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What Is Thankful For This Year

Posted by Bill Gerber on Tue, Nov 24, 02015

Wow! We cannot believe it is nearly Thanksgiving already. This year has truly flown by--and we would be remiss if we didn't take a few minutes to discuss just some of the many, many things we're thankful for this year at

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3 Things Your Bookkeeper Knows About Your Business--That You Don't

Posted by Dennis Najjar on Thu, Nov 19, 02015

How well do you know your own business? Think about it.

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Tags: bookkeeping services, small business tips, online accounting services

How Much Should Companies Spend On Their Accounting Department?

Posted by Dennis Najjar on Mon, Nov 16, 02015

Occasionally, we get asked to help companies understand where and why they should allocate budget to improve accounting functions. Typically this stems from a concern that a company is overpaying for its accounting and bookkeeping and highlights a desire to improve efficiencies and decrease costs. While the two are not always intrinsically linked, there are often opportunities to improve across the board—from reducing costs to improving results.

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Tags: outsourced accounting services, small business bookkeeping, accounting services

Deconstructing the P&L - Accounting for CEOs and Business Owners

Posted by Andrea Boccard on Thu, Nov 12, 02015 co-founder Dennis M. Najjar, CPA, CGMA presented his most recent installment of his Fridays with Vistage Series, this time focusing on helping business owners and CEOs analyze their P&L, spot check major accounting issues and create a list of functional talking points to have meaningful conversations with their bookkeeping services

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Tags: Small Business Advice and Tips, accounting tips, vistage

3 Reasons to Focus on Precision in Your Accounting Technology & Workflow

Posted by Dennis Najjar on Tue, Nov 10, 02015

How much time do you spend thinking about your business' accounting technology and workflow? In an ideal situation, the accounting process works like a well-oiled machine. You don't have to think about it because it operates perfectly and has an efficient workflow. In the real working world, things are rarely that simple. It's important to closely examine your accounting technology and workflow to ensure it's as precise as possible.

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Tags: Accounting Technology, accounting processes

QuickBooks Online Updates - October 2015

Posted by Kris Merritt on Thu, Nov 05, 02015

QuickBooks Online has more than 1 million users, and it is one of the most popular accounting programs for individuals and some smaller to midsize businesses. Since QuickBooks has been a trusted and established name for over a decade, the company continually maintains and updates the program. These are some of the most recent updates for October 2015.

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3 Evernote Add-Ons For Small Business Accounting

Posted by Dennis Najjar on Sat, Oct 31, 02015

You already utilize Evernote within your small business for sharing synced notes across your company. However, it's capabilities go far beyond the basic program when you delve into add-ons and apps that provide Evernote integration. In fact, when extended to your small business accounting notebooks, you can enjoy the familiarity of the Evernote interface while benefiting from third party apps and services to meet your needs.

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Do Your Accounting Policies Keep Your Financial Records Secure?

Posted by Bill Gerber on Fri, Oct 30, 02015

What does your current accounting department look like? Does your company bookkeeper (if you have one, that is) have people constantly in and out of her office? Are papers strewn across her desk or kept in an unlocked file cabinet near the door? Is your bookkeeper diligent about shredding important paperwork, or does it often get tossed in the trash intact, where everyone from the mailroom employees to sanitation workers can see it?

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Tags: accounting strategies, data security, accounting processes

How Long Should Business Keep Financial Records and Other Posts

Posted by Dennis Najjar on Thu, Oct 29, 02015

Missed our latest posts? We decided to make it easy on you and created a selection of some of the highlights for you right here.

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Tags: small business bookkeeping, accounting tips

More Nonprofits Hiring Outside Bookkeeping Services

Posted by Dennis Najjar on Fri, Oct 23, 02015

Most nonprofit organizations run on tight budgets and depend on the goodwill of volunteers rather than contracting for outside services. While this is fine for most of their needs, applying this method to accounting often results in disaster.

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Tags: outsourced accounting

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