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"The Balanced Pages" by J&S Accounting is a valuable blog for small business owners. It offers expert financial advice, tax updates, unbiased perspectives on business tools, and insights into entrepreneurial trends. The blog also features success stories, occasional case studies, and will soon provide a platform for community interaction, making it a comprehensive and useful resource for small business owners.

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Updated Payroll Tax Withdrawals with QuickBooks Online: What You Need to Know

Monday, July 15, 2024

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Recently, QuickBooks announced significant changes to its payroll tax withdrawal process. As your trusted accounting partner, we're here to break down these changes and guide you through what they mean for your business.

Budgeting Basics for Your Small Business

Monday, June 24, 2024

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In this blog post, we will delve into the basics of budgeting for your small business, including the importance of revenue forecasting and understanding your costs.

Is Turnover a Problem? Strategies to Keep Employees

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

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Employee retention is a critical issue that many organizations face today. High turnover rates can lead to decreased productivity, increased costs, and negatively impacting company culture.

Want a Productive Day? Prep These 3 Things Before Your Office Hours

Monday, June 10, 2024

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Are you tired of feeling like your days at the office are unproductive and chaotic? Do you wish you could start each day with a clear plan and a positive mindset? If so, you're in luck! In this blog post, we will discuss three essential things you can do before your office hours to set yourself up for a productive day.

Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) Compliance Guide for Business Owners

Thursday, June 06, 2024

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As of January 1, 2024, certain businesses must comply with the Beneficial Ownership Information reporting rule established by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Get to know Schooley Mitchell’s Carter Luciani – your local cost reduction expert.

Monday, June 03, 2024

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Discover how Schooley Mitchell's Carter Luciani can transform the cost structure of your business or nonprofit, enabling you to channel more resources into what truly matters.

J&S Accounting Tips: Why You Should Keep Your Business Finances Separate

Monday, June 03, 2024

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Managing finances can be daunting, especially for business owners. Separating personal and business finances is crucial for clarity and efficiency. This blog will discuss the importance, legal and tax implications, practical steps, long-term benefits, and how J&S Accounting can help.

Get a Grip on Your Books: The Importance of Financial Statements

Monday, May 27, 2024

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As a small business owner, staying on top of your financial statements is crucial for your company's success and growth. J&S Accounting can help you get a handle on your books.

Mastering Restaurant Cash Flow: Top Tips and Tricks

Monday, May 13, 2024

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As a restaurant owner, good cash flow management skills are essential to ensure the success of your business, especially in the fast-paced and competitive restaurant industry. This blog post will discuss the importance of cash flow management and offer tips and tricks to help you master your restaurant's cash flow.

A Business Owner's Guide to Effective Debt Management

Monday, May 06, 2024

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Effective debt management is essential for business owners who wish to maintain financial stability and long-term success.

Freelancers Alert: New Rules for Reporting Income via Paypal, Venmo, or Cash App

Monday, April 29, 2024

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If you receive payments through Paypal, Venmo, or Cash App as a freelancer or side hustler, you should know the new income reporting regulations. The IRS has updated the 1099-K tax form requirements, which will affect how you report your earnings in the future.

Mark Your Calendars for National Small Business Week 2024

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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National Small Business Week 2024 is a time to celebrate the resilience and innovation of small business owners from April 28 to May 4, 2024. Sponsored by the Small Business Administration, it honors their contributions to economic growth and community vitality.

Transform Your Business by Changing Your Financial Perspective!

Monday, March 18, 2024

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Discover the transformative power of a positive money mindset for entrepreneurs. Learn actionable steps to shift from scarcity to abundance, set clear financial goals, view expenses as investments, and celebrate milestones.

How to Determine If Your Business is Flourishing

Monday, March 11, 2024

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Learn to gauge the health of your business with these key indicators: steady revenue growth, strong customer base, positive cash flow, competitive advantage, employee satisfaction, operational efficiency, goal achievement, market position, innovation, and adaptability.

Establishing a Business Emergency Fund: A Crucial Safety Measure!

Monday, March 04, 2024

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Take proactive steps to safeguard your business's stability with an emergency fund. Learn how to start small, trim expenses, open a specialized savings account, automate savings, and adapt over time.

Navigating Accounting Methods: Cash vs. Accrual for Small Businesses

Monday, February 26, 2024

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Explore the nuances of cash and accrual accounting, two fundamental methods that significantly impact financial reporting and tax obligations for small businesses. This comprehensive guide delves into the pros and cons of each method, helping business owners make informed decisions based on factors like size, industry, and transaction complexity. Whether aiming for simplicity with cash accounting or accuracy with accrual, this resource provides insights and expert advice to guide businesses in choosing the most suitable accounting method for their unique needs.

Unlocking Business Success: The Benefits of Outsourcing Your Bookkeeping

Monday, February 12, 2024

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This post emphasizes the advantages of outsourcing bookkeeping services for businesses. It highlights cost savings, access to expertise, time liberation for business focus, and stress-free tax seasons as compelling reasons to consider outsourcing this crucial financial function.

Mastering Cash Flow Management for Business Success

Monday, February 05, 2024

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This article stresses the importance of effective cash flow management for businesses, offering key strategies such as planning for fluctuations, reducing expenditures, and sustaining cash inflows. It advocates consulting with an accountant for expert guidance on assessing reserves and ensuring seamless operations.

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This content is for information purposes only and should not be considered legal, accounting, or tax advice, or a substitute for obtaining such advice specific to your business from a professional accountant. Additional information and exceptions may apply. Applicable laws may vary by state or locality. No assurance is given that the information is comprehensive in its coverage or that it is suitable in dealing with a customer’s particular situation. J&S Accounting does not have any responsibility for updating or revising any information presented herein. Accordingly, the information provided should not be relied upon as a substitute for independent research. J&S Accounting does not warrant that the material contained herein will continue to be accurate, nor that it is completely free of errors when published. Readers and viewers should verify statements before relying on them.