Business Accounting

Keeping your books in order is an important part of running your business. Get tips on how to do it right in our Business Accounting section.

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Although we’ve seen our fair share of infamous, high-ranking white-collar criminals the last few years, white-collar crime affects all rungs on the corporate ladder. Protecting your company from these kinds of crimes, both inside and outside of your walls, is becoming trickier than ever before.  more...

As a small business owner, establishing the right retirement plan for your company can help ensure a comfortable future for your family, diversify investments, cut your tax bill, and even attract good employees. Find out more about the three most popular retirement plans for small business owners to help you decide the best one for your firm. more...

The only way you can succeed as an entrepreneur is with a phd, according to Steve Bloom, a mortgage expert who has lived through many cyclical ups and downs in the real estate market before the current recession. Phd does not, when it comes to startups, refer to Doctor of Philosophy, but something entirely different—and you don’t necessarily learn it in school. To prove it, Bloom cites the cases of entrepreneurs who defied the odds and have thrived in the dog days of 2009. more...

If you have ever inquired about an accounting position at a business, you've probably seen the phrase "candidates are required to demonstrate a current knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)." But, what exactly is GAAP and why is it a mandatory requirement with today's business accountants? more...