With every business decision that you make, you probably try to calculate how much money you’ll need to spend versus how much money you could save. If you’re considering finally hiring a CPA, you should know that a CPA helps to save you money in many different ways. And, if you already have a CPA, you should know that they are definitely earning their keep. Following are nine ways that a CPA helps save you money, no matter what size business you have.
Did you know that your business has a credit score? It’s similar to your personal credit score – it tracks missed and late payments, if you’ve defaulted on loans, and your business’s assets and liabilities. But unlike your personal credit score, it’s not compiled by a credit bureau. People pulling your business’ credit score most commonly pull it from a company called Dun and Bradstreet.
If things work out the way they are planned, you may be receiving a second stimulus check in the coming weeks. Nothing is yet guaranteed, but there are certainly plenty of people who are banking on getting a financial boost from the government during this COVID situation. Any money that may be forthcoming won’t be life-altering, but there are smarter ways than others to use your next stimulus check. If you want to get the most value out of anything you do receive, consider the following suggestions for using your stimulus money.
Since a lot of employees are working from home now, it makes sense that employers are looking for efficient ways to track employee time. Even though employees do have more autonomy over their working time, you still need to ensure that you’re not paying for excess idle time. Most professionals can be trusted to work when they’re supposed to, but there will always be some people who try to take advantage of the working from home situation. Following are some considerations to keep in mind and some ideas about various ways to track employee time.
Do you know how much inventory is in your warehouse right now? If the answer is a shrug, you would do well to learn about inventory management. Businesses which rely on the sale of physical goods must learn how to manage the flow of those goods in and out of their warehouse.