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Wanting to Get a Handle on Your Business Finances?

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This basic accounting site is designed to help small business owners, students, or anyone wanting to learn accounting in a simple easy-to-understand language. 

The examples and tips in this accounting site will give you a solid foundation to build your accounting knowledge.

If you are just starting in your journey to understanding accounting basics better or a small business owner desiring to ensure your accounting system is set up correctly, see this twelve lesson accounting series!

This site also offers free accounting software downloads for small business owners. (see details below)

Understanding accounting concepts is a crucial component of a successful small business!

Such as:

You can find the answers to all of these questions and more in the accounting series below…

Basic Accounting Lessons

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

How to Record Journal Entries

Lesson 3

General Accounting Ledger

Lesson 4

Understanding Financial Statements

Lesson 5

Financial Ration Analysis

Lesson 6

How to Figure your Break Even Point

Lesson 7

Cost Accounting Basics

Lesson 8

accounts receivable accounting

Lesson 9

setting up your accounts payable process

Lesson 10

Sales Tax Accounting

Lesson 11

Payroll Accounting

Lesson 12

Free Accounting Software

Most business should and do use a double entry accounting system; however, there are certain circumstances where a small business can use a single entry bookkeeping system such as:
    • a start-up business; or
    • a small business with little or no accounts receivables (money owed to your business by your customers) and few or no liabilities (debts owed by your small business); or
    • a small business that cannot afford expensive accounting software just yet
My free accounting spreadsheets may be just what you need. See this page for details on the free accounting software that you can easily set up and begin to use right away: Free Accounting Software There are also sections of this site devoted to the small business owner such as setting up a petty cash account, free mileage log sheet with all of the required IRS information included, choosing the best small business accounting software, and how to set up payroll.

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