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    Small Business Accounting

    The  Essentials 

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    Pros and Cons

    Should I hire a bookkeeper?

    Reviewed by Erica Ortiz
    January 11, 2022 | 7 min read
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    Common mistakes

    7 common bookkeeping mistakes

    Reviewed by Sheila Malavet
    February 2, 2022 | 7 min read
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Should I do my business payroll myself?

    Reviewed by Sheila Malavet
    November 4, 2021 | 5 min read
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    Complete Guide

    Best payroll and accounting software for small businesses in 2022

    Reviewed by Sheila Malavet
    March 23, 2022 | 26 min read
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Should I do my own bookkeeping?

    Reviewed by Erica Ortiz
    January 18, 2022 | 6 min read

    Helpful  Resources 

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    Reference

    What is a profit and loss statement?

    Reviewed by Sheila Malavet
    January 21, 2022 | 7 min read
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    Reference

    What is a balance sheet?

    Reviewed by Sheila Malavet
    October 5, 2021 | 9 min read
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    Reference

    How much does a bookkeeper cost?

    Reviewed by Sheila Malavet
    February 22, 2022

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