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The Magical Debt Repayment Plan

The recession has pushed even the most financially responsible persons amongst us, into a debt crisis. The interest on arrear/late payments exacerbates the situation even further. The pile of bills ..
(November 03, 2008)
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 | Finance/Debt-Management | Visitors: 201

Fixed Assets and Depreciation

Both accountants and business people are grappling with the controversial accounting term known as depreciation. When financial statements are prepared the depreciation figure can be confusing. It ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Uncovering Missing Income and Expenses

In many small businesses, proper accounting is overlooked. Fact is, many of the income and expense items, go undeclared due to a weak accounting system. Even with a good accounting package, expenses ..
(July 20, 2008)
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Is Your Business Loan For Expansion Or Consumption?

The biggest concern with most budding entrepreneurs, is the availability of start up capital. A wide array of organizations, are availing funds to small business. Business loans are however, are ..
(July 22, 2008)
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 | Finance/Commercial-Loans | Visitors: 222

Tough Times, For the Tough Entrepreneur

The harsh realities of the world recession are starting to bite and it is affecting working people and entrepreneurs alike. The entrepreneur especially, can feel the sting of the high fuel prices, ..
(July 10, 2008)
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 | Business/Entrepreneurialism | Visitors: 215

Analyzing Your Bank Statement On a Daily Basis

How many business owners take out the time to review and analyze their bank statements, daily? When we perform accounting tasks we basically record data from the bank statement and perform ..
(April 07, 2008)
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 | Finance | Visitors: 212

Working Papers - The Building Blocks Of Financial Statements

The organizations financial statements are the final report card after a certain period (mostly twelve months). Your bank or other third parties will evaluate this highly important document, to reach .
(March 30, 2008)
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Double Check Your Annual Payroll Figures and Tax

Payroll administration is a specialized section of accounting. Payroll software lightens the burden on many employers significantly. If used properly, a payroll system can add value to the business. .
(March 17, 2008)
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Trucking Contracts - Costing And Budgeting

Road transport is growing, world wide due to the unreliability of railway companies. In many regions, road transport has supplanted rail transport. Trucking associations form the backbone of the ..
(March 11, 2008)
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 | Automotive/Trucks | Visitors: 312

Why Accounting Software Cannot Replace The Accountant

It is a common misconception that accounting software can and will replace an accountant. Accounting software is a means to an end, not an end in itself. Many software companies promote their ..
(March 09, 2008)
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Bank Reconciliations - How To Reconstruct A Bank Statement

A challenging part of accounting can be the bank reconciliation. To some bookkeepers recons are fun, to others, it is nothing but a tedious bore. Whatever way we look at it, it is a function of ..
(February 27, 2008)
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Proper Inventory Control

Inventory or stock as it is also called, can devastate a business. A business carrying inventory has a much more difficult chance of survival, as opposed to a business rendering a mere service. A ..
(February 24, 2008)
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From Boring Accountant to Dynamic Accounting Artist!

The accountant is widely considered to be a human computer without a personality. They often the target of vicious jokes in publications, e-mails and discussions. Accounting students at colleges are ..
(February 18, 2008)
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Important Income And Expense Categories That Guarantees Profits

An income statement should be analyzed prior to budgeting, to identify trends in income and expenses. If abnormal expenses are incurred, the business will suffer major setbacks. On the strength of ..
(February 12, 2008)
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Determining A Profit Without An Income Statement

The well-known and elementary method of determining a profit (or loss) is a simple method of deducting expenses from income. This is how accounting students are taught in Accounting 101, or at ..
(February 10, 2008)
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Accounting for Growth, Not for Tax

Financial statements and reports is important information in large corporations, government and not-for- profit organizations. Annual general meetings of the said organizations cannot run smoothly ..
(February 10, 2008)
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Depreciation - Useful Life, or Economic Life

Depreciation is the definition in accounting for a reasonable estimate, in monetary terms for the devaluation of an asset over a period in time. Since most assets are capitalized on the balance ..
(February 10, 2008)
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Unconventional Budgeting and Cash Flow Forecasting

Budgeting in a small business is a neglected area. It is only when business plans are required that the business owner will prepare a cash flow forecast or budget. Most businesses divorce the budget .
(February 07, 2008)
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Do You Need A Loan To Finance A Small Business?

This is the question raised by any person that considers starting a business. It would seem, impossible, to start a business without capital, or is it? It is the excuse that precludes many from ..
(February 03, 2008)
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 | Finance/Loans | Visitors: 194

Business Consulting And Advice On-Line Without Any Hassles

The Internet has not only turned the world into a global village, but has improved the world of business and knowledge, in general. No longer, do we need to spend hours in libraries, to research a ..
(February 03, 2008)
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 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online | Visitors: 146

Accounting for Insurance Claim Settlements

Insurance is a necessity in any business. Businesses cover themselves against losses such as fire, theft and unexpected natural disasters. It is with the bookkeeping or accounting that owners get it ..
(January 28, 2008)
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Marketing And Sales - A Money Game, Not A Numbers Game

Businesses die, if they fail to market, that's a given. Surveys, worldwide reveal that small businesses overlook their marketing, leading to business failure. Less than 20% of the small businesses ..
(January 23, 2008)
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 | Business/Marketing | Visitors: 201

The Cash Accounting Gap

Cash is King, so they say, but cash is also a double- edged sword. It is the lifeblood of your business, but can also become a curse. Be vigilant, and take extra care when dealing and accounting for ..
(January 23, 2008)
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Small Business Management - A Balancing Act - Part One

So you have taken the plunge, and embarked on the painful, yet rewarding journey of starting you own business. With so many books on small business management, and advisors offering help, what do you .
(January 17, 2008)
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