Keeping the Books: Basic Record Keeping and Accounting for the Successful Small Business

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Dearborn Trade Pub., Feb 1, 2004 - Business & Economics - 210 pages
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Most entrepreneurs enter new ventures because they know something about products or retail or sales and marketing, but even the most dedicated will not succeed unless they learn to keep their financial records in order. In this new and updated 6th edition, the author shares a time-tested recipe for mastering record-keeping essentials for small businesses. It is illustrated with sample forms and worksheets and includes a business resource section and a glossary of accounting terms. systems and keep the right records; prepare financial statements that show where the business stands; analyse cash flow and important benchmarks; keep adequate records to prevent tax time disasters and maximize profits; learn to distinguish an employee from an independent contractor. It also includes a business resource section and glossary of accounting terms, along with proven processes for smart financial record-keeping.

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Linda Pinson is a nationally recognized speaker, award-winning author, educator, consultant and expert in the areas of small business planning and financial management.  Author of numerous bestselling titles for entrepreneurs, she has also developed the popular ""Automate Your Business Plan"" software to accompany the bestselling Anatomy of a Business Plan.  A member of the U.S. Small Business Advisory Council for the past five years, she is an active speaker at the Association of Small Business Development Centers annual conferences and has served as delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business.

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