5 Tasks Small Business Owners Should Do

JODY LINICK | March 4, 2019

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As bookkeepers and accountants to small business owners, we are often frustrated when the client stops looking at their books or financials because they know we are looking at them. It is our responsibility to educate them that just because they have hired a professional, does not mean they can abdicate responsibility for understanding their books. In fact, not looking at or understanding their books puts their business at risk. They may not realize that even though they have cash in the bank, their company is not profitable. Or, worse yet, they may be victims of fraud by their own trusted staff, people who know the owner is not looking, so they take advantage of the situation.

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