In the world of accounting, there’s a fundamental rule that guides how companies record their sales or services as earned revenue: revenue recognition. This principle serves as the bedrock for accurately portraying a company’s financial health and performance. Let’s look into what it is and why it’s so crucial for businesses. What is Revenue Recognition?
With Whittaker’s advice, we’re as secure as we ever were but growing at the same time. Here’s how. Totten Tubes is America’s most diverse and specialized steel tube & pipe company, serving clients across the entire west coast of North America. We talked to Greg Totten, 3rd generation co-president, on how switching to Whittaker 10
What is Cash Flow? When it comes to understanding cash flow there are a couple of different things you need to be aware of. Cash flow specifically refers to the amount of cash going in and out of a business. There are three distinct categories of cash flow that each refer
Throughout the year we get many inquiries on annual changes in tax laws. This post is a summary of the more frequently asked questions around tax laws in a rapid-fire format. IRS Mileage Rate First will be the IRS standard mileage rate for reimbursement. This would typically be how much a business reimburses employees if
Clients ask accountants quite often questions around the condition of their numbers. Business owners want to know what their financial statements are saying. There is a desire to understand what is going on with their business numerically, and how to make decisions based around that. Are my numbers good or bad? Do I need to
You may recall before the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act, you were able to deduct your state and local taxes on your individual tax return. The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act imposed a deduction limit of $10,000 of state and local taxes on your personal tax return. This has been referred to as
Most taxpayers have gotten very used to taking 100% bonus depreciation. Most of the time, people have been getting used to taking 100% bonus and writing off whatever they’re spending on capEx. This has been the case since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2017 – the Trump tax cuts. You may be thinking
Many small business owners are entrepreneurs who are passionate creators that had an idea for a product or service, but they don’t always possess financial acumen. As a result, some business owners make financial mistakes which can jeopardize their dreams. Here are four of the most common mistakes and how business owners can avoid them.
Business plans are not only for those just setting out on their journey in the marketplace. They are useful when acquiring a new business, forecasting growth, introducing a new product or service, entering a new market, responding to changes in the market or changing a significant aspect of your business. And like any other map,
The most effective way to manage receivables in your business is to put into place a system that allows management the ability to: Provide credit to eligible customers only Keep track of receivables in a timely manner Trigger follow-up calls/emails/letters for reminders/past due/legal action and Trigger when management intervention or legal recourse becomes the next