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Accounting, business and technology insights for those who are blazing their own trail to success.

Small Business Accounting & Taxes - My Year-End To-Do List

It's crazy how time flies, especially for small businesses. Another year is coming to a close and as a small business owner there are things that you need to do to prepare for your calendar year-end and your fiscal year-end. In some cases, these two events might even coincide. To alleviate some frustration and to help you understand what you should focus on — from a "small business accounting" perspective — I am going to use my business, Momentum Fitness, as our example for today as I detail my year-end to-do list.

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Topics: Canadian Tax Tips, Small Biz Tips, Accounting, Taxes, year-end, to-do list

Every Business Has a Story

One of the best things about working with Kashoo is the opportunity to speak to so many small business owners, and not just about their accounting software. It seems every business owner has a unique story about how and why they started their business and what they hope to achieve with it, and the story doesn’t always end with “profit.”

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Topics: Press, Team Kashoo, Customer Stories

Kashoo’s Online Accounting Software - The Perfect Fit for Small Business

It’s a question we get asked all the time: "Is online accounting software for small business a good idea?” Instead of blowing our own horn, we thought we’d let fellow Canadian Small Business Owners who use Kashoo every day tell you how Kashoo “just works” for their small business.

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Topics: Bookkeeping, Business Insights, Kashoo Accounting, Canadian Business Tips

Open Source Software = A Better Kashoo

In a previous post Kashoo announced the open sourcing of Synctos. As a part of a series of ongoing posts directed to give insight and reveal how Kashoo operates - both our team and our technology - we wanted to give additional context to the previous announcement. While certain aspects of this follow-up may be technical and primarily of interest to many of the software developers who use Kashoo, we hope it will give all readers a glimpse into how Kashoo works and help you understand our excitement about giving back to the open source community.

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Topics: Kashoo Product News, Financial Technology, Software Development, Product

CPA Insight: Closing Your Books at Year-End

As we approach December, small businesses everywhere are getting ready to celebrate another great year. But before you break out the bubbly and go watch the fireworks, it's time to start thinking about closing your books and preparing for tax time with your accountant. So we thought it would be a great idea to interview our very own Controller, Siena, who also happens to be a licensed CPA and uses Kashoo Online Accounting everyday to manage our own books. We asked Siena to give Kashoo subscribers some tips on how to save money and time when preparing to meet their accountant. She provided some very insightful information, which we’re excited to share with our Kashoo family.

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Topics: Business Insights, Small Biz Tips, Accounting, Kashoo Accounting, Team Interviews, Taxes