Small Business Accounting

Small Business Accounting

calculator-385506_1280Numbers are the language of business and accounting is the discipline that keeps track of the numbers and helps you stay out of trouble.  This includes crucial areas like taxes and cash flow but the list goes on. Which is precisely why the old saying "the right accountant could be your best hire" is so true.

In this section, we'll share resources and ideas for you to consider as you navigate your business. But again, if you need help in this area, get it.  There are a lot of good accountants out there and this is an area many green industry contractors need assistance with.

Accounting Software for Landscape Today

Getting Started with Accounting Software

Whether you are looking to leave the world of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets or step up to a more robust accounting system, finding and picking out the right accounting software package is not easy.  It is a demanding decision and one you want to get right. Lucky for all of us, the web is loaded with […]


Bookkeeping Basics for Small Business

  By JamieD Published: March 24, 2010, Updated: February 16, 2011 on Whether you keep your books on paper, through computer software, or hire an accountant or bookkeeping expert, proper bookkeeping practices are important to the operation and survival of any business. Without them, your business is susceptible to not only cash flow issues, but potential legal problems […]

Small Business Accounting

Of all the systems a small business needs, the accounting system is arguably the most important.  Yes, you need marketing, yes sales, yes operations, HR, and lots more.  But how do you know what you can afford, what you can and should pay, and most important, what you can cash flow?  The accounting system is […]


Understanding Gross Margin

Ignoring your financial statement is like ignoring the health of your business. Startups and new business owners often overlook understanding gross margin. This can have a direct impact on your ability to effectively manage a growing business, price your products, and most importantly, make a profit. Gross Margin Overview The gross margin represents the percent […]

Small Business Accounting Resources

Small Business Accounting