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Small Business Blog, Tips, News, Advice

Where Small Business Owners Learn to Thrive<p>FreshBooks makes accounting painless for millions of small business owners. But your work doesn’t end …

The Day I Learned to Stop Saying “I’m Sorry” - Allison Fallon

It was my first job.<p>Looking back, it wasn’t that big of a deal. I was greeting people at the door of a chain restaurant, asking a simple question, …

How to Set Up Your Firm in the Correct Model

Simply put, a business model is how your firm creates value for and captures value from your customers. What's your model? It's probably an old one. …

PersnicketyPrints

Free Lego Printable Party

Noah is turning 10 this Friday, he wants more Lego’s.<p>When can a child have enough Legos?<p>As we have been planning Noah’s birthday, we thought, <i>“hey, we</i> …

Learning From March Madness: Why Filing an Extension Could Be Your Sleeper Tax Strategy

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s that time of year, and even the casual sports fan gets excited about the annual office pool and NCAA Tournament. The trick is finding the strategy that works best for you in choosing that winning team- it seems everybody …

Personal Finance

Several before & after photos in today's blog post as I talk about doing quick photo edits on my phone. http://t.co/LRCOP3bWVh

Create a Photo Collage with the PicFrame App

In our last PicFrame tutorial, we explained how to combine 2 3×4 images on one 4×6 print. Today, we’ve got 14 photos on one 12×12 print for less than …

All Business Entities Are Not Created Equal: Finding the Perfect One for You

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's tax season -- and with that comes a whole lot of chatter with accountants.<p>In an effort to submit their taxes on time, avoid penalties and include as many itemized reductions as possible, many entrepreneurs are speaking with …

Small Business

No, You Can't Deduct That: 11 Tax Deductions That Can Get You in Trouble

There's a fine line between saving money and triggering an audit. Here's how to take advantage of the trickiest of tax deductions.<p>Ah, tax time--the one and only time when you absolutely must disentangle your personal life from your business. Botch this, and you'll either pay way more tax than you …

Personal Finance

Outsourced Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Reports

Get GrowthForce outsourced bookkeeping, outsourced accounting, and outsourced controller services with financial and management reports that grow …

Decorating with Pictures using Engineer Prints

Hey Everyone! We’re Monica and Jess from East Coast Creative Blog and The LiveWell Network’s DIY show “Knock It Off” and we’re so excited to be a …

How to Make a Yearly Collage Using Instagram + Free Template

I love love love pictures. Taking them, displaying them, playing with them. It probably comes as no surprise that I love Instagram too. At the end of …

How to scan, sign, and send a PDF from your iPhone or iPad, no printer required!

It's not uncommon nowadays for many of us to not have printers at home. For most of us our iPhones and iPads are a portable way to view and store …

Do You Need To File A Tax Return In 2014?

Tax season 2014 opens in just five days. The Internal Revenue Service will process somewhere around 140 million individual tax returns by the time tax season wraps up. Will you be filing one of those returns? And more important, do you need to?<p>Not every person who received income in 2013 has to …

11 Questions To Ask When Hiring A Tax Preparer

I’m constantly asked if I can recommend the perfect tax preparer. The truth is that I can’t. You’re the only one who can find the perfect tax preparer for your taxes: there’s no one size fits all in this business. I can, however, offer you a few tips to help you figure out how to find the best tax …

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs

When Congress threatened “right-sized” budget cuts for the Internal Revenue Service last July, it was a clear swipe at the agency which had been under fire following a number of scandals. House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) announced that the cuts would be in place at IRS “until there …

It’s My Anniversary! – – Eight Years Of Daily Blogging

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014<p>It’s My Anniversary! – – Eight Years Of Daily Blogging<p>On January 2, 2006, I posted my first blog. <b>Eight</b> years ago today. …

JoMarie Looks Back: A Year after Passing the CPA Exam

<i>JoMarie is a past NINJA CPA Blogger.</i> <i>She looks back on her journey and the year since she passed the CPA Exam.</i><p>Hiya, NINJAs!!<p>Jeff asked me to write a …

Big Idea 2014: The Shift Change in Accounting

I can still hear the sound of the factory whistle at the Bethlehem Steel shipyard in Locust Point that signaled the shift change.<p>Welders, …

Human Resources

Weekend Creative | Advent Action Cards

I'm a big fan of Advent calendars.<p>Many of you have seen the Advent boxes I made back in 2007 (<i>inspired by Martha</i>). I'm currently looking for new …

A Picture's worth more than a thousand words

Inspirational advice from 5 unstoppable mom entrepreneurs

November 14, 2013<p>Whether you’re already a mom entrepreneur or thinking about taking the leap, who better to learn from than other brave, adventurous …

CPAs on Tour: It's a New Day for Growth!

<i>[IMGCAP(1)]</i>Location: Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in …

10 True Things About the First Year of Parenthood

I did a ridiculous amount of reading when I was pregnant. I read natural parenting books and baby scheduling books and how to make your baby happy with no crying and eating is good for everyone led by the spirit of "your baby, yourself" books. If there was a book to read, rest assured, I gave it a …

The next Steve Jobs? Craig Winkler makes $96m in a day from Xero, the ‘Apple of accounting’

by Andrew Heathcote<p>The 18 per cent rise in the share price of accounting software company<p>Xeroon Wednesday makes it a bigger company than tech …