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Meghan Fleury

Marketing Specialist at Ignite Spot who is either in the middle of five books or on a mountain trail.
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12 Silly Tax Write-Offs That Actually Happened [infographic]

BY Meghan Fleury IN Outsourced Accounting Services ON Feb 26, 2015 WITH 1 Comment

The IRS has definitely seen its fair share of creative tax write-off attempts. Some of these deductions are just downright silly. If you're anything like us, you'll be thoroughly surprised at some of the deductions that have actually been accepted. 

Other write-offs, especially for small businesses, aren't that crazy. However, many business owners overlook them during the busy tax season and miss out on the opportunity to deduct these items. 

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Basic Accounting: The Accounting Cycle Explained

BY Meghan Fleury IN Outsourced Accounting Services ON Feb 24, 2015 WITH 1 Comment

We've created this Basic Accounting series to help you understand the fundamentals of accounting. Whether you handle the accounting yourself or have delegated it to an in-house or outsourced accountant, you'll find these posts useful as you review the financ ial health of your company.
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Profit Coaching Roundup: The Company with No Rules

BY Meghan Fleury IN Profitability ON Feb 20, 2015 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

As part of our profit coaching efforts, we try to go beyond number crunching and help clients really grow their business. We weed through a lot of junk on the Internet, but we save the good stuff to share with you. Here's the  most insightful and inspiring bits we found on the world wide web this week:

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Debunking 9 Common Myths About Outsourced Accounting Services

BY Meghan Fleury ON Feb 19, 2015 WITH 8Comments

When you hear the word outsourced, your mind might instantly jump to India. You've now fallen for 1 of the 9 common myths discussed in this post. While outsourcing overseas is not a new idea, U.S. based firms are still in their infancy stage. This can lead to a lot of confusion and misunderstanding about what exactly outsourced accounting services are. 

Due to this lack of understanding, many business owners believe some misconceptions regarding this service. We're here to debunk 9 of the most common of these myths.

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Basic Accounting Terms: Collection and Recording [Infographic]

BY Meghan Fleury IN Outsourced Accounting Services ON Feb 17, 2015 WITH 1 Comment

 We've created this Basic Accounting series to help you understand the fundamentals of accounting. Whether you handle the accounting yourself or have delegated it to an in-house or outsourced accountant, you'll find these posts useful as you review the financial health of your company with your accountant.

Every business has to deal with accounting, but that doesn't mean every business owner understands it. And maybe your company can't afford a bookkeeper yet, so you're trying your hand at it, but feel like you're drowning in terms and equations.

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Profit Coaching Roundup: Inexperience Forces Creation

BY Meghan Fleury IN Profitability ON Feb 13, 2015 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

As part of our profit coaching efforts, we try to go beyond number crunching and help clients really grow their business. We weed through a lot of junk on the Internet, but we save the good stuff to share with you. Here's the 8 most insightful and inspiring bits we found on the world wide web this week:

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5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Avoid Crash and Burn

BY Meghan Fleury IN Profitability ON Feb 12, 2015 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

Entrepreneurship is an all-consuming occupation. It requires ridiculous amounts of time, patience, determination, and hard work. Even with the strictest of dedication, business owners often-times find themselves teetering toward the edge of burnout. Here's some tips for successful entrepreneurs to avoid the abyss:

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2014 Tax Returns and Obamacare: What it Means for You

BY Meghan Fleury IN Outsourced Accounting Services ON Feb 11, 2015 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

We're taking a break this week from our normal business tax preparation series to focus on individual tax returns. This is the first year the Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as Obamacare) will come into play, impacting your return. It's important to understand the rules, regulations, and penalties of Obamacare before having your 2014 tax returns prepared.

Watch the video or read the full article to find out how the Affordable Care Act could affect your taxes this year:

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Basic Accounting: How to Calculate Your Break-Even Point

BY Meghan Fleury IN Profitability ON Feb 10, 2015 WITH 1 Comment

A few months ago we published a short video demonstrating how to calculate your company's break-even point. It quickly became one of our most popular articles because A) it was a super helpful video and B) the break-even equation can be a little confusing for entrepreneurs. We're visiting this equation again because every business owner needs to know the minimum revenue they need to generate in order to stay in business (AKA the break-even).  We hope you find this Slideshare helpful.

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Profit Coaching Roundup: Mentors Throw You in the Fire

BY Meghan Fleury IN Profitability ON Feb 06, 2015 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

As part of our profit coaching efforts, we try to go beyond number crunching and help clients really grow their business. We weed through a lot of junk on the Internet, but we save the good stuff to share with you. Here's the 8 most insightful and inspiring bits we found on the world wide web this week:

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