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Collections Agent

Collections Agent

When a company is unable to collect debts from their customers, they are often forced to turn to the services of a collections agent. A collection agent operates as a third-party liaison between businesses and their debtors, helping to resolve … Read More

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Quickbooks Capital Offers Business Loans Through Quickbooks

Quickbooks Capital Offers Business Loans Through Quickbooks

Intuit Inc., the company behind Turbotax and Quickbooks accounting software, offers small businesses the ability to get loans through Quickbooks itself with Quickbooks Capital. The program began in 2017 and initially offered loans up to $35,000 over six months but … Read More

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What Is an Aging Report? How To Tell if Your Company Is Healthy

What Is an Aging Report? How To Tell if Your Company Is Healthy

Creating a solid cash flow for your business relies on optimizing how money comes in and goes out. You send out invoices, and ideally, people pay you the total amount without becoming past due. You place orders and pay on … Read More

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Why You Need to Know the Average Collection Period Formula

Why You Need to Know the Average Collection Period Formula

Banks like to see large values for accounts receivable on a company's balance sheet. A larger value of accounts receivable proves that a company gets a healthy amount of business and generally indicates solid cash flow. Having more money in … Read More

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Collections Management

Collections Management

Bookkeeping can be overwhelming if you let it be. There are many moving parts to keep track of, including invoices, receipts, bills, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and more. And all this has to be meticulously maintained to maintain financial excellence … Read More

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How to Handle a Credit Balance

How to Handle a Credit Balance

When a company's accountant or bookkeeper opens up the subsidiary ledger to check the account balances, occasionally, they may run into a situation where they have a credit balance. A credit balance can seem odd because it indicates that your … Read More

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Accounts Receivable Reconciliation: A How-To

Accounts Receivable Reconciliation: A How-To

Accounts Receivable Reconciliation: A How-To Every business needs positive cash flow. That's probably not a revelation, but how do you know how much money you've been paid and how much is still owed to you? Accounts Receivable Reconciliation is the … Read More

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Is Accounts Receivable a Liability or an Asset?

Is Accounts Receivable a Liability or an Asset?

Terminology is important. When you call something a "liability" or an "asset," you need to remember that you're not describing how we feel about that object or concept — you're using terms that someone in bookkeeping would use to relate … Read More

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Invoice vs Statement: What's the Difference?

Invoice vs Statement: What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between an invoice vs a statement? Invoices and statements can sometimes seem identical. If you're a small business owner, your bookkeeping staff has sent and received both types of documents many times, but perhaps never really … Read More

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Send Email from Quickbooks Through Gmail, Webmail, and Outlook

Send Email from Quickbooks Through Gmail, Webmail, and Outlook

If you spend a lot of time using QuickBooks, you might be pleased to find out that you can send email through the software. Intuit QuickBooks integrates with several major email providers, allowing you to send messages quickly and easily. … Read More

Featured Post
Collections Agent

Collections Agent

When a company is unable to collect debts from their customers, they are often forced to turn to the services of a collections agent. A collection agent operates as a third-party liaison between businesses and their debtors, helping to resolve … Read More

Featured Post
Quickbooks Capital Offers Business Loans Through Quickbooks

Quickbooks Capital Offers Business Loans Through Quickbooks

Intuit Inc., the company behind Turbotax and Quickbooks accounting software, offers small businesses the ability to get loans through Quickbooks itself with Quickbooks Capital. The program began in 2017 and initially offered loans up to $35,000 over six months but … Read More

Featured Post
What Is an Aging Report? How To Tell if Your Company Is Healthy

What Is an Aging Report? How To Tell if Your Company Is Healthy

Creating a solid cash flow for your business relies on optimizing how money comes in and goes out. You send out invoices, and ideally, people pay you the total amount without becoming past due. You place orders and pay on … Read More

Featured Post
Why You Need to Know the Average Collection Period Formula

Why You Need to Know the Average Collection Period Formula

Banks like to see large values for accounts receivable on a company's balance sheet. A larger value of accounts receivable proves that a company gets a healthy amount of business and generally indicates solid cash flow. Having more money in … Read More

Featured Post
Collections Management

Collections Management

Bookkeeping can be overwhelming if you let it be. There are many moving parts to keep track of, including invoices, receipts, bills, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and more. And all this has to be meticulously maintained to maintain financial excellence … Read More

Featured Post
How to Handle a Credit Balance

How to Handle a Credit Balance

When a company's accountant or bookkeeper opens up the subsidiary ledger to check the account balances, occasionally, they may run into a situation where they have a credit balance. A credit balance can seem odd because it indicates that your … Read More

Featured Post
Accounts Receivable Reconciliation: A How-To

Accounts Receivable Reconciliation: A How-To

Accounts Receivable Reconciliation: A How-To Every business needs positive cash flow. That's probably not a revelation, but how do you know how much money you've been paid and how much is still owed to you? Accounts Receivable Reconciliation is the … Read More

Featured Post
Is Accounts Receivable a Liability or an Asset?

Is Accounts Receivable a Liability or an Asset?

Terminology is important. When you call something a "liability" or an "asset," you need to remember that you're not describing how we feel about that object or concept — you're using terms that someone in bookkeeping would use to relate … Read More

Featured Post
Invoice vs Statement: What's the Difference?

Invoice vs Statement: What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between an invoice vs a statement? Invoices and statements can sometimes seem identical. If you're a small business owner, your bookkeeping staff has sent and received both types of documents many times, but perhaps never really … Read More

Featured Post
Send Email from Quickbooks Through Gmail, Webmail, and Outlook

Send Email from Quickbooks Through Gmail, Webmail, and Outlook

If you spend a lot of time using QuickBooks, you might be pleased to find out that you can send email through the software. Intuit QuickBooks integrates with several major email providers, allowing you to send messages quickly and easily. … Read More

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