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Calculator and person working on accounting (caption: Finances for Busiensses)Keeping your finances organized and running like a well-oiled machine can make or break any small business. Don’t have time to stay on top of it all? Who does?! Our finance experts comprehensively review the latest solutions for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Our articles cover everything from accounting, payroll and taxes to online lending, crowdfunding and franchising opportunities.

Article Overview

Overcome Your Income & Expense Tracking Woes

Calculator and paper receiptYou don’t have to be an accounting wiz to master your company’s books. Our experts review the best online accounting software and compare pricing, pros, cons, and user feedback so you can more efficiently manage your income and expenses. Many of these scalable solutions allow you to knock off multiple tasks in one platform — pay bills, create and send invoices, accept online payments from customers or clients, run financial statements and much more.

Don’t Forget Receipts

Keeping track of business-related receipts can be a huge hassle when you’re always on-the-go. One of the best ways to keep your receipts in order — and go paperless! — is by using receipt organizing software. With many of these solutions, you can simply snap a photo of your receipts with your smartphone, and the software organizes them for you. Additionally, you can provide your accountant with access, making the whole process seamless.

Eliminate Those Pesky Payroll Errors

Computer with money iconDid you know that an alarming 1 in every 3 small business owners gets penalized by the IRS for payroll errors?1 If you’ve ever run into this problem or you’re still stuck in the dark ages when it comes to your payroll practices, affordable online payroll software solutions for small businesses can save you a ton of headaches. Make sure your employees get paid correctly and on time — and that you stay compliant with all those troublesome regulations.

When It’s Time To File Taxes

Goverment building with dollar signs iconWhether you’re a small business owner or doing your personal taxes, online filing is definitely the way to go (90% of taxes were filed electronically last tax season). But what’s the ideal service to use for your specific filing needs? Our online tax service comparison pits top services head-to-head to help you decide.

Strapped For Cash? Online Funding Sources

People with hand and dollar signs iconWant to expand your business but don’t have enough cash on hand? Need to buy equipment or secure a larger office space? Fortunately, there’s no shortage of online lenders that offer small business loans.

Unlike big commercial banks, these online lenders make it easier for small business owners to get a loan. Our reviews of the best small business loan providers give you qualification requirements, loan terms and limits, APRs and much more information to help you make an informed decision.

Ever Considered Crowdfunding?

If your latest and greatest idea needs a kick-start and you can’t secure the capital you need from your local connections (or qualify for a loan), you may want to consider a crowdfunding site. In our Indiegogo vs Kickstarter review, we tell you how two of the most popular crowdfunding sites can help you launch your next idea, including types of projects accepted, fees and other requirements.

Own A Business Without Starting From Scratch

Cash register and paperwork iconWant to be your own boss without having to build a business from the ground up? Ever considered owning a franchise? We’ve put together a comprehensive guide on what to look for when exploring reputable franchising opportunities. And through extensive research, we’ve found the best franchises to own in such industries as food & beverage, health & wellness, retail and more.

Sources: [1] Entrepreneur 

About The Author:

While attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s graduate school for journalism and public relations in the late 1990s, Sally began a long career researching and writing about business, technical and scientific topics.

Her decades of experience as well as a passion to stay on top of the latest online tools and resources combine to help small businesses (and freelancers like herself) flourish. Her work has appeared in many notable media outlets, including The Washington Post, Entrepreneur, People, Forbes, Huffington Post, and more.

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