Cash flow is a fundamental indicator of financial health. It is crucial to have a solid understanding of where your money is going, and how much is coming in so that your business can stay afloat. Debt management and consistent cash flow are keys to growth, so it is vital to understand the steps to improving and retaining capital. (more…)
Starting a new business is exciting. You have a passion for your product or service, you think you’ve identified the market for it, and you dive in after doing your research. But the statistics are harsh: a full 50% of small businesses fail within the first five years of operation. By year ten, this number skyrockets to a full 70%! And according to the US Small Business Administration, this number can vary so much that the failure rate can be as high as 95% by year five. (more…)
Increased competition can stall business growth, especially for small and medium sized businesses. Without strong sales, a company’s future is at stake. Growing your business is not easy; the dedication and perseverance needed can be overwhelming. But understanding how to manage growth and profitability is key to ensuring longevity. (more…)
Your small or medium sized business can suffer quickly, with long-lasting repercussions, if even one payment is missed. Your cash flow depends on a steady stream of reliable payments from your clients. How do you know when it’s time to hire a collection agency to deal with your outstanding invoices, and what sorts of things should you be doing before that step is even considered? You have legitimate receivables that need to be collected for the sake of your company’s financial health, and a collection agency is a great option when you can no longer do it yourself. (more…)
Tax season isn’t over yet! 2019 still has some deadlines to hit, so make sure you know how to keep your accounting compliant.
From small family-run businesses to large multinational corporations, everyone needs to follow the same sets of rules. This also means that within every level of business, the tax and finance professionals involved are all expected to understand and apply rules and regulations that can be confusing and complicated. (more…)
Feeling overwhelmed with financial and accounting tasks? Have you ever wondered when it’s time to outsource some of your bookkeeping?
As a small business owner, one of the most important decisions you can make is whether to keep your accounting in-house, or to outsource it to a specialist. (more…)