to calculate overhead.

Business Debt: How Much Is Too Much to Carry?
By Jamie Johnson | October 09, 2023

To start your business, you’ll need money and sometimes borrowing funds is fine. Without proper management and care, though, debt can become problematic.