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Orcutt Deducting Business Expenses

Deducting Business Expenses: Best and Worst Practices

By Business Advice, Tax Advice

What’s the goal of every business? To make a profit, of course! A business can generate more profit by increasing revenue, managing or reducing expenses, and optimizing tax deductions. These are our recommended best and worst practices for monitoring and deducting business expenses:  Understanding Business Expenses  Expenses are the costs that a company incurs in the process of generating revenue. Importantly, businesses can take properly recorded tax deductions on their income tax returns, provided that the deductions meet IRS guidelines. Deductions fall in three…

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profit vs. cash flow

Profit vs. Cash Flow: How They Function For Your Small Business

By Business Advice

As a small business, your financial health is vital. Profit and cash flow are essential elements of a thriving business, but they aren’t the same thing. As you grow your business, you’ll need to understand the difference between making and managing money. Even if you are the best at selling your products or services, you may fall short if you run into cash problems. Here’s what you need to know about profit vs. cash flow for your small business:  What’s…

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Get a Grip on Your Cash Flow During the Slow Season

Get a Grip on Your Cash Flow During the Slow Season

By Business Advice

With a brand new year upon us, getting your company in shape for success begins with cash flow. For any business offering seasonal services, such as construction, home remodeling, or landscaping, work slows down during the cold months. This makes cash flow planning especially important. If you don’t have a positive cash flow, you will have difficulty financing your operations, paying your vendors, or meeting your payroll when business starts to slow down.  The Importance of a Cash Flow Statement…

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