finances and funding

The engine of a company are its finances and funding. Without both a business cannot survive. Get tips on managing your money.

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“I can reconcile my sales in 15 minutes”

The Yoco Business Portal helps entrepreneurs manage their businesses with its many free tools. Find out how to reconcile sales quickly.

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finances and funding

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Small business banking is like many things in life. Doing it properly in the beginning will save you a lot of time, money and pain in the future.

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.
finances and funding

How to ask for funding from family and friends

Many entrepreneurs get funding from family and friends. They are the most likely to believe in you. Find out how to do this the right way.

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.
finances and funding

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Side hustle businesses are pretty common nowadays, but many people are unaware of the tax implications of running one. Read on for tax tips for small businesses.

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finances and funding

VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

Did you know that you may be able to get a tax rebate for Value Added Tax (VAT). Learn about what VAT is and how you can manage it.

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.
finances and funding

Filter and export your sales history

Improve your reconciliation process with the tools in the Yoco Business Portal. Take care of your sales history easily and efficiently.

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.
finances and funding

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

The Budget Speech delivered a mixed bag in terms of tax on businesses in 2019. Find out how this will affect in the next tax year.

An image of South Africa rand notes in an article about small business funding.
finances and funding

Access to small business funding

Access to funding is critical for success. Learn what Yoco’s small business community have to say about funding and the challenges they face.

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finances and funding

Top funding options for small businesses

Find out what the funding options are available for South African business. See which are best suited to your business and goals.

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.
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How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

Dustin from Ground Art Caffe chats about how he has simplified his cafe’s financial management process using Yoco and Xero.

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Motivating your employees in busy times

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Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

How to get business funding with Yoco Capital

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When will I get my money?

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The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

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Meet the Yoco Data Team

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Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

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Do you really need business capital?

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How to stay connected through the COVID-19 outbreak

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How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

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Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale