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Cost of goods sold: How to calculate and record COGS

The cost of goods sold (COGS) refers to the cost of producing an item or service sold by a company.Knowing this can help you calculate your profits.

What is the 8 week covered period for a PPP loan?

PPP loans must be used within 8 weeks to qualify for loan forgiveness. After that period, PPP loans will not be eligible for forgiveness.

What to do if your PPP loan isn't forgiven in full

Disclaimer: Regulations and guidance from the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury on the PPP are evolving rapi...

How to use Excel for accounting and bookkeeping

Learn how to post accounting transactions and create financial statements using Excel spreadsheets. Read about the benefits of converting to accounting software.

The definition of accounting and how to master the basics

Learn about the accounting cycle, and how accountants record transactions using source documents. Use a trial balance to produce financial statements.

Accounting Cycle Definition | Steps and Explanation

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Small business loans: How to apply, pros, cons, and resources to guide you

Financing can be a confusing process. Rest assured, with the following roadmap, you can easily find and secure the small business loans right for you.

Expert advice on filing for business bankruptcy and how to avoid it

Business bankruptcy is not a blanket debt forgiveness plan. Here's what you need to know about filing for bankruptcy and how it can affect your assets.

Business leaders explain what you need to know before you accept a PPP loan

Without much guidence, over 4mm U.S. business owners have accepted Paycheck Protection Program loans. Experts Sara P. and Erik R. answer common questions.

Small business experts share 3 survival tips during COVID-19

To help small businesses manage through the coronavirus, QuickBooks hosted its first in a series of free webinars. Discover business survival tips, here.

9 options for paying your employees when you can’t make payroll

What can you do if you can't make payroll? It's a tricky situation, but there are options for small business owners everywhere.

How to rehire employees laid off due to the coronavirus

You already know who you want on your team, so here are a few steps to help you rehire your employees, get them back on payroll, and get back to work.

The definition of accounting and how to master the basics

What is accounting? What terms and formulas matter? Learn the basics of small business accounting and get started with three downloadable templates.

3 tips to record and track your Paycheck Protection Program loan

The Paycheck Protection Program offers loan forgiveness if you've used the money on qualified expenses. These tips will help you track your spending.

How to set up your business for online sales in 5 easy steps

In tough times, it makes sense to diversify your income streams. Learn how to setup your business for online sales in 5 easy steps.

Cash flow problems? Here's how to bounce back to cash flow positive

Most small business owners experience cash flow problems at some point or another. Here are some suggestions to stay afloat when cash is tight.

How to create a payroll report for PPP loan forgiveness

Under the PPP, loans up to 2.5x monthly payroll expenses are forgiveable. This is how you can create a payroll report to simplify the application process.

Expert advice on how to build resiliency for your small business

How resilient is your small business? 1.) Keep your documents organized 2.) Know emergency loan programs 3.) Have an online presence. These tips & more can help.

Are self-employed workers eligible for the Paycheck Protection Program?

Are you self-employed? Want to find out if you're eligible for the Paycheck Protection Program amid the coronavirus. See this article for guidance.

How to accept digital payments during COVID-19

Digital payments are increasing during COVID-19. Learn how to accept digital payments at your business and their benefits for cash flow.

¿Los trabajadores por cuenta propia son elegibles para el Programa de Protección de Cheques de Pago (PPP)?

Eres trabajador por cuenta propia? Quieres saber si eres elegible para el Programa de Protección de Cheques de Pago en respuesta al coronavirus. Ve este artículo para más información.

Cómo obtener la condonación del préstamo otorgado en virtud del Programa de Protección de Cheques de Pago

Existen 3 simples pasos para obtener Programa de Protección de Cheques de Pago (PPP) y perdon de préstamos. Manten a tus trabajadores en nomina, manten sus sueldos o salarios, manten registro de los costos del Programa de Protección de Cheques de Pago- perdon de préstamos

How to overcome construction accounting challenges in three key areas

Contractors need strong accounting practices and digital tools to support strong financial management.

5 Tips for Choosing a Graphic Designer

A first impression may be a potential customer’s last impression if your marketing materials are sub-par. Make sure that your business cards, brochu...

How to create an emergency preparation and recovery plan

Learn why an emergency preparation checklist is critical for every business. Read more about how to create a checklist to recover from a disaster.

40% are less productive: Work-from-home tips during coronavirus

Nearly 40% of workers say they're less productive since working from home due to COVID-19. Try these tips to boost your productivity during coronavirus.

How To Manage Inventory in a Seasonal Business

When I was working part-time in a stationery store during my college years, I remember taking inventory of all of the store’s Christmas merchandise...

4 work from home tips for business owners

Coronavirus has forced businesses to have their employees work from home. Here are some tips and suggestions to help manage employees virtually.

What solvency is and how it solves your financial woes

Understanding your company's solvency will give you a clear picture of its financial health and allow you to course correct for a brighter business future.

A manager’s guide to leading, motivating, and inspiring virtual teams

As a manager, how can you lead, motivate and inspire virtual teams? This informative guide walks you through some practical steps for remote management.

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