Announcing Built Payroll, Vendor Pay, POS and Subscriptions

We are happy to announce the release of Built Payroll, Vendor Pay, POS and Subscriptions features on our accounting and finance software. These features are part of the product roadmap we have designed to automate bookkeeping and cash flow management for  small business owners to ensure that they have enough time to focus on their core …

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Is outsourced accounting with Built worth the cost?

Outsourcing Accounting services is defined as purchasing an accounting service from an outside vendor rather than hiring an in-house Accountant. The prime objective of outsourcing an accounting service is to reduce costs. As companies grow, the amount of paperwork explodes too. This leads to  several problems, from overburdened employees to outdated and inefficient processes through …

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Budgeting for marketing

4 reasons why you should budget for marketing in your small business

There are broadly two sides of doing business: (1) bringing in cash and (2) managing the cash brought in. One important tool that assists businesses to bring in cash is marketing, especially advertising. In this article, we will look at some reasons why you should budget or make provision for marketing as you run your …

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Paying myself as a business owner

Paying myself as a business owner: A prudent approach?

General perception Most small business owners do not see the importance of paying themselves at the end of the month because they have the perception that they own the monies in the business and also, they can pay themselves at any time. Yes, you can pay yourself at any time because you do not report …

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Is outsourced accounting with Built worth the cost?

Outsourcing Accounting services is defined as purchasing an accounting service from an outside vendor rather than hiring an in-house Accountant. The prime objective of outsourcing an accounting service is to reduce costs. As companies grow, the amount of paperwork explodes too. This leads to  several problems, from overburdened employees to outdated and inefficient processes through …

Read more
Budgeting for marketing

4 reasons why you should budget for marketing in your small business

There are broadly two sides of doing business: (1) bringing in cash and (2) managing the cash brought in. One important tool that assists businesses to bring in cash is marketing, especially advertising. In this article, we will look at some reasons why you should budget or make provision for marketing as you run your …

Read more
Paying myself as a business owner

Paying myself as a business owner: A prudent approach?

General perception Most small business owners do not see the importance of paying themselves at the end of the month because they have the perception that they own the monies in the business and also, they can pay themselves at any time. Yes, you can pay yourself at any time because you do not report …

Read more

A Simple Guide to Small Business Taxes in Ghana

While it is common knowledge that doing business involves tax payments, it is vital to reiterate this. In Ghana, some taxes apply to only small businesses though the industry and location in which a small business operate may give rise to other tax obligations or tax exemptions. In this article, I share with you four …

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