All posts by Donna Whittington

Understand Financial and Legal Procedures with the Help of Your Accountant

When you start a business, you want to do your best to make it a success. But sometimes, the answer is not to work harder but to work smarter. And…

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What Are First Steps in Starting a Business?

First, find a problem to solve. When you start a business, you’re solving a problem. Shredded vegetables? You’re saving us time. Shoes that fit? You’re providing us comfort. Car rental…

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What Taxpayers should do after a Natural Disaster

In recent years, the IRS has recently extended deadlines for filing returns and paying taxes for taxpayers affected by recent natural disasters.  This includes people who live in some counties…

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Avoid Making These 4 Common Business Accounting Mistakes

The National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) reports on a U.S. Bank study, which claims that 82% of all business failures are related to poor cash flow management. Your accounting functions are…

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Creating a Nonprofit Organization: Mission and Vision Statements

We’ve talked about some basics of creating your nonprofit organization. Now, you’ll want to craft your organization’s mission and vision statements. What is a Mission Statement? A mission statement is…

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Tips to Start a Business In Your Spare Time

It is often a good idea to start a business in your spare time. This allows you to continue to pay the bills while you are working on building a…

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How to Find the Right Accounting Firm for Your Business

You’ve started a business and things have started to gain some traction. Up until now, you’ve done your own bookkeeping, but as your business continues to grow, you realize that…

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Why Are You Having Financial Problems Despite High Sales Numbers?

There are times when it looks like everything is going well in business and suddenly, it runs into financial issues. This happens despite the fact that business seems to be…

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Make Sense of Reports and Irregularities with the Help of Your Accountant

When you’re running a business, making money is one of your most important aims. And yet, it’s very easy for people to lose track of their financial situation because they…

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3 Business Expenses That Will Save You Money in the Long Run

Often, when you’re thinking about the finances of your company, you’re thinking about where you can cut costs. In fact, the whole idea of the “lean” startup has really taken…

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