Posts By: Kristin Piccirillo

Kristin Piccirillo

Gain Awareness Through Cash Flow Forecasting

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Whether your business is just starting out, going through some changes, or has been around for many years, having a good understanding of your financial position (especially your cash flow) can make a huge difference in your daily management and how you approach the future of your business. Starting to fill out a blank spreadsheet with projections may seem intimidating, but it has less to do with pure math, and more to do with how much you know (or can find out) about your business, the market, and other factors that influence the numbers.

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Kristin Piccirillo

All the Ways You Can Accept Online Payments in 2017

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accept payments in 2016

In 2017 customers will continue moving toward a completely digital life. This will include embracing different forms of online billing and ways to accept payments, including EMV or chip card use, and an increase in mobile connectedness.

According to the 2016 Annual Billing Household Survey, customers use an average of 3.6 different payment methods each month for their bills. Mobile payment use increased with 33% of online households reporting to have paid a monthly bill through their mobile phone, a 22% increase compared to last year’s survey. Mobile users continue to demand multiple payment options with 42% of smartphone users reporting having paid bills through their phone.

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Kristin Piccirillo

5 Ways to Make Tax Season Easier Next Year

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Tax Forms

Today is Tax Day. If you have already filed your business and personal tax returns, congratulations! If you are one of the almost 12 million people who file an extension — get back to work if you owe money, as you will still need to pay about 90% of your estimated tax total by midnight on April 15 to avoid a penalty.[1] How do you put yourself in a better position next year? Here are 5 ideas to make tax season the best season.

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