File Sharing

Practically Perfect PA

I find the best way to tackle the ever-increasing piles of stuff is to have a good filing system in place so that, as my mum used to say, there is a ‘place for everything and everything is in its place’! I have five different types of filing systems that I use everyday. They are: A company-wide online file sharing programme for all important documents that can be accessed by other members of staff (for me this is just my Directors). My email filing system.

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Finance for Recruitment Entrepreneurs

Recruit CRM

Many new entrepreneurs who are not basically finance. professionals, struggle with the jargons used in finance and accounts. structure of finance and accounts required for a small business to start with. in Finance. Important Finance Terms/concepts.

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Where a Career in Finance Can Take You

Dumb Little Man

If you are looking for the perfect career option, you might be thinking about majoring in finance. These are some of the potential careers in finance you can look into. Some people need a lot of help with their personal finances. After majoring in finance, you can choose to help people with their personal finances by becoming a financial planner. You’ll need a broad and varied view of finances and be able to advise on a variety of financial topics.

2017 162

3 Things You Should Keep In Mind About Fiancés and Finances

Dumb Little Man

And yet, finances is another variable that couples must consider seriously before they pledge to a lifelong commitment. If you are thinking of going into a longterm relationship or are already in the middle of one, here is a must-read list of tips about couples and finances. If you’re not feeling convinced, consider that finances are the number one cause of relationships stress. See Also: 5 Ground Rules to Keep Finances from Killing Your Relationship.

2016 210

6 Ways to Simplify Your Finances This Year

Simple Productivity Blog

Many people’s finances run amuck simply because they don’t take the time to properly manage them. Simplifying your finances may not always be fun – but saving money definitely is. Create a Tax Return Filing System. Instead of spending hours, days, or weeks preparing your return each year, create a home filing system to store pertinent tax documents and receipts that you collect throughout the year. This post was written by a guest author.

Getting More Finance Administration Tasks Done in Less Time

Small Business CEO

If your small or medium-sized business has only one finance manager or at least a smaller group of finance managers, chances are, handling every record of your company’s day-to-day expenses (on top of all their other duties) might get overwhelming from time to time, especially during earnings reports season. Human error is frowned upon, but especially when it comes to handling company finances. Filing contract approvals.

Worsening Access To Finance For UK Small Business

The Small Business Blog

Worsening Access To Finance For UK Small Business by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 16, 2009 Following on from my interview on CNBC, I came under fire with some criticism for suggesting the banks and the government is failing small business with access to affordable finance. « Top 5 Website Design Tips Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/11/17 » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Monday, November 16th, 2009 at 2:51 pm and is filed under Finance.

2009 133

How a Small Business Can Invoke the Power of Involuntary Bankruptcy to Get Paid

Small Business CEO

If a business debtor owes your company money, consider filing an involuntary bankruptcy case on its behalf. Read on to find out when filing an involuntary bankruptcy petition is advantageous for a creditor, and how to do so. Finance Legal bankruptcy

2020 56

Top 6 Things Car Insurance Companies Don’t Want You Know

Small Business CEO

First, men tend to file more claims than women.… Finance car insuranceCar insurance can be very confusing. You make a payment every month and you know that you’re covered.

2020 70

The Steps to Take if Your Business Can’t Pay Its Taxes

Small Business CEO

For federal taxes (state ones may be different), the tax return data for filing is also the payment date for the taxes too.… Finance Legal business taxesWhen it comes to business taxes, it doesn’t pay to mess around with what’s due to the IRS.

2020 62

The Benefits of Renting Office Space

Productivity Bits

Without ownership of the building, business owners have a much easier time filing their taxes. Personal Finance do I need a dedicated office having own office office space owning office versus rentingO wning a building gives people the freedom to do anything they would like with their property, but this doesn’t always benefit every business owner. Sometimes, renting office space offers business owners more benefits than owning. Renting Means Flexibility .

2011 219

7 Ways to Manage your Superannuation Claims

Small Business CEO

A lawyer knows how to reach out to the company, how the pensions are managed, and how to file a claim against the pension.… Finance Legal superannuationSuperannuation claims are a large part of the pension and retirement industry. You need to know how to get your claim processed, who to talk to, and how long it takes to process the claim. The seven steps below can be used at any time if you believe you are owed retirement benefits, death benefits, or a payout.

2019 53

How to Avoid Needing Regular VAT Loans

Small Business CEO

You know you’re going to come up short when your next filing is due, so you’re already thinking about getting a loan. Finance small business loans VAT loansYou are a business owner who makes quarterly VAT payments. Unfortunately, this is not your first time. You have used VAT loans multiple times in the past. You are thinking you would like to break the cycle, but you don’t know how. VAT loans are not bad in and of themselves.

2019 55

A Taxing Endeavor: 3 Tips to Take the Stress Out of Tax Season

Small Business CEO

Most people don’t think about taxes until the last minute, so they’re not ready when it’s time to file. … Finance business taxes tax seasonBenjamin Franklin famously quipped that only two things are certain in life: death and taxes. Given that inevitability, it might seem surprising that so many business owners struggle during tax season. Entrepreneurs are typically so focused on growing their companies’ products and services that taxes become an afterthought.

2017 61

Common Payroll Tax Pitfalls

Small Business CEO

The IRS is cracking down on businesses that don’t properly file or report their payroll taxes – and they are paying especially close attention to small businesses, which are the largest source of uncollected taxes. … Finance business taxes payrol taxes payrol taxes pitfalls If you have employees, then payroll taxes are one of the costs of doing business. Unfortunately, they can also be a potential minefield.

SME VOICE: Making Tax Digital (MTD) – How Your Business Can Prepare

Small Business CEO

While there are those that denounce HMRC’s move as an invasion of privacy, most countries have had a digital option or requirement for filing taxes for quite a while. … Finance business taxes Make Tax Digital MTDIt’s official. By January 2018, the majority of individuals and businesses will be on a digital tax reporting system.

2018 50

5 Best Tax Practices for the Worried Virtual Assistant

Virtual Moxie

But I made the decision alone, without reaching out to anyone smarter about business finances than I was, because I was ashamed that I didn’t know the answers and couldn’t understand the information I was finding on my own.

2021 130

Ransomware Attack: Everything You Need To Know To Stop It

Dumb Little Man

Malware encrypted many of the files of the organization, leaving workers unable to access them. Ransomware attacks can be very damaging to all types of organizations, causing loss of productivity and finances. Want to prevent your data or files from being held to ransom?

2020 222

SEC Approves Equity Crowdfunding

Small Business Labs

Be sure to follow all the rules/filings before, during, and after you raise your funds. FinanceUp until now, entrepreneurs raising money through crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter promised their backers products in exchange for funding.    But last week the Securities and Exchange Commission approved a law allowing the general public to participate in equity crowdfunding campaigns. 

2015 61

Taxes And Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

One depressing thing is knowing that if you get a good deal paying off a debt it could come back to bite you when you file your taxes. … Finance business taxesDebt is a pain, and if you run a small business your personal debt could have an effect on your business and your taxes. Freelance and contract workers have enough to deal with when it comes to tax time, so it’s not fun to learn that there are other things that can mess with you when tax time rolls around.

2017 43

5 Reasons You’ll Be Glad You Made Your Purchase With Cash

Dumb Little Man

Even though they are convenient, such payment methods are actually very disruptive to your finances. Cash brings transparency to your finances. Over time, your credit card payments can build up and strain your finances. In case you fail to address your dues right away, you could end up in court with a case filed against you. Many of us, especially the younger generations, rely so heavily on cashless payment options.

How A Divorce Affects The Debt That You Took Jointly With Your Spouse

Dumb Little Man

Separating your emotions and finances from your soon-to-be-ex is a complicated procedure. You must take the necessary steps to protect your assets and finances. Upon filing for divorce, you may expect your debt to be split in half by your lender or creditor, but this is not going to be the case. Even if you and your ex-spouse have signed a separation agreement, you should still ensure you’ve taken steps to protect your finances during and post-divorce.

2018 151

How to Protect Your Assets When Working Remotely

Dumb Little Man

It’s crucial to follow smart security practices and remote working security tips to keep your accounts, finances, and clients safe. Saving files in the cloud serves two purposes. Second, it allows you to access those files from any computer, allowing you to be more flexible in your work. You can even access your files from your phone in a pinch. Remote work comes with numerous benefits.

2019 149

Link Lineup: Running Your Business, Personal Productivity & More

Stephanie LH Calahan

Manage Those Finances. 14 Strategies for Creating a Workspace that Kicks Ass and Keeps You Creative - [link] -- Great post by @jonathanmead on things you can do to make your workspace effective (note, he is not talking about filing system though being orderly is mentioned - there are a lot of components to an effective space.). Manage Those Finances! Every other Wednesday, I share links to a number of different blogs and sites. 

2011 140

So do assistants think the role has diversified?

Practically Perfect PA

Event Management, Project Management, Human Resources and Finance have become a big part of my job. In the past I’d be answering phones, taking memos and maintaining files – nowadays you are an extension of your Executive. ” “When I first started as an EA, I was answering phones, filing, and typing memos. I find that now I am involved in finance, creating presentations, gathering information, assisting with Human Resources.

2014 165

Is running your own VA business the new career progression for PAs?

Practically Perfect PA

There’s an increased need for digital skills, such as managing social media, websites and managing cloud-based applications, from file sharing to appointment scheduling. Many roles are being expanded to include tasks a traditional PA or EA would never had to get involved in, such as finances and industry specific processes and trends. Being self-employed gives you the control over your working pattern, your role and your finances.

2017 156

Top Questions to Ask When Buying Home Insurance

Dumb Little Man

However, if you are financing your home with a mortgage, getting a home insurance policy will likely be a requirement. With so many insurance companies operating today, you need to be sure that you’re getting a home insurance policy from one who can actually compensate clients who file a claim. As consumers, it is reasonable to ask questions before buying something. It’s no different when you’re purchasing a home insurance policy.

2019 134

How To Reduce The Costs Of Technology In Your Business

Small Business CEO

File storage: Take advantage of storage area networks (SAN) to centralize all data in one location. Entrepreneurs Finance Information Technology budgets expenses technologyEvery company is concerned about the bottom line. Without that attention to detail they’ll constantly be throwing good money after bad. The quickest way to score points with upper management is to show initiative through developing cost cutting measures.

2012 75

The 5 Important Factors That Affect Your Credit Score

Dumb Little Man

Hard inquiries are placed in your credit file each time a lender asks for your credit report to determine your credibility. Author Bio: Nicholas Houston is a finance expert and founder of CreditAidUsa. A credit score is more than a three-digit number.

2019 181

Pandora's Office May Have Been Worse than Her Box

The Office Professionals Place

File According to Sara Caputo, OfficeArrow’s Productivity Guru, 80% of what is filed is never looked at again. If possible, “Go Green,&# eliminate the paper clutter and file documents electronically. If you are reverting to electronic filing, be sure to have a backup just in case your computer crashes. Make time, at least weekly, to file papers away. Determine if something needs to be shredded, filed, or distributed to someone else.

2009 100

Top 5 Strategies to Get Your Office Schedule Back on Track!

Office Organization Success

Clear out your desk and files. And it’s amazing what you come across too … your next big program could have been lurking for months in your filing cabinet! using a ring binder file — print out articles that you come across while surfing or any emails that you may need to refer to again; cut out useful magazine articles; store newsletters, circulars or magazines. Get your finances organized.

2016 147

Five Surprising Health Insurance Tax Tips For Small Business Owners and The Self Employed

Small Business CEO

Here are five health insurance-related tax tips to consider before you file your taxes this year: 1. If your adjusted gross income was between $125,000 and $145,000 ($250,000 - $290,000 for those filing joint returns), you may only be eligible to retain a portion of that subsidy. Finance accounting expenses taxes

2011 74

How To Work And Travel The World: 10 Helpful Tools

Dumb Little Man

Remote workers usually can’t keep an eye on their finances easily – or at least I know I can’t. It makes your personal finances simpler and you won’t struggle with multiple currencies or hourly rates. From marketing, over finances, all the way to science and IT industry, Best Dissertations offers you a full set of ideas that can make your presentation look perfect. Coda allows you to open and handle your files both locally and remotely.

2018 158

Get colleagues to reduce their error rate

Office Dynamics

We deal with a lot of paperwork and we create typos, overlook incorrect addresses, forget to format things correctly, mislabel files, etc. ” — Pru, Executive Finance Assistant. Is there any effective way to get colleagues to reduce their error rate? by MARY ELLEN SLAYTER on JULY 31, 2013 5:05PM. in ADMIN PRO FORUM. Question: "Frankly, our admin team makes a lot of mistakes.

2013 104

Start the New Year off with a New Focus on Your Personal Affairs.

Stephanie LH Calahan

  Here are a few tips to get started: Set up a filing system to store and manage your paperwork Your paperwork likely consists of three types of paper:  1) stuff you need to take action on 2) stuff you are saving for reference and 3) stuff that you should have tossed a long time ago, but haven't.    Here are a few for you to consider: AboutOne.com If you would like to go paperless with your home filing, this is definitely the tool to consider! 

2011 179

What Do Insurance Brokers Do for You?

Dumb Little Man

These clarifications can help customers prevent filing incorrect claims and avoid misunderstanding coverage. When it comes time to file an insurance claim or to face a settlement, brokers can be a bridge between the insurance company and the customer. See Also: 102 Personal Finance Tips. They are tasked with remaining discreet and maintaining confidential files for all of their customers. Buying insurance is an expensive but necessary purchase.

2016 158

Planning Your Year-End Business Tax Strategies

Small Business CEO

While everybody else gears up for the holidays, small businesses should have another thing in mind apart from sales: filing taxes. We are just a few months away from the annual filing deadline and the best time to get started on evaluating your tax strategy is now. Finance deductions income taxesAs the fiscal year draws to a close, it is important that business owners review the current financial situation and start implementing strategies to help minimize your income tax.

2010 58

Office Design Ideas for a Productive Workspace

Eat Your Career

Once you are clear on what you want your project to achieve, work with your finance department to set and approve a budget so that you know what you have to work with. Ensure employees have access to storage like file cabinets and a coat hanger to store personal items and keep jackets neat. This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q. These days, design inspiration is everywhere.

2018 100

Why Your Organization Should Invest In An HR Management System

Dumb Little Man

An automated HR management software can automate most tasks related to tax filing and payroll management. Being an integrated solution with already existing finance, accounting, and ERP modules, it is easy to integrate, change or manipulate the system. When your team grows, managing them turns into a major task. You’ll face a lot of challenges, from recruiting, maintaining records, and establishing organization culture.

2018 173

Credit cards going green

Eco-Office Gals

This has not only allowed for greater and easier access to your accounts online but it has made your finances easier to manage and is also a step towards less paper which is only positive for the environment. Banks have also begun to move towards digitalising their corporate offices into a paperless environment with data all stored digitally instead of being printed and filed.

Best Business Technology for Small Businesses & Their Owners (28 ideas from them to you!)

Stephanie LH Calahan

You can easily track personal and business finances, quickly see the profit/loss of the business, create invoices, review financial reports, import data AND easily transfer information to Turbo Tax (another program I'd recommend!) OneNote: My Filing Cabinet In The Clouds. create notebooks and files just like I would with paper, but now it is all organized on my computer. I plug directly into my MacBookPro and use Audacity or Garage Band to edit the file.

2011 203

4 Investment Tips to Protect Your Future

Dumb Little Man

You should make sure that you consider what is best for you and your finances before making any major decisions. If you do end up in this position, talk to a legal professional about filing for bankruptcy to see if there is a way to protect your investments. Almost everything in our daily life revolves around money. We go to work to earn money and we use that money to pay for food, gas, our homes and all our necessities.

2017 161

Which tasks should assistants manage?

Practically Perfect PA

Deciding which documents their executive should read (assistants should schedule time in the Executive’s diary for catching up on paperwork / reading etc), forwarding documents to other members of staff as appropriate or filing information for a later date. To save the executive time in their day to concentrate on the bigger picture assistants should be the filter for all communications, meeting requests, administration and finance related matters.

2014 175