Tracking the Health of Your Business Through a General Ledger

The General Ledger—How it Works A general ledger account is an account or record that’s used to sort, store, and summarize your company’s transactions. It’s the lifeblood of your business and provides a report of how healthy it is. General ledger categories include asset accounts, namely cash, accounts receivable (legally enforceable claims for payment held […]

Demystifying Employee vs. Independent Contractor

An employee and independent contractor (self-employed) may do comparable work for your company; however, there are distinct differences between the two. Whether you employ one or both classifications, you need to clearly understand the legal distinctions between them. An employee works exclusively for a single company and will be compensated on a salaried or hourly […]

Small Business and ACA Compliance

Defining Small Business We’re all familiar with the term “small business.” Under this umbrella, the Small Business Administration (SBA) states there are 27 million small businesses in the U.S.; but, depending on who’s using the term, it has different meanings. As mentioned, the SBA defines “small business” as any actively operating company with 500 or […]