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Glossary: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Glossary|Tags: , , , |

The term GAAP, or "generally accepted accounting principles," refers to a set of accounting policies and procedures used in the formal compilation of financial statements. Some part of GAAP come from formal accounting standards from various boards and agencies, and some come from industry standards.

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Glossary: 1099

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Glossary|Tags: , , , |

In the tax world, the term "1099" refers to a series of reporting forms issued to recipients of certain types of income.

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Glossary: Bonus Depreciation

By | May 24th, 2017|Categories: Glossary, Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , |

Bonus depreciation, in tax terms, refers to an accelerated form of depreciation available on certain types of assets.

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Glossary: Fiscal Year

By | April 14th, 2017|Categories: Glossary|Tags: |

A "fiscal year" refers to the 12-month period on which an organization keeps its books.

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Glossary: Sole Proprietorship

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Glossary|Tags: , , |

In simple terms, a sole proprietorship refers to a business which is not incorporated and which has only one owner.

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