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Depreciation accounting can seem a bit overwhelming, but once you learn a little bit about why depreciation is necessary and how depreciation formulas work, you’ll see it’s fairly straightforward and easy to understand.  Of course, there are some intricacies, and it can be a bit more complex depending on the type of business you are …

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The Heart of Every Small Business Doing a cash flow analysis for a small business can make a huge difference when it comes to determining whether or not your business is on the right track. The objective in any business is to make a profit but you can’t really be sure you’re actually doing that …

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The decision to capitalize assets or record a purchase as an expense is an area of accounting that confuses many bookkeepers and small business owners. For accounting purposes, always consult the guidelines and accounting principles found in the GAAP when in doubt. The process of writing off an asset can be done in several ways …

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Your accounting work involves a lot of repetition. You send invoices. Pay bills. Create purchase orders. Generate payroll checks and submit payroll taxes. Some of the time, you only fill out those transaction forms once. You might be doing a one-time purchase, like paying for some new office furniture. Other times, though, you’re paying or …

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