Amrita Jayakumar is a freelance writer and a former special assignments writer for NerdWallet. She covered personal loans and consumer credit and debt. In addition, she wrote a syndicated column about millennials and money. Previously, she was a reporter at The Washington Post. Her work has appeared in the Miami Herald and USA Today. Amrita has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.
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How to Pay Yourself as a Business Owner
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How to Undo Reconciliation in QuickBooks Online
Although it’s relatively easy to undo reconciliation in QuickBooks Online, doing so should be a rare exception.
How to Print W-2s in QuickBooks Online
A W2 is a statement of wages and taxes for each year. QuickBooks allows you to generate paper and electronic W2s.
How to Create a Purchase Order in QuickBooks Online
Creating a purchase order in QuickBooks Online can streamline your inventory management and bookkeeping processes.
Loyverse POS Review 2022: Pricing, Features, Top Alternatives
Loyverse POS is a great free option for service-oriented businesses starting out, but there are scalability issues.
AccuPOS Review 2022: Pricing, Features, Top Alternatives
AccuPOS is best known for its accounting integration, which closes the gap between your POS and accounting software.
What Is Bookkeeping? A Small-Business Owner’s Guide
Good bookkeeping is necessary to have the financial information you need to make sound business decisions.
Accrual vs. Cash Basis Accounting: What’s the Difference?
Learn the differences between accrual vs. cash basis accounting and which method is better for your small business.
How to Void a Check in QuickBooks Online
Learn how to void a check in QuickBooks Online to keep your accounting records in order.
Top Alternatives to Xero
Looking for something different than Xero? Here are some top Xero alternatives, including free options.
Understanding the Small-Business Health Care Tax Credit
Learn about the small-business health care tax credit including who qualifies, limitations and how to file.
The 10 Best Freelancer Tax Deductions
If you're a freelancer, don't miss out on these important business deductions that may help you save at tax time.
How to Choose the Right Payroll Software for Your Business
Here's what to look for when you choose a payroll software platform for your small business.
Justworks Review 2022: Features, Pricing, Alternatives
This Justworks review covers features, plans, reviews and alternatives to help with your HRIS software decision.