Articles About Bookkeeping, Payroll and Business

Starting Up A New Business? Here’s How To Calculate Your Costs

By CheckWrite / April 20, 2021

How much money will it take to start your new small business? Calculating the startup costs for your small business can be challenging. These numbers are essential to request funding to attract investors, and estimate a return on your investment. Here’s what you need to know. Figure out your costs before you launch that new…

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Five Reasons To Outsource Your Upper Valley Business Payroll Now!

By CheckWrite / March 13, 2021

Do you manage the payroll in your business in-house? Your Upper Valley Business Payroll just might be costing you more than you realize. There are hidden costs from employee productivity to IRS penalties that eat away at your profitability. Here are some tips to save you time and money and massive headaches on your Upper…

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New Quickbooks Online Features For Accountants

By CheckWrite / February 18, 2021

Even is you are aware of most of the features in Quick books Online, it can be tough to track everything during a busy season of bookkeeping. Intuit heard the feedback from Accountants and responded to make QBO more user friendly. Here are some of the latest and upcoming changes to Quick Books Online to…

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The Benefits of Using an Outsourced NH Payroll Service

By CheckWrite / January 17, 2021

What happens when you bookkeeper of 20 years moves or retires or takes a new job? Now, you have to hire a new accountant to manage your books and payroll. There will naturally be a learning curve for any new bookkeeper to manage your books and payroll. That brings us to the question that many…

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IRS Mileage Rate for 2021 Is Here

By CheckWrite / December 28, 2020

Each year we come to the end of the year and the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) comes out with the next years mileage rate. The 2021 IRS business mileage rate will go into effect January 1, 2021. The IRS business mileage standard rate offers U.S. employers a tax-free threshold for their reimbursements. This is important because, in…

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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

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?

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

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

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

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

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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