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Save on Capital Gains Taxes With an 83(b) Election
27Sep
Save on Capital Gains Taxes With an 83(b) Election
Love money? So do we. In fact, you could say money is what we’re all about. At inDinero, we’ve made it our mission to help businesses like yours save and make money at every opportunity— with smart bookkeeping, accounting, and tax strategies.
Is Outsourced Accounting Worth the Cost?
10Sep
Is Outsourced Accounting Worth the Cost?
Hate using your time to keep track of your business’s finances? You’re in good company. Many business owners consider bookkeeping, accounting, and tax filing the least enjoyable aspects of running their companies.
What Is the Ideal Burn Rate for a Growing Company?
4Sep
What Is the Ideal Burn Rate for a Growing Company?
Burn rate is a matter of life and death—startup life and death. It’s the difference between companies that survive for years and those that shutter within months.
6 Strategies To Help Any Startup Stay Organized
26Aug
6 Strategies To Help Any Startup Stay Organized
Congrats! You’ve begun exciting process of launching a new startup. So, what's next? Well, it's time to prepare yourself for a lot of decision making, decisions that can directly impact how successful your company is in the future.
GAAP: What It Is and Why Your Investors Expect It
25Jun
GAAP: What It Is and Why Your Investors Expect It
GAAP. It may seem like accounting jargon, but if your business is entering a Series A round and you’ve begun to have serious discussions with potential sources of capital, those four letters can be the difference between securing and losing out on funding.
3 Essential SaaS Metrics to Exceed Investor Expectations
21Dec
3 Essential SaaS Metrics to Exceed Investor Expectations
If you run a Software as a Service (SaaS) company—that is, if you provide licensed software via the cloud—I have some good news for you. SaaS is on track to reach a public market value of $76 billion in 2020.
The 8 Essentials of 409A Valuations
17Dec
The 8 Essentials of 409A Valuations
Countless startup founders have asked these questions, and yet the answers remain frustratingly long and tedious. Like so many tax-related topics, 409A valuations are in desperate need of a rebrand. The term derives not from a jumble of numbers and letters picked from a hat, but from Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code, which regulates nonqualified deferred compensation paid to plan participants.
5 Ways Bad Financial Data Can Cost You During Funding
9Nov
5 Ways Bad Financial Data Can Cost You During Funding
While virtually all investment opportunities involve some level of uncertainty, the people and organizations who eventually invest in your company—be they bank lenders, venture capitalists, or your friends and family—are the ones who are confident they have minimized their risk. Sure, they want to feel excited about an opportunity, but what they’re ultimately looking for is a safe bet.
Your Startup’s Success Might Be Hindered By Your Accounting Method
2Nov
Your Startup’s Success Might Be Hindered By Your Accounting Method
As a startup founder, you need the right financial data in order to make decisions that put you in a position for growth.
Start Hiring Sooner—the IRS Will Pay You To Do It
7Sep
Start Hiring Sooner—the IRS Will Pay You To Do It
Hiring? If you run a startup, you probably should be. Job growth is up, unemployment is down, and our country’s already competitive labor market is on track to tighten even further in the coming months.
How Founders Can Prioritize Spending to Maximize Business Growth
10Aug
How Founders Can Prioritize Spending to Maximize Business Growth
Founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, says, “We cannot be in survival mode. We have to be in growth mode.” Any business must be growing to survive and flourish, especially in its initial years.
The Role Outsourced Accounting Plays in Growing Your Startup
17Jul
The Role Outsourced Accounting Plays in Growing Your Startup
From everything I’ve learned so far from the businesses we work with, early-stage companies are trying to make a million things happen at once. Most startups we talk to don’t have their operational processes defined right off the bat, so they’re constantly tackling logistical and departmental emergencies all while trying to meet the increasing demands of successful growth.
8 Budgeting Tips for Surviving Seasonal Business Ups & Downs
9Jul
8 Budgeting Tips for Surviving Seasonal Business Ups & Downs
First things first, you need to determine the minimal requirements it takes for your business to exist.
3 Signs Your Startup is Ready for an ERP System
18May
3 Signs Your Startup is Ready for an ERP System
Computers have long since become an integral facet of companies of all shapes and sizes.
Making the Switch from Cash or Accrual to GAAP Accounting
9Mar
Making the Switch from Cash or Accrual to GAAP Accounting
One of the most thoughtful and hardworking CPAs I’ve ever met once told me that businesses are like fingerprints—each one is unique and has different ways of tracking and sharing financial information internally.