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Should I hire an accountant for my small business?

Deciding whether or not to hire an accountant can be a tough decision. The reality is that accountants offer valuable insights that can help you succeed. See how an accountant’s viewpoints can add value to your small business, no matter what stage of growth you’re in.

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Year end resolution: stop neglecting your cash flow

Running out of cash is the second most common reason small businesses fail. Learn how to understand cash flow and manage it right with tips from a CPA.

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Your ultimate guide to fearless filing

Filing taxes for the first time is confusing when you’re a small business owner or freelancer. Conquer your fears—and your year end—with Wave’s Fearless Filing Guide. Read case studies and get real tips to make working with your accountant easier.

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Tackle year end like a boss

Year end is a stressful time for freelancers and small business owners. But did you know it’s also the best time to take control of your business and influence its growth? We’ve got four steps you can follow to overcome year-end stress and get empowered.

Know Your Numbers: Webinar Recording

Imagine feeling at peace, because you verified every transaction in your bank accounts is spot on accurate in less than an hour. Imagine with a few clicks of the mouse, you have business data that tells you the steps to take to achieve your goals. You are not in business to maybe know your results. You are in business to KNOW YOUR NUMBERS and serve your clients.

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When is accounting not accounting? (And what is accounting anyway?)

If you look at online reviews lately, the term “accounting software” gets applied to anything capable of adding two numbers together. So expense trackers, invoicing applications and other lightweight software in the cloud get lumped in with real, double entry accounting applications like Wave. It drives me nuts.

5 tips to avoid an audit

Few words strike fear into an entrepreneur’s heart more so than the word audit. Many of us dread the day we get that letter, phone call, or (even worse) surprise visit from a representative of the CRA or IRS. Thankfully, here are five things you can do to greatly reduce your chance of receiving one of these impromptu visits.

5 tips from a bookkeeper to stay on top of your bills and invoices

This post by guest blogger Mathew Heggem appears as part of our series Small Business 500.

Accounting tips for photographers

Greg Benson, a photography blogger provides valuable accounting tips as part of his “Tips for Young Creatives” series.