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How Can The Coronavirus Affect Your Business?

By CheckWrite / February 21, 2020

Whatever you do in business when hearing about the Coronavirus in Vermont or New Hampshire, don’t panic. Protecting You and Your Workforce If you are a sole proprietor, then you only need to think about yourself and how to protect yourself if it comes to your area. If you have employees, you do have an…

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Your Accountant, Bookkeeper, and Payroll Partner Should Be Handling These Items

By CheckWrite / January 11, 2020

Most business owners focus on the core of their business and what they are good at. These services are at the core of who they are as a business and managing the books takes away from the core. More than 80% of small business owners use accountants or bookkeepers to manage their books and/or prepare…

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Are Your Labor Costs To High?

By CheckWrite / December 20, 2019

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, labor costs are one of the largest expenses for any business to absorb. Each industry is different, but in the retail industry which is a very large percentage of businesses in America is roughly 20% of total revenue. In other industries like the hospitality industry those percentages get…

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Separation For Personal and Business Finances is Best

By CheckWrite / November 29, 2019

As a business owner, you have two areas of your life, personal and business. In your personal life you need to manage the personal finances and home affairs. In business, you need to manage your business finances, employees, products, services etc.. From a business point of view, it might seem easy to lump personal and…

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Top Questions To Ask A Payroll Provider

By CheckWrite / October 19, 2019

Payroll mistakes in your business can happen faster than you think. These mistakes often are costly and time-consuming to fix too. Payroll services are not created equal. For most small businesses, payroll services come down to features, support, and flexibility. You should assess any payroll provider by these capabilities.  Payroll process times Tax protections Customer…

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Tips For Paying The IRS For Payroll Taxes

By CheckWrite / September 21, 2019

Taxes have been around for decades and aren’t going away any time soon. President Lincoln created the Internal Revenue Service and introduced the first income tax in 1862 to pay for the very costly North’s civil war expenses. When there is war, there are taxes to finance it. Taxes are part of our everyday life.…

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Advantages Of Forming Strategic Partnerships

By CheckWrite / August 24, 2019

Relationships are the foundation of successful businesses. This is especially true for businesses that work with customers in service-based businesses. As you know, this can take a lot of time and patience. Here are some tips to help you to build better strategic relationships. Establish Credibility: Aligning with reputable companies gives prospects confidence in your reliability and…

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5 DIY Quickbooks Mistakes You Should Fix

By CheckWrite / July 17, 2019

Most small business owners use QuickBooks today either online or the desktop version. Do you ever get the nagging feeling that you are doing something wrong in Quickbooks? Listen to that nagging feeling, unless you are an accountant you just might be doing something wrong. The bad news is those errors in QuickBooks will come…

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What About Lowering Your Self Employment Taxes?

By CheckWrite / June 20, 2019

A self-employed small business owner or potential small businesses owner, making sure you pay the correct amount of state and federal income taxes, benefits and payroll taxes on your own can and often is complicated. If you are entering the world of self-employment for the first time, you may not be aware of how much…

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Three Ways To Help You Get Paid Faster From Clients

By CheckWrite / May 17, 2019

Unpaid invoices and delayed payments can cripple a small business. This can put an unnecessary strain on cash flow that can be prevent and help you get paid faster. Late payments can make it difficult for a small business owner to cover operating costs, inventory needs and even payroll for employees. These are common challenges…

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Are Read To Offer Health Insurance?

By CheckWrite / April 27, 2019

Have you thought about offering your employees health insurance? Do you have more than 20 employees? If you have fewer than 50 employees you may not be required to offer health insurance, but you can gain a competitive edge over your competition if you do offer it. Am I required to offer health insurance? If…

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Four Bookkeeping Tips For Starting An Online Store

By CheckWrite / March 13, 2019

Are you thinking about starting an online store this year? If so, there is one thing to remember, “you have to provide stellar service”  for your customers. Good Bookkeeping habits in your store and in Quickbooks will help you to provide that stellar service. It may seem like common sense, but many businesses have a…

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