Organizing and keeping up with paperwork related to your business can be a time consuming and daunting task. QuickBooks Online (QBO) can help organize your documents, simplify your document filing and provide access to your documentation anytime, anywhere. The attachment feature in QBO is a fast, … [Read more...] about Accounts Payable Best Practices
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…Year End is Almost Here!
The end of the year is quickly approaching. Although it is a busy time of year, there are some important steps you can take to make sure your small business is in good shape for the new year. Financial Reports. This is a great time to run standard reports to see where your business is currently … [Read more...] about It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…Year End is Almost Here!
Simple Internal Controls for Small Businesses
Internal controls are essential in any company but are even more critical in a small business environment. Without any controls or oversight, it is like leaving the door unlocked with the cash register drawer open hoping that no one will steal any money. Small business owners should consider the … [Read more...] about Simple Internal Controls for Small Businesses
Restaurant Meals Fully Deductible Again in 2022
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 made a temporary, but significant change to the deductibility of business meals provided by a restaurant. The Act increased the deduction from 50 percent to 100 percent for restaurant food and beverage expenses incurred in direct relation to business … [Read more...] about Restaurant Meals Fully Deductible Again in 2022
Retention of Financial Records
Supporting financial documents contain vital information needed for proper recording to your accounting system. It is extremely important to keep these documents to substantiate your accounting entries and tax return filings in the event of an audit. Below are the main types of records you should … [Read more...] about Retention of Financial Records
Mid-Year Standard Mileage Rate Increase
A little more help for those impacted by soaring inflation... To reflect the increase in gasoline prices in 2022, the IRS announced an increase in the standard mileage rate starting July 1, 2022. For the period July 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022, the updated mileage rate is 62.5 cents per … [Read more...] about Mid-Year Standard Mileage Rate Increase