Every entrepreneur needs to understand how money enters and leaves their business.

Bookkeeping for Small Business. A business owner, wearing a head lamp and a helmet, peeks out from behind giant piles of paper, as if he is a worker in some kind of bookkeeping mine.

Can You Really Afford a Bookkeeper?

Can you really afford a bookkeeper? The answer is probably yes. We look at the true cost of doing your own books, and why it usually makes sense to have someone else do it for you.


What Is a General Ledger?

The general ledger is your “source of truth” in bookkeeping. Here’s a simple explanation of what it is, and how to use it in your business.


How (and When) to File a 1099 Form

If you worked with an independent contractor, you may need to file a Form 1099-MISC. This guide will leave you prepared and ready to file your 1099s.