GetApp Finance & Accounting Blog

  • Published 15 March 2017 by Lauren Maffeo
    Oh, the joys of being your own boss. You can work when the mood suits, build your own business, and forego a manager tracking your every step. But all of those benefits can seem to go out the window during tax season – especially if you file as a freelancer. According to AND CO, a simple … Continue Reading
    4 Tax Tips for Freelancers That Save Time and Money
  • Published 21 February 2017 by Lauren Maffeo
    It seems like “influencer” lists are a dime a dozen these days. Whether these lists share the top marketing leaders who can tame your content or sales rock stars who can help you gain more inbound leads, they can be a great resource to gain new knowledge. But it can be tough to find the … Continue Reading
    5 Small Business Accounting Influencers to Follow on Twitter
  • Published 31 January 2017 by Lauren Maffeo
    Owning your own business guarantees adventure. You get to chart your own course by bringing a new product to market; leading a team of A+ employees; and boasting more freedom than most people dream of. If you already have your own business, you can start laughing now. We both know how much tedium there is … Continue Reading
    6 Accounting Software Tips for First-Time Small Business Buyers
  • Published 20 January 2017 by Lauren Maffeo
    The end of the holidays is sad enough. But once December’s Christmas trees are brought to the curb, small businesses have a new headache to greet them: tax season. The tax management process is usually groaned upon by those without an accounting degree. That’s why finding the right cloud-based tax management software can be such … Continue Reading
    How to Choose Tax Management Software: A Handy Checklist
  • Published 22 December 2016 by Lauren Maffeo
    QuickBooks Online is a giant in the world of accounts payable software. The popular cloud-based bookkeeping tool has earned the top spot in GetApp’s Category Leaders ranking of accounts payable solutions. But that does not mean it’s absolutely the best choice for your own small business. One GetApp reviewer says that while QuickBooks is a … Continue Reading
    7 QuickBooks Replacements for Accounts Payable
  • Published 15 December 2016 by Deeksha Malik
    2016 marks the six-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest environmental disaster to-date in U.S. history. The economic and environmental impact of the incident was considerable and BP had to spend billions of dollars to settle claims for safety violations, compliance issues, legal implications, environmental damage, amongst other things. Much of this … Continue Reading
    How to Choose the Best Risk Management Software to Fight Fires in Your Business
  • Published 6 December 2016 by Lauren Maffeo
    Did you sleep through your parents’ pre-college lectures about budgets? If so, you might be in a pickle when you need to build your first small business budgeting template. A healthy cash flow lies behind every successful small business owner. But this doesn’t happen overnight, or with “I’ll spend less next month” excuses. It happens … Continue Reading
    How to Choose the Best Software for Your Budgeting Template
  • Published 29 November 2016 by Lauren Maffeo
    Have you ever lost a work-related receipt that you had to expense? It tends to be a one-and-done mistake that puts you on a quest to go paperless. Paying a hotel invoice out of your own pocket can drive even the most organized among us to research the best expense management apps. Expense management apps automate the … Continue Reading
    The Best Expense Management Apps Ranked by Integrations
  • Published 15 November 2016 by Karen McCandless
    Freelance and gig economy workers often get a rough deal, with late payments (if any) poor communication, and unreasonable requests or demands. According to an article from, the average unpaid freelancer in the US is owed about $6,000. With freelancing on the rise, it’s become an issue that needs more scrutiny and regulation. Enter … Continue Reading
    Top Apps to Manage Your Freelancers and Gig Economy Workers and Pay Them on Time
  • Published 10 November 2016 by Lauren Maffeo
    The gap between using your iPhone for work and play is not as wide as you might think– your device can be just as useful for billing and invoicing as it is for playing Pokemon Go. With the number of software solutions being offered for iOS constantly growing, it’s easier than ever to get things … Continue Reading
    4 Mobile-Friendly Billing and Invoicing Apps for iPhone