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What is an Example of a Credit Policy?

When you deliver goods or services and you extend a business customer credit by accepting a promise to pay (accounts receivable) later through an invoice, then in a sense you are loaning your customers cash. During the whole process of acquiring loans, the first question every person must think about is whether the loan is essential at that moment or not. What is an example of a credit policy?
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How Do You Write an Accounts Payable Procedures Manual?

Accounts payable is the event that pays for the liability incurred by the purchasing process, which is for supplier purchases or  inventory required by manufacturing to meet customer demand. Sales generates the demand that created the accounts receivables, which is turned into cash. How do you write accounts payable procedure manual to support the purchasing policies and procedures manual, to disburse the cash? Continue reading How Do You Write an Accounts Payable Procedures Manual?

What Is an Accounts Receivable Policy Manual?

The purpose of your Accounts Receivable Policy, found in our Accounts Manuals Template, is to document the financial principles and policies governing your company’s accounting and collection practices. Your Accounts Receivable Policy Manual and associated accounting procedures are intended to satisfy the documentation requirements for an Accounting Management System. What is an accounts receivable policy manual? Continue reading What Is an Accounts Receivable Policy Manual?

Do You Have Effective Employee Personal Trading Policies?

Employers, and particularly owners of small or medium-sized businesses, have to be careful about developing a personal trading policy for their employees. Developing an in-depth trading policy could protect you from liability and even criminal charges. Do you have effective employee personal trading policies? Continue reading Do You Have Effective Employee Personal Trading Policies?

What Accounting Tips Do Small Businesses Need to Know?

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How Can Your Compliance Cost be Reduced?

Writing procedures is an exercise in controlling compliance costs. You’re trying to comply with customer expectations, management objectives, government regulations, and/or industry standards, making compliance expensive. Regardless of the reason for compliance, wouldn’t you want to write as few procedures as possible if you could still conform to the compliance mandate and keep your compliance costs to a minimum? How can cost of compliance be reduced?

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What Are Accounting Controls and Processes?

When you hear the phrase “internal control system required by Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404?” do you automatically think of policies and procedures? Simply having accounting policies and procedures does not indicate an internal controls accounting system. Well-written accounting controls procedures that document well-defined accounting processes, however, are an important component of the control system you are building. Continue reading What Are Accounting Controls and Processes?

Do Your Accounting Procedures Drive Internal Control?

How can you make the most of your accounting manual and accounting policies and procedures to support your internal control objectives? But do your accounting procedures drive internal control already? Continue reading Do Your Accounting Procedures Drive Internal Control?

What are the Benefits of Procurement Software?

If you are an organization, company, or business that has to deal with dozens of clients daily, procurement software could make your finance management a lot easier. The software will help you analyze your total spending, track thousands of suppliers, pay attention to individual supplier performance and promote compliance. What are the benefits of procurement software?

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