October 18, 2017  
 
  Entrepreneurs  
 

Small Business Accounting Basics

 

 
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As a small business owner, it's important to have a solid grasp of basic accounting principles. If accounting isn't your forte, don't panic -- we've got you covered with a series of articles that will bring you up to speed on small business accounting basics.

Small Business Accounting Basics

  • How To Use An Accountant - Wondering how to use an accountant to help grow your business? We look at things that an accountant can help you with. After all, they can do much more than just crunch numbers.
  • Choosing an Accountant - Wondering how to find a good accountant? This useful article explains what to consider when choosing an accountant for your business.
  • Small Business Accounting - Small business accounting? Most entrepreneurs would rather spend their time developing their product line or growing their client base. But accounting is important.
  • Small Business Budgeting - Small business budgets on your mind? This helpful article, one of many resources for entrepreneurs on this site, gets you started with budgeting for small businesses.
  • Best Practices for Managing Business Expenses - Managing expenses is a challenge for most small business owners, but it's a challenge worth mastering.
  • Small Business Accounting Services - Looking for small business accounting services? We take a look at the options you have to choose from when it comes to doing the accounting for your venture.

  • Budgeting Mistakes - Would't it be horrible if you did everything right to set your business on the path to success, but a few budgeting mistakes ultimately lead to your downfall?
  • Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs: D, E, F - This article, as part of the Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs series, introduces some key accounting terminologies that begin with D and F.
  • Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs: P-Z - This article, as part of the Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs series, introduces some important accounting terminologies. We cover accounting terms starting with the letters P-Z.
  • Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs: G-L - This article, as part of the Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs series, introduces some important accounting terminologies. We cover accounting terms starting with the letters G-L.
  • Breaking Down Break Even Analysis, Part 2 of 2 - This article delves further into the topic and explains breakeven charts, margin of safety and an recommendation on lowering your BEP point.
  • Why Is Accounting Boring? - Why is accounting so boring? For most of us, an accounting discussion is a quick cure for insomnia. But business owners cannot afford to be bored by accounting.
  • How to Embezzle Money - To catch a crook, you have to think like a crook. Learn about these ways to embezzle money so you won't become a victim of embezzlement.
  • Understanding and Computing the Cost of Sales - In order for you to make a useful estimation of the profits to expect out of a business activity you need to establish the costs you'll incur in making sales. It is these expenses that are incurred in bringing a product/service to the market that are referred to as the cost of sales.
  • Breaking Down Break Even Analysis, Part 1 of 2 - This article aims to equip entrepreneurs with an important analytical tool of financial decision making.
  • Earning Money on Business Savings - A growing bank balance often takes entrepreneurs by surprise. Money in the bank can site idle earning no interest. That's a business mistake you will want to be sure to avoid.
  • Accounting Systems for Small Enterprises - How can a small enterprise keep track of its expenses and sales, and the profits it made in a given timeframe? With what tools can a small enterprise estimate its costs of production and make a comparison of its present and past performance? An efficient accounting system is exactly what's required.
  • College Financing for Entrepreneurs - People become entrepreneurs because they want to have more control over providing financial security for themselves and their families. For some entrepreneurs, this also means furthering their children's education -- but saving for college can be difficult for entrepreneurs. Here are some suggestions for small business owners who are trying to fund their kids' higher education.
  • Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs: A - This article, as part of the Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs series, introduces some key accounting terminologies that begin with A.
  • Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs: B, C - This article, as part of the Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs series, introduces some key accounting terminologies that begin with B and C.
  • Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs: M-O - This article, as part of the Accounting Terminology for Entrepreneurs series, introduces some important accounting terminologies. We cover accounting terms starting with the letters M-O.

 

 

 

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