Articles About Bookkeeping, Payroll and Business

What Can I Claim For Income Deductions? 1

What Can I Claim For Income Deductions?

By CheckWrite / November 20, 2020

Many owners of sole proprietorships, partnerships, S corporations and some trusts and estates may be eligible for a qualified business income (QBI) deduction – also called Section 199A – for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017. The deduction allows eligible taxpayers to deduct up to 20 percent of their qualified business income (QBI), plus…

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The Real Cost Of Manual Time Sheets For Your Business Payroll 2

The Real Cost Of Manual Time Sheets For Your Business Payroll

By CheckWrite / October 16, 2020

Let’s paint the picture of what really happens with time sheets. It’s 8:05 am, your employee Dan just got to work and are settling in at their desk. Fast forward to Thursday evening when that same employee hands in his time card. He wrote down 8:00 am and 5:00 pm on the time card even…

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Payment Methods: What Should You Offer? 3

Payment Methods: What Should You Offer?

By CheckWrite / September 16, 2020

If you are an online business owner, then you will understand how important it is to provide support to your customers when shopping online with your business. With every major tech company providing solutions for online payment purchases, it has never been easier to start accepting payments online. There literally are hundreds of online payment…

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What To Know About PPP Program and Fraud 4

What To Know About PPP Program and Fraud

By CheckWrite / August 20, 2020

Good news to all those that accepted Payroll Protection Monies. The SBA has opened its portal and lenders begin to accept forgiveness appliations. The review process will certainly uncover more potential fraud. Here’s how to be aware and help prevent the issue. As we know the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has provided much needed funds…

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Hiring Employees During COVID-19 5

Hiring Employees During COVID-19

By CheckWrite / July 30, 2020

This year has been a challenge for many small business owners. One of the greatest struggles is hiring new employees. Some companies are bringing on new employees to fill the void of employees that have left due to COVID-19. This has been an element of confusion and fear with the onboarding process and talent acquisition…

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Guidelines 6

PPP Loan Forgiveness Guidelines

By CheckWrite / June 18, 2020

If you were one of the millions of businesses approved for SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, your next step is applying for loan forgiveness. We’ve compiled the information available based on the latest guidelines from the SBA and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Check back here often for updates, as the guidance is subject to change regularly. You…

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How To Help Your Clients Reopen Post-Pandemic 7

How To Help Your Clients Reopen Post-Pandemic

By CheckWrite / May 24, 2020

Many of your clients are thinking about reopening. With them reopening there may be some anxiety about what to expect when they reopen. Although we can’t solve every problem we face because some problems are bigger than us. Here are a few steps to help your clients navigate reopen. Help Them See The Whole Picture…

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What Not To Do In Time Management For Your Business

By CheckWrite / April 15, 2020

One of the most important skills that any entrepreneur can have its time management skills. In small towns, many entrepreneurs tend to have more than one line of business. Some have seasonal businesses, and some have more than one business. When you are in a smaller market, diversity in generating an income makes a lot…

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COVID-19: How To Work From Home Sucessfully 8

COVID-19: How To Work From Home Sucessfully

By CheckWrite / March 21, 2020

Many employers around the United States are now taking precautions to reduce the spread of Covid-19 as the number of cases continues to grow. It is amazing that less than two weeks ago there were very few cases, but now it is topping more than 25 thousand and growing. The option for employees to work…

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How Can The Coronavirus Affect Your Business? 9

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 10

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? 11

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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