Excel is one of those products that is often misunderstood, and misused. Although it is great for quick equations, reports and other uses, many tend to use it as a one-stop accountant. However, this tends to quickly go awry - one wrong keystroke could lead to many, many errors. Unfortunately, Excel for accounting doesn't equal success - here are three reasons why.
Being your own boss is about as American as apple pie
You can make your own hours, hire and fire at will, and even exercise sole executive authority in deciding whether to re-invest annual profits or splurge on a well-deserved upgrade to the office coffee maker. You should be proud to embody the tough, true-blue, oh-so-American entrepreneurial spirit!
Uncle Sam recently offered America's hardworking taxpayers a helpful "tip" to ensure that the IRS gets paid next year. Even if you were sitting around wondering, "When would be a good time to set up a system to organize my tax records?" the IRS' answer probably won't shock you: the time is "now."
Tax season seems to sneak up on us each spring, making the first few months of the year frantic as businesses attempt to scrounge for all their receipts and invoices. Taking the extra steps throughout the year to ensure you're prepared for the season can make a significant difference.