Planning for a Tax Deductible Vacation

Sara
For Business Owners, a business vacation can be a valuable tool and tax deduction. Typically, however, the business owner gets to tax time and finds out there is a big tax liability due. Then the wheels start turning. "What other deductions has she missed? Oh yes, the family vacation!" Thoughts turn to the family vacation and how it could possibly be construed to be a business trip.

Accounting Software – Why It Is Important

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Accounting is an important part of life. It is essential everywhere, be it in shops,  companies, government departments or even at home. Therefore, good books of account are compulsory. Accounting software is a type of application that records and processes accounting transactions according to the rules and regulations set and takes every transactional entry to the final books like the profit and loss account, the trial balance and the balance sheet.

Accounting Software Has Massive Potential For All Small Businesses

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  Owning a small business and being very passionate about it can be really exciting. At least people get to do what they love every day, although they do not find small business accounting to be very exciting at all. And it is one of those chores that can often cause stress, even when you are on vacation. So, how can people make accounting a little more fun and easy around the workplace?

How to Take a Vacation From Your Business

Sara
I once went to a seminar where the presenter was Michael Gerber who wrote the ‘E-Myth’. (The ‘E-Myth stands for the ‘Entrepreneurial Myth’ and it is a great book that everyone starting a business should read.) Anyway, at the morning tea break, Michael said to the audience something like: “I want you to go out now and ring your office and tell them you will not be back for a month.” It was a number of years ago and I can’t remember the timeframe exactly, but I can vividly remember the point he was trying to make.

Why Good Bookkeeping Records are Essential

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It is crucial for a business owner to keep correct bookkeeping records and reports if they want to guarantee a successful business undertaking. Let’s review why this holds true. 1. Make Good Business Choices While every business owner knows and understands the work of the business, it is also extremely important that they can easily get professional accounting information to help them understand the numbers.

Managing a Small Business Enterprise

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Operating a small business enterprise is actually a headache and a challenge indeed at the absolute best of times. It is fairly useful for an individual to have knowledge of strategies about how to manage a small business enterprise, especially when your aspiration is to kick off and run the enterprise appropriately. On the other hand, an effectively drafted and meticulously prepared business strategy assists a good deal in the thorough leadership of a small business.