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© Charles Edge 2018
Charles EdgeBuild, Run, and Sell Your Apple Consulting Practicehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3835-6_4

4. Accounting 101

Charles Edge1 
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
 

I have never seen anyone with a degree in accounting start a Managed Services Provider. I’m sure it happens, but most providers I’ve met had to (or will have to) learn some basics about accounting along the way.

That’s going to be true for a lot of different things when you start a business on a shoestring budget. And it’s good, because when you hire full-time staff to do various roles, you’ll better know how to manage them! But you likely can’t afford to hire a full-time accountant in the beginning. So at first, you can use a tool like Mint or Quicken to do basic, ...

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