Category Archives: small business accounting

Business Valuation as it relates to Business Sale Price Calculation and Working Capital

General definition. Current assets – current liabilities = Net Working Capital In most cases the valuation of a business does not include the net working capital of the business at the time of the valuation. Working capital is often excluded from valuations so that business values can be compared to other similar businesses without the […]

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Best Basic Accounting Book for Small Business Owners and Buyers

I found this basic accounting guide and it’s the best I’ve seen at presenting basic small business accounting in an easy to follow manner. This book is under 100 pages and under $10…if you’re a small business owner this could be the best $10 you ever spent.   Accounting Made Simple – Understanding Accounting Principles […]

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So you’re in business..how do you get out?

I was meeting with a business owner the other day and he said to me “When I started this business I never gave any thought to how I would get out of it, never crossed my mind.” His business now does over $3 million in sales and has significant value….but no where near the value […]

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The Good, the Bad and the Overlooked

What you don’t know can hurt you! What small business owners need to know about the 2013 Tax Law changes

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Using Credit Cards for your Small Business Financing

I see many, many small businesses that use the business owners’ personal credit cards to finance their business. Although this is often an easy source of cash it can be a terrible way to manage and grow your small business. Often the biggest issue we see is that the business owner doesn’t understand the relationship […]

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Options for Small Business Accounting

Over the years I have tried a variety of small business accounting solutions.  A huge leap forward for small businesses is the cloud based small business accounting software. Based on my experience a small business’ best option is a “cloud” based solution. A cloud based small business accounting package has some significant advantages and a […]

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30 Second Biz Lesson – Bad Debts!

You better get paid for what you sell or you’re going to be doing a lot of catching up. For other Business information form interesting people visit TheHub click here.

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Small Business Accounting Cash vs Accrual Made Easy

Small business accounting – Cash vs Accrual – Does it matter? Yes it Does. It is not uncommon for us to receive financial information from business owners where for instance the tax returns are done on a cash basis and the financials are done on accrual basis. Often they are technically both correct but just […]

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