86% of small businesses fail in the first year.

70% in the second year, and roughly 60% in the third year.

The number one cause of failure?  Lack of experience.  In a 2011 research study, out of 10 reasons why businesses fail, 7 of those reasons were directly attributed to accounting problems.

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