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2018 Tax Changes (Explained as Best as Humanly Possible)

To put it very (very) mildly, the new tax bill is not without its problems. In their newsletter attempting to explain the new bill's changes, the American Institute for Public Bookkeepers (AIPB)…

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Feature Spotlight: Davidson Wicker, CEO of Ravetree

As those of you who have known us over the last few years are aware, The Bookkeeper grew quickly. When new employees were brought on board, it became obvious that our old, piecemeal system of digital…

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Staying (Financially) Fit Over the Holidays

With Halloween only 12 days away, we are officially in the holiday season. This is my favorite time of year, and I understand the temptation to let work slide as I give into the distraction of…

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Why “Cheap & Easy” Online Bookkeeping Services are Neither

Online "full-service" bookkeeping companies have been on my mind a lot lately. Mostly, it's because we've recently had to do so much clean-up work for clients who have previously used these services…

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Local Entrepreneur Spotlight: An Interview with Dave Baldwin of Baldwin Management Consultants

Courtney recently sat down with Dave Baldwin, of Baldwin Management Consultants, in Raleigh. From his website: "Dave Baldwin is an experienced marketer and self-taught entrepreneur who first went…

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When you’re hungry, E.A.T.

Every small business has, or should have a marketing strategy. If, like us, you sell to other businesses instead of directly to consumers, referrals are likely a huge part of that strategy. I have…

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Guest Post: “What Does Marketing Strategy Have to do with Bookkeeping?” by Haley Lynn Gray

I have run across more than a few small business owners - some doing okay for themselves, others not - who take the shotgun approach when it comes to marketing their business. The first key is when…

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Digging into Profitability

If you're paying even the tiniest bit of attention to your books, you are familiar with your Profit & Loss statement: namely, how much you are making or losing over a period of time (whether…

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Client Spotlight: Annelies Gentile, A Conduit for Change

  We often like to make time to feature clients who have interesting experiences or businesses, whom we'd like to shine a spotlight upon. This week, our friend Annelies was kind enough to…

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The 3 Most Common MLM Tax Myths

Multi-level marketing companies (MLMs) have exploded over the last decade. Tens of millions of Americans participate in MLMs or "network marketing". There have been countless articles written over…

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