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  • Mastering your payroll with Zen Payroll

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    One of the useful apps we recommend to our clients with employees is ZenPayroll. As the name suggests, using this app software means that your payroll goes from a complex, difficult task to a place of quiet and peace. You will become the Zen Master of your payroll…without even trying. How ZenPayroll makes you the […]

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  • 6 More Ways To Cut Costs On Your Next Audit

    In a previous post we covered 6 ways to save money on your audit. Here are 6 more! Audits are a necessary evil for a lot of companies and a cost which can in some cases, seem excessive. So you probably want to know how you can save money on your next audit, right? Well, […]

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  • Overcome the difficulty of documentation in the construction industry with cloud accounting

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    Why is it so difficult to maintain adequate records for construction workers? Construction workers live out of their truck and at the job site, which makes keeping track of their records very difficult. Paper receipts, invoices are everywhere. By the time they return to the office to submit their docs to accounting, they are damaged […]

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  • Loan Agreements

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    There are many financial aspects to a loan agreement which require your attention before signing the agreement. Most loan agreements consist of standard legal verbiage; dates, loan amounts, definition of terms, etc. Here are four financial areas that you need to pay attention to: 1) Accounting Basis Most loan agreements require the accounting records to […]

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  • Top 6 Reasons You May Need An Audit

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    The primary reasons you want an audit is not to verify whether fraud exists, or to make sure your bookkeeper is doing your accounting correctly. Rather, the purpose of an audit is to (ahem): “To obtain a CPA’s opinion as to whether the financial statements are presented fairly with respect to GAAP (generally accepted accounting […]

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  • The power of real-time accounting information to help you make good decisions

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    In order to make good financial decisions, one needs accurate records in real-time to monitor the business appropriately. It used to be that financial statements and relevant accounting information would not be available until the end of your financial year. You would provide the detail, and your accountant would pull this together into the required […]

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  • 25 Mistakes Your Bookkeeper May Be Making (That Will Cost You)

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    Here you are working on growing your business, thinking your bookkeeper is the best, keeping your records up to date and reporting all your transactions. You then find out your bookkeeper is not doing what you expected them to do. Here are 25 common bookkeeping mistakes that might indicate your accounting records are not what […]

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  • Tired of getting everything at the last minute? How to plan ahead for month end

    Does it take you all month to finalize the month end? Is your CPA always filing an extension because you do not have your documents ready? Is your audit always delayed because you are making last minute adjustments to your books? You must be tired of everything being done last minute. It is time to […]

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  • 6 ways to save money on your audit

    Getting an audit done for your organization is not as simple as “hiring the auditors” and then sitting back and watching things go smoothly while you focus on doing your job. If you have been part of an audit, or hired auditors, you will know that there is a great deal of your time as […]

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  • Does your auditor understand your business?

    Auditors are required to understand your business; it is a standard of their profession. But do they really understand it? Perhaps the audit firm itself has experience in your industry – and maybe the partner in charge does too. But how about the senior auditor and the junior auditors who spend the majority of the […]

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